Monthly Archives: December 2016


Casa Holiday Celebrations

It was a magical holiday season for the Casa Marianella family. Despite some turbulent world events in 2016, we are reminded of how much love exists within the Casa community, and how much it has grown in 2016. As 2017 fast approaches, we remain steadfast in our mission to instill hope within the refugee community [...]

By |2017-02-03T13:13:13-06:00December 30th, 2016|Events, Videos|1 Comment

Casa Marianella Show and Tell Fall 2016

We had a blast at our Fall 2016 Show and Tell event. Our residents worked hard the week before to prepare for their presentations. ESL Levels 1, site 2, case and 3 combined within the level 2 classroom and students took turns standing in front of the class and presenting what they have worked on. [...]

By |2017-02-03T13:13:13-06:00December 27th, 2016|Uncategorized|1 Comment

Big Thanks to The Still Water Foundation

The Still Water Foundation has generously awarded Casa Marianella $40,000 to renovate a house recently purchased to provide shelter for 2 parent families. Still Water exclusively supports charitable, religious, scientific and educational organizations primarily based in Central Texas. The Foundation focuses on the Arts, Environment, Education and Spirituality. Still Water receives applications by invitation only [...]

By |2017-06-15T01:12:06-06:00December 9th, 2016|Uncategorized|1 Comment

Creating Ceramics at Posada Esperanza!

Two of our very own wonderful ESL teachers, Blair Pettit and Grace Wasson, have started teaching a ceramics class at Posada Esperanza! Blair and Grace have been creating ceramics for a while now, and have brought their talents to Posada to help the women discover a new creative outlet to relieve their stress. Their goal [...]

By |2017-02-03T13:13:13-06:00December 1st, 2016|Posada Esperanza|0 Comments