Press Releases

Catholic Charities Fort Worth Hires Christopher Plumlee as New Chief Executive Officer

Statewide Texas Catholic Charities Have Impressive Collective Reach This Past Year For COVID-19 and Winter Storm Response

Meals on Wheels of Tarrant County Launches Collaborative New Program To Serve Seniors During Covid-19 Crisis

Urgent Needs: Support CCFW While We Support Our Community

The New “Making Work Pay” Bill May Mean the End of the Benefits Cliff

Catholic Charities Fort Worth Hires Michael P. Grace as New Chief Executive Officer

Heather Reynolds, President/CEO of Catholic Charities Fort Worth Accepts Position at the University of Notre Dame

Catholic Diocese of Fort Worth Statement on Proposed Federal Predatory Lending Rules

Arlington Coalition of Organizations Call for Local Ordinances on Payday and Title Loan Lending

CCFW CEO Attends Papal Visit

Catholic Charities and Fort Worth Star Telegram need your help!

Catholic Charities Fort Worth’s Northwest Campus Awarded Grant to Support those who Served

2018

American Enterprise Institute (AEI) Website: Good News from Catholic Charities

Fort Worth Star-Telegram: LVT closing on number one need

KERA: Community College Students paired with mentors are less likely to drop out

Fort Worth Star-Telegram: Stay the course proves it takes more than money

WBAP Radio: Speaker of the House Paul Ryan comes to North Texas

Speaker Ryan Press Office: Catch up on Workforce Development Visit to FW

North Texas Catholic: Speaker Ryan Visits Catholic Charities To Witness Firsthand the Fight to Eliminate Poverty

Roll Call: Paul Ryan’s Broad Strokes on Poverty

KERA: No Bank Account And No Car: Simulation Provides An Up-Close View Of Poverty

2017

KERA: After Escaping floodwaters, family has high hopes for the future

The Chronicle of Philanthropy: Ending Poverty, One Family at a Time

Texas Tribune: How Texas curtailed traditional welfare without ending poverty

Voyage Dallas: Meet Heather Reynolds of Catholic Charities Fort Worth

Star-Telegram: A father and husband is scared ‘our family will be separated’

a plus: The Padua Pilot Program in Texas could be the future of solving poverty

Star Telegram: For Catholic Charities, ending poverty is possible

KERA: Looking at the big picture: A holistic approach to pulling people out of poverty

Dallas News: FWSC honors community members

News Channel 6: Heroes of Texoma: Catholic Charities Fort Worth

2016

KERA: Not just rent assistance: Catholic Charities Fort Worth looks at the big picture

Star Telegram: Hope, dreams, and a way out of poverty

WAMU: How traditional nonprofits run into problems trying to tackle poverty

WAMU: Why fight poverty when you can end it? Padua Pilot calls the nonprofit bluff

WAMU: Taking the personal approach to lifting people out of poverty

WAMU: For nonprofits tackling poverty, collaboration remains important hurdle

WAMU: Why local nonprofits haven’t solved poverty

WAMU: Researchers identify one of the strongest factors in ending poverty: Hope

KERA: Chipping away at a mountain of unpaid child support

a plus: I Was Homeless — But The Best Gift I Was Given Wasn’t My Home

2015

KERA’s think with Krys Boyd: Paying for the Holidays

American Enterprise Institute: Putting faith to work: Lessons from faith-based organizations that help Americans get jobs

KERA: Conference Connects Big Donors With Well-Run Nonprofits

Star Telegram: Riders who depend on HEB Transit thankful for the service

North Texas Catholic: Padua Pilot aims high to lift poor out of poverty

Fort Worth Weekly: The Bare Minimum

2014

The Washington Post: The college trap that keeps people poor

The Washington Post: If you want to help the poor, fix the safety net

The Chronicle of Philanthropy: The Long War on Poverty

The Chronicle of Philanthropy: ‘Poverty Lab’ Connects Nonprofit Groups With Academic Experts Who Measure Results and Design Program