Season for Caring: The Murorunkwere Family

Eric Tuyishime is the teenage son of a mother’s dreams. The 19-year-old balances challenging school work, a demanding job, and extensive family responsibilities, all with a positive attitude and a…

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Close to Home at the ThunderCloud Subs Turkey Trot

Of the nearly 20,000 participants in the ThunderCloud Subs Turkey Trot, there is one special group that is especially close to our hearts. The Caritas of Austin team, consisting of…

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New Youth Initiative Launches

In our bold mission to end homelessness in Austin, we know our efforts must involve two things: we must do it together with community partners, and we have to provide…

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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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