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Caritas of Austin Needs Your Votes
Local non-profit in the running for enhanced grant funding
"...Caritas is an Austin non-profit that provides meals and services..."

Dec. 27, 2012 Food Post by Virginia B. Wood

Contacting Caritas of Austin
"...Caritas is located at 611 Neches and is open Monday,..."

Nov. 26, 2004 Food Feature

ProLodges Saves and Changes Some of Austin's Most Vulnerable Lives
Can the city keep them open?
"...sleeping. Before being admitted to Protective Lodging, at one of the five properties bought or leased by the city..."

Jan. 1, 2021 News Feature by Austin Sanders

Austin at Large: Stupid Games, Ugly Prizes
With the lives of Austin’s unhoused poor at stake, the city prepares to do something
"...not failing, even though homelessness is visible all over Austin. This was not a good place to be campaign-wise;..."

May 7, 2021 News Column by Mike Clark-Madison

The 12th of Never
The dispute over one Eastside housing proposal reflects a larger Austin conflict
"...the welcoming arch and mosaic mural greeting entrants coming off I-35, there are indicators that it has evolved in..."

Dec. 17, 2010 News Feature by Wells Dunbar

Austin Homeless Service Organizations That Need Your Help Now
Donate money and materials
"...As the new coronavirus spreads through Austin, many in our community are struggling to cope with..."

March 19, 2020 News Post by Austin Sanders

The Numbers: Caritas Releases Its 2006 Annual Report
"...Caritas of Austin is fighting the good fight against poverty,..."

July 11, 2007 News Post by Patricia J. Ruland

A Path Toward Permanent Housing in North Austin
Council approves funding for Espero at Rutland
"...City Council has approved a combination of state housing tax credits, funding from the 2018 housing..."

Dec. 25, 2020 News Feature by Austin Sanders

Iraqis Come Home to Austin
Refugees, fleeing violence in Iraq, struggle to get used to life in Texas
"...Iraqi refugees for resettlement. According to the U.S. Department of State, "The United States government is the largest single..."

Dec. 5, 2014 News Feature by Dina Samir Shehata

Combatting Overcrowding at the Austin Resource Center for the Homeless
More cops, more lighting, more bathrooms, new food
"...efforts to get a grip on overcrowding around the Austin Resource Center for the Homeless (ARCH) continues this week..."

Aug. 11, 2017 News Feature by Chase Hoffberger

Council Counters "Camp Abbott" With Plan to Convert a South Austin Motel Into a Low-Barrier Shelter
"...and I-35 to repurpose as an 87-bed low-barrier shelter offering both temporary bridge housing and long-term supportive housing to..."

Nov. 15, 2019 News Feature by Austin Sanders

Abandoned: The Betrayal of America's Immigrants
"...with World Refugees Day, the Political Asylum Project and Caritas of Austin will screen this documentary (which showed at..."

June 20, 2001 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Faces of Homelessness
Another Downtown attempt to find answers
"...Depending on where in Austin you live, the entertainment district's ongoing woes – among..."

Oct. 9, 2009 News Feature by Marc Savlov

Austin City Council Wants to Help Workers Put Their Health First
Sick? Stay home.
"...feel they cannot stay home and to slow transmission of the corona­virus. A resolution on today's agenda, introduced by..."

May 22, 2020 News Feature by Austin Sanders

Council: From the Brow of Zeus
City considering economic development agreement with AthenaHealth
"...development agreement with AthenaHealth, Inc. – a Massachusetts-and-cloud-based health care software firm – to become the major corporate tenant at..."

Jan. 24, 2014 News Feature by Michael King

Austin at Large: “No Significant Impact”
On unforced errors, ugly legacies, double standards, and loving thy neighbor
"...city projects, from different departments and in different parts of town, that have gone at least temporarily FUBAR as..."

April 8, 2022 News Column by Mike Clark-Madison

Think Global, Act Local at This Austin Celebration of World Refugee Day
Bullock Museum hosts free family event on Saturday
"...get to Texas, in a learning game sponsored by Caritas of Austin and Refugee Services of Texas. That's just..."

June 15, 2018 Events Post by Eilish O'Sullivan

How Austin Keeps Its Homeless Citizens Fed
“You want meals that feel like a hug"
"...skin browned to a Thanksgiving crisp keep a team of volunteers occupied on a Wednesday afternoon in the Caritas..."

March 24, 2017 Food Feature by Dan Gentile

Austin's Service Community
"...Some of Austin's HIV and AIDS service providers and organizations:..."

Sept. 27, 1996 News Feature

Austin @ Large: Vice, Vice Baby!
Why stop at casino gambling on Waller Creek? Bring on the sex, drugs, and smokestacks.
"...extravagantly splashed over Page One the Friday prior. "Whatever Austin is, it is not a gambling town," the board..."

Feb. 21, 2003 News Column by Mike Clark-Madison

Sisters Are Doing It for Themselves ... and Austin, Too!
The Austin chapter of Les Dames D'Escoffier is fulling its mission to create a supportive culture in its community to achieve excellence in food, beverage, and hospitality professions
"...& Food Festival showcases the best culinary and viticulture offerings of this region plus the talents of visiting celebrity..."

April 11, 2008 Food Feature by Virginia B. Wood

Sally Jacques' Book of The 64 Beds Project Under the Covers
"...I am not dreaming the intermittent pounding on the roof of my parents' house. I equate it with the..."

Feb. 16, 1996 Arts Feature by Stephanie Beauchamp

A Neighborhood of Churches
The Path to Glory is Right Downtown
"...A Chronicle colleague, when informed of this week's subject, put its impetus quite succinctly: "When..."

Aug. 11, 1995 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Point Austin: Beside the Point
This week's council agenda
"...agenda, something felt amiss. Where was that Prize Pig of the Fair, the Bond Election Advisory Committee's presentation of..."

Jan. 27, 2006 News Column by Wells Dunbar

A Matter of Trust
Travis County Probation Program Gets SMART: Photos by Kenny Braun
"...Kenny Braun's elegant photography has appeared in The Austin Chronicle for years. We are honored to share his..."

June 16, 2000 News Feature by Gregory Glover

Tornado Survivor Wins Turkey Trot Poster Contest
365 free sandwiches are a boon for amateur artist
"...Terri Caldwell Bennett's life-long hobby of drawing and painting in private is going public in..."

Sept. 29, 2014 Food Post by Virginia B. Wood

Iron Chef
By the time Caritas' Velda Melendez finally realized that cooking could mean a career, she realized it also meant 450 lunches five days a week – and not just during the holidays
"...next time you find yourself standing glassy-eyed in front of the refrigerator, wondering how you can possibly put a..."

Nov. 26, 2004 Food Feature by MM Pack

Checking Our Six
Veteran Housing Assistance in Austin
"...Caritas of Austin The Supportive Services for Veteran Families program..."

July 17, 2015 News Feature

ATX Food Truck Festival Premieres This Sunday
All manner of non-brick-and-morter eateries will be on hand
"...Spring in Austin might be short-lived, but it’s ideal for outside activities...."

April 13, 2018 Food Post by Acacia Coronado

Council Recap: Kelly Holds Out on Hotel Purchase As City Gets Ready to HEAL
High-profile homelessness initiatives dominate meeting
"...voted 10-1 on Thursday, Feb. 4, to approve purchase of the Candlewood Inn and Suites in Northwest Austin, to..."

Feb. 5, 2021 News Post by Austin Sanders

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