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Inti Raymi Fund Raises 25k for Casa Marianella

We're incredibly grateful for our friends at the Inti Raymi Fund, for generously raising and donating $25,000 for Casa Marianella. We spoke with Anas Talalqa, Human Rights Advisor at the Inti Raymi Fund, to find out more about their mission and how they came to find out about Casa. Please tell us a little about the Inti [...]

By |2019-01-24T17:09:52+00:00January 24th, 2019|In the News|0 Comments

Lament for Syria – Amineh Abou Kerech

2019 is around the corner. As we celebrate another year, we'd like to look back on a poem written by the very talented, prize winning Amineh Abou Kerech, who wrote 'Lament for Syria' at the age of 13, after being forced to flee her homeland. This poem reminds us that life is never promised, never [...]

By |2018-12-21T07:08:04+00:00December 21st, 2018|In the News|1 Comment

Casa on KVUE: Giving Back on Giving Tuesday

So much gratitude for you all supporting Casa by generously contributing on Giving Tuesday to help us raise just over 7K. We couldn't do this without you. Thank you for helping us carry out our mission to welcome displaced immigrants and promotes self-sufficiency by providing shelter and support services. >>CLICK HERE TO WATCH THE KVUE [...]

By |2018-12-18T01:14:42+00:00December 18th, 2018|Events, In the News|0 Comments

Celebrating the Lives of Two Champions

This week we lost two of our champions. Our beloved volunteer Jorge Huerta and retired Bishop John McCarthy, former Wendler award winner: https://www.mystatesman.com/news/local-obituaries/john-mccarthy-retired-former-austin-diocese-bishop-dies/IBYW5p9PAmybD1r3Cr5pEN/ Jorge Huerta recently wrote a beautiful piece about his experience at Casa helping residents: http://www.casamarianella.org/2018/05/16/volunteer-jorge-huerta-shares-about-his-experiences-helping-residents/ Today we remember these two heroes and celebrate their lives. Both were full of love, kindness and [...]

By |2018-08-21T08:17:29+00:00August 21st, 2018|In the News, Volunteer Spotlight|0 Comments

Casa Marianella Receives $135,000 Grant by Episcopal Health Foundation

Ten years ago, St. Luke’s Episcopal Health Charities awarded Casa Marianella its very first grant to provide medical case management, medical care, medical equipment, transportation and housing for 50 sick and injured homeless immigrants living in our shelter as well as health education classes for Casa Marianella residents and members of the immigrant community at-large. [...]

By |2018-06-20T14:15:28+00:00June 19th, 2018|In the News|0 Comments

Casa is Buying a New Home and Needs Your Help

2018 is already proving to be a busy year for Casa Marianella! We’re thrilled to announce that on January 4th we will be closing on a nearby duplex, just blocks away from our adult shelter and all the services and warmth of Casa Marianella: case management, English classes, help getting medical care, home-cooked meals, and [...]

By |2017-12-22T09:33:57+00:00December 22nd, 2017|In the News|0 Comments

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+00:00November 11th, 2017|In the News|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+00:00September 25th, 2017|In the News|0 Comments