Assisting Flood Victims in Texas

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Two of our case workers, Miriam Tanguay and Rohan Allen. who have extensive disaster recovery experience through our Hurricane Sandy Disaster Case Management program have been deployed to our sister Catholic Charities agency in Texas, Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston​. They’re helping the agency respond to the devastating floods that have ravaged Texas over the last few weeks, and they’re sharing the storiesof their experiences. We’ll be posting those stories here, so check back for updates!

  Day One Michael Sederis is a 76-year-old Greek who accomplished a lot in his lifetime. He’s now on a limited income, which he uses to support himself and his wife at their Houston apartment. The couple spent Memorial Day at home. As darkness fell there were reports of rain and the usual flooding on […]

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  Monday, June 29 This morning we met with Mr. and Mrs. Holmes who work with fostering boys ages 7-12. They started fostering children through Catholic Charities here and then began to work with refugee children. This became especially important after the influx of unaccompanied children who crossed the border from Central America occurred last summer. This is […]

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