Mamie George Community Center

Come learn more about Catholic Charities’ programs and services in Fort Bend County!

Join us on Thursday, March 31 at the Mamie George Community Center for our annual open house. Discover the many life-changing services Catholic Charities provides to our neighbors in need throughout Fort Bend, thanks to your generous support. Meet one of the families you helped, tour the center and enjoy light bites and fellowship with the Fort Bend community. The event is FREE and open to the public! Please feel free to extend this invitation to family and friends. Annual Open […]

Mamie George Community Center in Richmond to Host Open House

The community is invited to learn more about help available in Fort Bend County through the Mamie George Community Center (MGCC), the hub for services provided by Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston.  An open house is scheduled on Thursday, March 31, 6:00-8:00 p.m. at 1111 Collins Rd., Richmond, Texas, 77469. Completely open following the worst of the COVID-19 pandemic, Catholic Charities’ center in Richmond offers services to prevent hunger and homelessness, provide nourishing […]

Baroness Kandy Kaye Horn Foundation Gift Supports Single Mothers through Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston

“Catholic Charities helped me keep the faith to believe there are still good people out there,” said Liz Echavarria, a single mother served through the Women Veterans Program of Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston. Echavarria has twin teenage daughters who both needed surgery to correct a spinal birth defect.  One daughter was still in the hospital when Echavarria’s car broke down.  She didn’t have the money to get it repaired.  Through Catholic Charities’ […]

Knights of Columbus Donates Coats to Kids Raised by Grandparents at Catholic Charities in Fort Bend County

Coats to be distributed through the Grandparents Raising Grandchildren program at Mamie George Community Center on Monday, December 20 Sixty low-income children who are being raised by their grandparents will receive warm coats to ward off the winter chill, thanks to Knights of Columbus Council 7382 from St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Church in Sugar Land.  The coats will be distributed during a Christmas party for Grandparents Raising Grandchildren, a program at Catholic Charities’ Mamie George […]

Mamie George Community Center hosts large-scale food distribution for the holidays

Catholic Charities’ Mamie George Community Center (MGCC) in Richmond will host a large-scale food distribution in partnership with ABC-13 and the Houston Food Bank’s Share Your Holidays campaign on Saturday, December 11, 2021, 9 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. MGCC is located at 1111 Collins Road, Richmond, Texas, 77469. People in need of food assistance must come in their vehicles to receive food.  Appointments are not required, but families should register by texting HFBPS to 855-788-3663. […]

Fort Bend’s Mamie George Community Center Mission of Love to Honor Dr. James Randle, Recently Retired Superintendent of Lamar Consolidated ISD

Event Celebrates Center’s 10th Anniversary Ela Calix, along with her husband Marco, was among the first seniors who walked in the door after the Mamie George Community Center (MGCC) opened in Richmond 10 years ago.  Sadly, Marco passed away, but Ela still comes to the center on a regular basis.  “I have friends at Mamie George.  We are very happy to meet each other at the center.  We talk, and sing sometimes,” said Calix with a […]

Fort Bend’s Mamie George Community Center Mission of Love to Honor Dr. James Randle, Recently Retired Superintendent of Lamar Consolidated ISD

Event Celebrates Center’s 10th Anniversary Ela Calix, along with her husband Marco, was among the first seniors who walked in the door after the Mamie George Community Center (MGCC) opened in Richmond 10 years ago.  Sadly, Marco passed away, but Ela still comes to the center on a regular basis.  “I have friends at Mamie George.  We are very happy to meet each other at the center.  We talk, and sing sometimes,” said Calix with a […]

Fort Bend’s Mamie George Community Center Mission of Love to Honor Dr. James Randle, Recently Retired Superintendent of Lamar Consolidated ISD

Event Celebrates Center’s 10th Anniversary Ela Calix, along with her husband Marco, was among the first seniors who walked in the door after the Mamie George Community Center (MGCC) opened in Richmond 10 years ago.  Sadly, Marco passed away, but Ela still comes to the center on a regular basis.  “I have friends at Mamie George.  We are very happy to meet each other at the center.  We talk, and sing sometimes,” said Calix with a […]

Catholic Charities’ Mamie George Community Center to Welcome Clients Back Inside in June

As more people get vaccinated against COVID-19 and cases decline in Fort Bend County, Catholic Charities’ Mamie George Community Center (MGCC) in Richmond will soon open the door to safely invite clients back inside the facility. “We’re going to be very intentional in how we re-open to ensure that clients, volunteers, community members and staff can all interact safely,” said Gladys Brumfield-James, MGCC executive director. Catholic Charities will continue to require that everyone in the […]

Mamie George Community Center Begins Evening Food Distribution in May

Beginning Wednesday, May 5, working low-income families in Fort Bend County will have an easier time accessing food assistance. The Mamie George Community Center (MGCC) in Richmond, operated by Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston, will begin distributing food one evening a week: on Wednesdays from 5:00-6:30 p.m. “In many cases, individuals are working full-time hours but earning lower wages that won’t lift a family out of poverty.  Many people with a minimum wage […]