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Summer ESL Show and Tell a Big Success!

We had a blast at our latest ESL Show and Tell night. It was a fantastic opportunity for our residents to showcase what they've learned in ESL and practice their public speaking skills. Before our ESL Show and Tell night, our residents worked with ESL teachers to come up with a presentation to give in [...]

By |2018-09-03T15:39:35+00:00September 2nd, 2018|Events|2 Comments

Casa Marianella Reunites Family Separated at the Border

We'd like to share a recent example of how your donations are directly helping reunite families separated at the border. Family From Congo Separated at the Border Our home for women and children, Posada Esperanza of Casa Marianella, recently helped reunite a family from Congo. The father and his six year old daughter came to immigration [...]

By |2018-07-10T09:21:32+00:00July 1st, 2018|Events, Posada Esperanza, Resident Stories|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

Why Posada Esperanza is Unique

Casa Marianella is comprised of multiple homes. To list a few, there is the adult shelter (821 Gunter Street), Casa Salaam for two parent immigrant families, and Posada Esperanza for women and children. Posada Esperanza was founded in 2003, when founder Patti McCabe realized there was a growing need for a shelter specific to women [...]

By |2018-06-05T16:47:48+00:00June 5th, 2018|Posada Esperanza|0 Comments

Austin Police Department Does Q&A at Casa

We were very thankful to have members of ADP come visit Casa Marianella this past week. Sadot Azzua, the Austin Police Department's Liaison for Refugee & Immigrant Outreach, along with Officer Bino Cadenas and Officer Jesse Mendoza, both from our district, came to a combined ESL class on Thursday night for Q&A and they were a hit! We loved hearing their personal stories [...]

By |2018-04-29T16:45:49+00:00April 28th, 2018|Events|0 Comments

We’re Thankful for Spring Support: Fundraisers, Volunteering & More

April was a great month for fundraisers, volunteering, and general love for Casa Marianella and our home for women and children, Posada Esperanza! Here is just a few of the organizations and people we would like to spotlight this month. José Maldonado José Maldonado caught our attention on Instagram - he is an avid crocheter who took [...]

By |2018-07-10T09:23:45+00:00April 27th, 2018|Volunteer Spotlight|0 Comments

Casa Residents Attend UT Youth Play

We had a blast at This Girl Laughs, This Girl Cries, & This Girl Does Nothing, a production of the Performance as Public Practice Student Alliance in collaboration with graduate students in the Drama & Theatre for Youth & Communities (DTYC) MFA program at UT Austin. The actors are on the back row are Lina Chambers &  Kriston Woodreaux. In [...]

By |2018-04-22T21:37:07+00:00April 22nd, 2018|Events|0 Comments