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About Sonia Singh

Sonia volunteers as an ESL teacher at Casa Marianella. By day she is a Digital Marketer, and by evening and weekends she is working on Casa’s website and marketing presence to help spread Casa’s amazing mission.

Casa Marianella Receives 2017 Boomerang Grant

We're thrilled to one of the 2017 Boomerang grantees as part of the Kindle Project! Boomerang is a fairly new project that gives artists the power to pay-it-forward and recommend organizations for Kindle Project funds. Stated on their website, "Boomerang seeks to shed light upon and creatively catalyze unseen opportunities by widening who influences philanthropic [...]

By | 2017-11-11T17:11:29+00:00 November 11th, 2017|In the News|0 Comments

Casa Marianella Participating in Giving Tuesday 2017

We’re just a month away from #GivingTuesday, a harmonious global day of donating, fueled by  social media and the power of the Internet. Last year Casa Marianella participated, with donations coming in from far and wide to help us continue our mission of hosting asylum seekers and immigrants from across the globe. All in all, [...]

By | 2017-10-29T18:51:43+00:00 October 29th, 2017|Events|0 Comments

Casa Marianella Residents Enjoy Ceramics Lesson

At Casa Marianella, it's important to us that we provide safe spaces for residents to unwind from any stresses they are experiencing, and create an atmosphere that encourages creativity and relaxation. Two of our ESL teachers, Grace Wasson and Blair Pettit, saw a beautiful opportunity to introduce their own relaxing hobby of pottery into the [...]

By | 2017-10-12T06:24:49+00:00 October 12th, 2017|Events|0 Comments

Learn More About Casa’s New Hosting Program

Our Hosting Program is open to Austinites who are willing to share their home with an asylum seeker in ATX. We are so thankful for the love and support our new program has received thus far. This program is largely beneficial for everyone involved, and is a great cultural opportunity for the host! We’re answering [...]

By | 2017-10-02T15:00:56+00:00 September 25th, 2017|In the News|0 Comments

Top 3 Reasons to Host an Asylum Seeker in ATX

Casa Marianella is ecstatic to launch our new Hosting Program, allowing Austinites to open their doors to asylum seekers from across the world who are in need of transitional housing after their stay at Casa Marianella. We need your help and support as our program grows to become the success that we know it can [...]

By | 2017-10-02T14:59:48+00:00 September 12th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Casa Marianella Launches New Hosting Program

We are thrilled to announce that we are launching a new Hosting Program in October, which is open to residents of the Austin community! Our Hosting Program is an extension of our current residential program at Casa Marianella. We are asking Austinites to open their homes to 1-2 residents for 3 months after they have [...]

By | 2017-09-04T15:46:59+00:00 September 4th, 2017|In the News|0 Comments

ESL Teacher Shares Her Experience at Casa

We spoke with one of our wonderful ESL teachers, Camille, about her extensive involvement with Casa Marianella and what she has gained from teaching and interacting with people from all walks of life. What first prompted you to start teaching ESL? I was told about how refugees come from very bad situations in their home [...]

By | 2017-08-08T22:14:48+00:00 August 8th, 2017|Volunteer Spotlight|0 Comments

Casa Salaam Backyard Clean-Up is Huge Success!

The Power of Community Thank you to everyone who came out to support our efforts to clean up the backyard of Casa Salaam - our newest home for two-parent immigrant families. It has been a long road, but Casa Salaam is finally open to immigrant families, with our first family already moved in. Casa Salaam, [...]

By | 2017-07-23T13:29:46+00:00 July 23rd, 2017|Events|1 Comment