A Safe Place to Call Home

Cecily Hawkins, age 42, began working with Caritas of Austin in October 2021. She had been homeless for many years. Most recently, Cecily lived on the streets at Rundberg Lane…

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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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(Fund the) Mission Complete!

Caritas of Austin’s 2021 Words of Hope wrapped up last Thursday, September 30, and we want to extend a huge thank you to our community for helping raise over $325,000…

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Tracy Allen

When housing comes first, wellness follows

How Caritas Puts the ‘Support’ in Permanent Supportive Housing At Caritas of Austin, we believe that safe, stable housing is essential for people who have experienced homelessness to build well-being…

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Giving Tuesday Now

A Global Day of Giving During a Pandemic Since mid-March, 75% of our clients have been impacted in some way by COVID-19. Even during the shelter in place mandate, Caritas…

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