Monthly Archives: May 2017

The Importance of Immigration

In today’s social climate it can sometimes be easy to overlook the importance of immigration and how immigrants have helped mold and shape our great nation into what it is today. At Casa Marianella, we value our immigrant residents from across the globe, and we truly believe in the positive footprint they will leave on [...]

By |2017-06-29T20:35:30-06:00May 28th, 2017|Uncategorized|1 Comment

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 |2017-05-08T13:57:48-06:00May 6th, 2017|In the News|1 Comment

Benefit for Casa Marianella Supports Immigrant Community in Austin

The 13th annual benefit for Casa Marianella was nothing short of heartwarming, powerful and inspiring. Held at the Asian American Resource Center, Austinites gathered to show their support for the immigrant community. As an emergency homeless shelter in East Austin serving recently-arrived immigrants and asylum seekers from across the globe, Casa Marianella strives to create [...]

By |2017-05-01T01:36:55-06:00May 1st, 2017|Events|0 Comments