Press Releases

The Catholic Foundation Gives $100,000 for Harvey Relief

September 21, 2017

Emergency grant to Catholic Charities will help those affected by Hurricane Harvey in Texas   DALLAS – (Sept. 22, 2017) – The Catholic Foundation, a Dallas-based, lay-led community foundation, has provided a $100,000 grant to Catholic Charities Dallas (CCD) for disaster relief funding in light of the record-breaking impacts Hurricane […]

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Catholic Charities Dallas announces its “Plan 2020” launch with the Grand Opening of their new Central Service Center

September 12, 2017

Media invited to learn about expanded services – ribbon cutting event – tour of the center DALLAS, TEXAS (August 2017) Catholic Charities Dallas (CCD), one of the oldest and largest social services organizations in Greater Dallas, today announced it is kicking off a new expansion “Plan 2020” in conjunction with […]

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Important Message from Dave Woodyard RE: Hurricane Harvey Relief

August 31, 2017

An Important Message from Catholic Charities Dallas Dear Friends of Catholic Charities Dallas, Hurricane Harvey has undoubtedly touched all of us in one way or another. As fellow Texans, we have family, friends, business associates and others who are struggling with the after-effects of this terrible tragedy. The devastation in […]

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Regina Fonts Morris Appointed Chief Development Officer for Catholic Charities Dallas

July 13, 2016

DALLAS, TEXAS (July 13, 2016) – Catholic Charities Dallas (CCD), one of the largest social services organizations in Greater Dallas, today announced Regina Fonts Morris has joined as Chief Development Officer, overseeing strategic development and marketing efforts supporting the organization’s 17 programs serving more than 27,000 children, families and seniors […]

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Coalition of Refugee Organizations to Spotlight 2016 World Refugee Day with Two-Part, Citywide Celebration

June 1, 2016

Dallas-area public invited to attend June 11 festivities and June 18 ceremony and resource fair DALLAS – (June 1, 2016) – To welcome and celebrate the more than 3,000 refugees who flee their homes in foreign countries to escape war, persecution and other harrowing circumstances every year to start a […]

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David Woodyard Named Catholic Charities Dallas CEO

February 29, 2016

35-year service industry veteran brings business expertise, community commitment DALLAS (February 29, 2016) Catholic Charities Dallas (CCD), one of the largest social services organization in Greater Dallas, today announced the hiring of David Woodyard as Chief Executive Officer, overseeing the organization’s 17 programs serving more than 30,000 children, families and […]

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Catholic Charities Dallas Invites Public to Attend 2016 Bishop’s Gala on Jan. 23 Featuring Renowned Band Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons

October 19, 2015

Proceeds to benefit CCD’s Financial Stability & Career Services program serving the 40% of families and individuals living in poverty in Greater Dallas DALLAS (October 19, 2015) – Oh What a Night! For fans of legendary band Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons who also have a desire to help […]

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Catholic Charities Dallas and Proyecto Inmigrante ICS to Provide City-Wide, Free Citizenship Workshop

February 26, 2015

Group to provide free consultation services and assist first 500 qualified applicants with their U.S. citizenship application process DALLAS, TX (February 26, 2015) On Saturday, March 21, Catholic Charities Dallas and Proyecto Inmigrante ICS will offer a free, city-wide citizenship workshop beginning at 9 a.m. at Mountain View College. The […]

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CATHOLIC CHARITIES OF DALLAS WEIGHS IN: Judge Hanen Injunction Response – Facts, Next Steps, Information Sessions

February 17, 2015

Facts: On February 16, 2015, the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas issued an opinion and order enjoining the relevant branches of the US Government from implementing the DAPA program, including the expansion of DACA set to begin tomorrow. This injunction does not affect the current DACA […]

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A Quick Immigration Snapshot – Where We Are Now & Key Historic Milestones Affecting Dallas

November 21, 2014

Latest Immigration News: On November 20, 2014, President Obama took executive action to reform immigration enforcement and provide relief to an estimated 5 million immigrants currently in the U.S. without authorization. Among the measures he announced, the center point is an administrative program that will allow certain people to apply […]

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Catholic Charities Dallas Calls President Obama’s Immigration Relief a “Welcome, Long-Awaited Decision”; Outlines Impact for Greater Dallas

November 21, 2014

Non-profit readies to provide assistance to thousands of eligible immigrants DALLAS, TX (November 21, 2014) After years of preparing for Comprehensive Immigration Reform (CIR), Catholic Charities President/CEO Arne Nelson says the Dallas-based non-profit is ready to act to assist the thousands of eligible immigrants in North Texas who will qualify […]

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President Obama’s Immigration Actions on Nov. 20, 2014

November 20, 2014

Questions & Answers 1) What is the difference between Administrative Relief and Immigration Reform? Administrative Relief is an Executive action, a power within the President’s authority, to offer relief. Any reform to immigration law must be taken by Congress, who has the authority to make changes to immigration law. Executive […]

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