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Catholic Charities Gala 2014 Fourth ANNUAL PROVIDING HELP, CREATING HOPE GALA 2014 Catholic Charities would like to thank all those who volunteered and participated in the Fourth Annual Providing Help, Creating Hope Gala 2013.  Our Gala event on April 5th honoredMrs. Terri Drefke with The Hope Award 2014 for her continued support to Catholic Charities, at our 4th annual, Providing Help Creating Hope Gala Night on April 5, 2014 at the Cimarron Country Club in Mission, Texas.  Our next Gala is 2015. We look forward to having you there!   Read the Full Story
Jail Ministry Bishop Daniel E. Flores blesses a detainee at the Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) Port Isabel Processing Center before giving him a Bible, rosary and prayer cards.   Read the Full Story
Tim's Coats Catholic Charities of the Rio Grande Valley provides free coats for families in need every fall and winter. Read the Full Story
Emergency Response Every year, natural disasters and other emergency situations impact families in the Valley. Catholic Charities works year-round to raise funds and to prepare response teams to offer emergency assistance. Read the Full Story

Catholic Charities

Catholic Charities USA, the largest private network of social service organizations in the United States, works to support families, reduce poverty, and build communities. Here in the Diocese of Brownsville, Catholic Charities of the Rio Grande Valley serves the community with compassion and love through a wide variety of projects.

Catholic Charities of the Rio Grande Valley assists individuals and families in need, regardless of religion.

Current services

  • Emergency Assistance
  • Medical Consultation
  • Medical Transportation
  • Medical Prescriptions
  • Temporary Shelter
  • Utility Assistance (Hidalgo County)
  • Assistance with light, water, gas and rent (Starr County)
  • Funeral assistance
  • Aid for Fire Loss
  • Over-the-Counter Medication & Durable Medical Equipment (OTC & DME)
  • Food & Clothing
  • Sharing Baskets
  • Counseling
  • Disaster Response
  • Homelessness prevention
  • Immigration services
  • Jail Ministry
  • Food Program
  • Crisis Pregnancy Center
  • Military Family Relief Fund



700 N. Virgen de San Juan Blvd.
P. O. Box 1306
San Juan, TX 78589
phone: 956-702-4088

955 W. Price Rd.
Brownsville, TX 78520
phone: 956-541-0220




Catholic Charities
Catholic Diocese of Brownsville
700 N. Virgen de San Juan
San Juan, TX 78589

Phone:(956) 702-4088

Director: Sr. Norma Pimentel, MJ