The Courage To Start Over

It takes immense courage to leave an abusive relationship. And the price paid for that bravery is often great. For Artessa, leaving meant the new reality of homelessness. “I’ve never…

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In Celebration of Volunteers

It’s Volunteer Appreciation Week, and we are celebrating the hundreds of individuals and groups who give their time to fuel our mission each year. In 2021 alone, 283 volunteers gave…

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Serving Up Hope For Those Experiencing Hunger

With food prices surging, more Austinites need support meeting their daily nutritional needs. In recent months, the Community Kitchen at Caritas of Austin has seen its largest-average daily increase since…

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A Behind-The-Scenes Look at the ThunderCloud Subs Turkey Trot

On Thanksgiving morning in 1991, about 600 people gathered in Zilker Park for Austin’s inaugural ThunderCloud Subs Turkey Trot. Since then, the event location has changed, the numbers have grown,…

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A new beginning

Gunther Aguado now sees opportunity in each day. Having lived most of his life with a substance use disorder that ultimately led to homelessness, Gunther Aguado wants to use his…

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