Monthly Archives: August 2016


One Roof by Teacher Omar

The following is a beautiful poem written about Casa Marianella. The author is our very own talented ESL teacher volunteer, Omar Gamboa. We had the pleasure of gathering to hear Omar recite his poem the week after our Show and Tell Night! One roof: that title there, I understand, is slightly misleading. After all, Casa is not just one [...]

By |2017-02-03T13:13:15-06:00August 18th, 2016|Volunteer Spotlight|0 Comments

Welcome Diversity Through Hospitality

The following is an article from the American-Statesman by Rev. Madeline Shelton Hawley. Rev. Hawley shares with us a beautifully written account of her experience at Casa Marianella: It’s a Sunday night at Casa Marianella, nurse a shelter for recently arrived immigrants and asylum seekers in East Austin. As I carry my paper plate heaped [...]

By |2017-02-03T13:13:15-06:00August 11th, 2016|In the News|0 Comments

Midweek Market: Casa Marianella Benefit

We had a blast at this month's First Wednesday event at Rio Rita on East 6th street! Local vendors set up shop to display their amazing work, and a portion of the proceeds from the bar went to supporting Casa Marianella. Talented Vendors There were so many cool, eclectic pieces of art showcased at Rio [...]

By |2017-02-03T13:13:15-06:00August 7th, 2016|Events|2 Comments

July Convivio- A Night to Remember

We had a blast at Convivio this past weekend, and it was such a joy to see so many members of the Casa community coming together to listen to some amazing Tejano music by Francisco Chávez and friends and enjoy delicious food provided to Casa by Aster's Ethiopian Restaurant. Some of our friends from the Hutto Visitation Group [...]

By |2018-07-10T09:24:34-06:00August 3rd, 2016|Events|0 Comments