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Casa Marianella ESL Student Quotes

At Casa Marianella, we offer many services, ranging from legal support to housing to ESL courses to help our residents get comfortable speaking in English in their new community. Our ESL classes are in the evenings from Monday to Thursday and are open to the greater Austin community. We asked our wonderful ESL students what [...]

By |2019-03-18T17:11:54+00:00March 18th, 2019|Resident Stories|0 Comments

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

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