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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

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

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

Nov. 26, 2004 Food Feature

Caritas' Hearty Soup for 450
"...recipe she made one day I visited the kitchen. Caritas' communications associate, Sunny Kim, says they get compliments on..."

Nov. 26, 2004 Food Feature

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
"...a thought to Velda Melendez. As chef at the Caritas Community Kitchen, Melendez prepares a hot lunch five days..."

Nov. 26, 2004 Food Feature by MM Pack

Public Notice
"Caritas" Doesn't Mean a "Little Care"
"...Bryan Mealer reported on the work and expansion of Caritas in the Seventh Street area. Now here's our chance..."

March 5, 1999 Column by Kate X Messer

Carrying the Burden
During Gov. Bush's campaign for his party's presidential nomination last fall, reporters asked the candidate to comment on a federal government report asserting that many Texans, including large numbers of children, were going to bed hungry. "I saw the report that children in Texas are going hungry. Where?" he demanded, going on to say, "You'd think the governor would have heard if there are pockets of hunger in Texas." Indeed, you would, especially if one of those pockets is just a few miles from his front door, Virginia B. Wood explains as she explores the very pockets of hunger in Austin Bush has difficulty fathoming.
"...of important CAFB resources such as trucks, staff, and volunteers.Caritas' Safety Net Caritas, from the Latin word meaning love,..."

April 28, 2000 Food Feature by Virginia B. Wood

A Path Toward Permanent Housing in North Austin
Council approves funding for Espero at Rutland
" Rutland, the project will be a partnership between Caritas of Austin, which provides supportive services to people experiencing..."

Dec. 25, 2020 News Feature by Austin Sanders

People Experiencing Homelessness Brace for More Changes in Support Systems
Where are they supposed to go?
"...Across the street from the ARCH, Caritas of Austin is also undergoing change. Unlike the ARCH,..."

March 20, 2020 News Feature by Austin Sanders

Iraqis Come Home to Austin
Refugees, fleeing violence in Iraq, struggle to get used to life in Texas
" the U.S. in 2007; he now works at Caritas of Austin as a resettlement specialist. It took Yassin..."

Dec. 5, 2014 News Feature by Dina Samir Shehata

Naked City
"...• Caritas of Austin is fighting the good fight against poverty,..."

July 20, 2007 News Feature

Still Hungry
Reassessing the state of Austin's food security
"...Caritas' Safety Net Stretches Caritas, an interdenominational, interfaith nonprofit located..."

Oct. 12, 2001 Food Feature by Virginia B. Wood

Council Watch
Council denies historic zoning for old house on St. David's property.
"...St. David's has donated most of the house to Caritas, one of downtown's most venerable social service providers. Over..."

Dec. 24, 1999 News Column by Jenny Staff Johnson

Naked City
Off the Desk:
"...For two and a half decades, Caritas of Austin has operated out of a crowded office..."

April 2, 1999 News Feature

All That Glitters
Balancing Act
"...the Salvation Army and across the street from the Caritas soup kitchen on Seventh Street -- itself part of..."

Feb. 5, 1999 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Cupboards Are Bare
"...worker arrived early on a hot Wednesday morning at Caritas of Austin, hoping to get a few bags of..."

Oct. 10, 1997 News Feature by Robert Bryce

How Austin Keeps Its Homeless Citizens Fed
“You want meals that feel like a hug"
"...of volunteers occupied on a Wednesday afternoon in the Caritas Community Kitchen, the steaming-hot breast meat nearly melting plastic..."

March 24, 2017 Food Feature by Dan Gentile

Naked City
Basic Needs Report paints grim picture for area poor
"...• Caritas of Austin's soup kitchen provided 93,763 meals in 2004,..."

April 15, 2005 News Feature by Cheryl Smith

ProLodges Saves and Changes Some of Austin's Most Vulnerable Lives
Can the city keep them open?
"...federal funding stream, Council also authorized a contract with Caritas of Austin on Dec. 10 for $7.5 million to..."

Jan. 1, 2021 News Feature by Austin Sanders

Combatting Overcrowding at the Austin Resource Center for the Homeless
More cops, more lighting, more bathrooms, new food
"...In that same vein, Caritas, the ARCH, and ECHO (the Ending Community Homeless Coalition)..."

Aug. 11, 2017 News Feature by Chase Hoffberger

The 12th of Never
The dispute over one Eastside housing proposal reflects a larger Austin conflict
"...managed by Summit Housing Partners and local social-service org Caritas of Austin, would be set aside for permanent sup­port­ive..."

Dec. 17, 2010 News Feature by Wells Dunbar

SIMS Health Fair/Caritas South by Soup Fest
Music Showcase
"...SIMS Health Fair/Caritas South by Soup FestRepublic Park/Caritas of Austin, Wednesday, March..."

March 14, 2003 Music Review by Christopher Hess

Our readers talk back.
"...Thanks From Caritas..."

March 29, 2002 Column

Council Recap: Kelly Holds Out on Hotel Purchase As City Gets Ready to HEAL
High-profile homelessness initiatives dominate meeting
"...Homelessness Coalition and service providers like Integral Care and Caritas of Austin explaining that the Candlewood would not be..."

Feb. 5, 2021 News Post by Austin Sanders

Council Recap: Clearing the Decks for 2021 in a City That Never Stops Growing
Zoning, housing, and COVID relief dominate year's final meeting
"...a contract valued at $7.5 million was awarded to Caritas of Austin to help transition ProLodges residents into different..."

Dec. 11, 2020 News Post by Austin Sanders

Historic Baker School Site Among Items on Final 2020 Council Agenda
School, pond, no house
"...also set to approve a $7.5 million contract with Caritas of Austin to house approximately 275 people currently staying..."

Dec. 11, 2020 News Feature by Austin Sanders

Austin Homeless Service Organizations That Need Your Help Now
Donate money and materials
"...administration office at 4700 Manor Road, Austin, TX 78723. Caritas of Austin..."

March 19, 2020 News Post by Austin Sanders

Council Counters "Camp Abbott" With Plan to Convert a South Austin Motel Into a Low-Barrier Shelter
"...Austin Resource Center for the Homeless), Integral Care, and Caritas of Austin tell the Chronicle that, had they been..."

Nov. 15, 2019 News Feature by Austin Sanders

ATX Food Truck Festival Premieres This Sunday
All manner of non-brick-and-morter eateries will be on hand
"...causes. This weekend, the event will go local foundations Caritas of Austin and the Aspire to Be Foundation. Caritas..."

April 13, 2018 Food Post by Acacia Coronado

Red River Clubs Grapple With Downtown Homelessness
Beggars, hustlers, and dealers make you wonder how Downtown music keeps from going under
"...experience in the district, because if the ARCH or Caritas weren't here the hotels and condo people would have..."

Feb. 3, 2017 News Feature by Kevin Curtin

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