Standing Together With Refugees This June

Every June, we celebrate World Refugee Day to commemorate the strength, courage and perseverance of millions of refugees around the world. When a refugee family arrives in Austin, the Caritas…

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Jo Kathryn Quinn

On the 50th Anniversary of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s Assassination

A message from Caritas of Austin Executive Director, Jo Kathryn Quinn The civil rights movement led by Reverend Doctor Martin Luther King, Jr. morphed into the “Poor People’s Campaign” in…

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Overhead view of flooding caused by Hurricane Harvey

How You Can Help Hurricane Harvey Evacuees in Austin

We are heartbroken about the devastation our Texas neighbors are experiencing from Hurricane Harvey, thousands who now find themselves homeless. Many of you have been asking how you can help,…

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Jo Kathryn Quinn

A Message From Jo Kathryn Quinn

In light of recent events in Charlottesville, VA, I’ve spent significant time thinking about what happened and how it might inform our work at Caritas of Austin. With each successive…

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12 Things About Refugees

12 Things To Know About Refugees Right Now

When a refugee lands at Austin-Bergstrom International Airport, they’re technically considered homeless. Although Caritas of Austin might be best known for our Community Kitchen or helping end veteran homelessness, we…

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