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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

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

Celebrating Diversity at Casa

At Casa Marianella, we embrace our diverse and growing number of residents from all across the globe. Many of our residents have crossed oceans and dangerous lands to reach the United States. We are constantly in awe of the sacrifices they have made, and we are eternally thankful for the support Casa Marianella has received [...]

By |2018-01-14T17:28:08+00:00January 14th, 2018|Uncategorized|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

ESL Show and Tell Night Summer 2017

We had a fantastic time at our ESL Summer Show and Tell event this past Tuesday evening! As the sun set and the heat subsided, all three levels of students came together in the Level 2 classroom to share their stories, hobbies, photos, and more. The classroom was lit perfectly with twinkling lights, with a [...]

By |2017-08-15T04:49:40+00:00July 1st, 2017|Events, Resident Stories|2 Comments

CommUnityCare Receives Ed Wendler Award For Outstanding Service to the Immigrant Community

In 1986, Casa Marianella, an emergency homeless shelter in East Austin for immigrants fleeing war and oppression, was donated by Ed Wendler to the Diocese of Austin for use as a shelter. Each year, the Ed Wendler Award for Outstanding Service to the Immigrant Community is presented to an organization that goes above and beyond [...]

By |2017-05-08T13:57:48+00:00May 6th, 2017|In the News|1 Comment

Texas Wesley Serves Lunch at Casa!

Casa Marianella runs on the kindness of our volunteers. There are many volunteer opportunities at Casa allowing for a variety of programs with very flexible hours. Food shifts are one of the many opportunities to help out at Casa. Last Saturday, members of Texas Wesley were kind enough to serve lunch to our residents. They [...]

By |2017-04-09T14:06:27+00:00April 9th, 2017|Volunteer Spotlight|0 Comments