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Caritas depends on donations from the community in order to provide the full range of needed services being provided to people in need. Gifts of money, food and serviceable household items (such as clothing, furniture, electronics, knick-knacks, etc.) are extremely important to Caritas.
GED & ESL Classes
Sponsored by McLennan Community College Adult Education Program
Classes meet Wednesday & Thursday from 9:00 am until 1:00 pm at Caritas, 300 S.15th St., Waco, TX. Telephone 753-4593 or 299-8053 or click on the link below for more details. 
 H-E-B's "Help End Hunger" Campaign 
Benefit Caritas of Waco
In the Waco community, approximately 30% of the population live below the poverty level. Many of these individuals do not know where they will get their next meal, and summer can be an especially challenging time with children at home and not eating through free/reduced price meal programs at school.
H-E-B's "Help End Hunger" campaign is supporting food banks and food pantries throughout Texas to assist people living in "food insecurity." Locally, Caritas of Waco will be the beneficiary of funds raised by this effort. In turn, Caritas will provide needed food assistance for individuals and families in the community.
At H-E-B stores in the Waco area, tear-off coupons in the amounts of $1, $3 or $5 will be available at every register. H-E-B customers can help their neighbors by adding these donations to their final grocery bills, and proceeds will go to Caritas.
The campaign runs through June 25th, and the community is encouraged to support this important effort.
For more information, contact Buddy Edwards, Executive Director of Caritas, at 753-4593, ext. 205, or at
In 2012, this campaign raised more than $105,000 to help nourish and provide care for the hungry in the entire Central Texas area. 
For information concerning the SNAP program and how to sign up for benefits, click on the SNAP icon above and watch the video that is on the SNAP webpage that comes up.
Save the Date
Friday, October 24, 2014
3rd Annual
Cottonwood Creek Golf Course
Lunch & Registration begins at 11:30 am
Shotgun start begins at 1:00 pm
Click on the logo above for more details and to print an Entry Form. 
Help those in our community who are facing a long, hot summer without air conditioning or adequate food by becoming a member of the Caritas "Fan Club." Click on the "Fan Club" logo above for more information about how you can help.
Brand New 
Gift Cards are now available!!
Help provide clothing and shoes to adults and children in need in our community by purchasing Caritas Gift Cards. Make your donations directly to Caritas at 300 S. 15th St., Waco, TX 76701 (specify "Gift Cards") and we will distribute the cards to those in need, or purchase the cards and give them out yourself to people you know in need. Cards are available in $5, $10 and $25 denominations and are redeemable at either of our Caritas Thrift Stores (located at 3116 Franklin and 3016 Bellmead Drive).
This is a wonderful way to serve others by helping to clothe those that are less fortunate.  
Caritas' New Case Management Program 
is already seeing Results! 
 For more details, information and success stories, click on the link below:
Save the Date  
Friday, November 21, 2014 

Save the Date
Tuesday, April 21, 2015