Catholic Charities Fort Worth – Striving to end poverty, one family at a time
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Catholic Charities Fort Worth – Striving to end poverty, one family at a time

“Our financial confidence was not good, but Catholic Charities played a big role in making sure that we were set up for success and knew how to budget.” “When we got off the plane, we were scared, but we saw a caseworker for Catholic Charities Fort Worth. He took us to our apartment, helped my…

Helping Women Rise from Grief to Glory
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Helping Women Rise from Grief to Glory

Studies show one in four women experiences pregnancy loss, and many end up feeling isolated and struggling to talk about it. The unfortunate stigma around miscarriage compels many women to carry burdens of shame, guilt, loneliness, and anger.  Peyton Lauderdale and Carol Vantine are two of those powerful women who emerged from grief to glory,…

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February

“I am, when necessary, not above reproach for immoral behavior.” Ah, February. The month of love. I visited (shall not be named) a craft store right after Christmas only to be confronted with all things hearts, red and pink. Entire rows and sections. I wondered why I couldn’t relish Christmas at least until New Year’s,…

Hope Springs Eternal

Hope Springs Eternal

Most nights, the lights in Lauren Anton’s house are on long after her neighbors’ have gone dark. She’s thinking about the more than 600 dogs and 400 cats currently in the foster care system of Saving Hope Rescue in Fort Worth and the best ways to help them.  Lauren is a founder and board member…

Texas Veterans Network: Helping Veterans Live A Better Life

Texas Veterans Network: Helping Veterans Live A Better Life

What started with a genuine intention to help veteran and military families is now a powerful network of more than 340 veteran-serving, community-based organizations.  Years ago, three Houston-based veterans were sharing their experiences with the transition to civilian life and observing how little help was available to veterans and military families. They saw the need…