“Touched by God”

Each of the communities we work within displays God’s powerful work. In most of our Friends’ locations, we have been hosting prayer walks where we intercede with and for the community to see spiritual strongholds break. We have had the opportunity to see firsthand how God awakens potential and provokes transformation in the lives of individuals and the community. These … Read More

Letter From the CEO

We wanted to share a letter from Attack Poverty’s CEO, Brandon Baca. It is our calling to advocate for and serve the poor. Over the past month or so, I have been on a journey thinking about some critical realities in our culture. I want to believe this passage: “The poor will see and be glad – you who seek … Read More

Hope Rising in Sulphur, Louisiana

A woman by the name of Eve, who is also a mother of 3 children, was encountered by God in Sulphur, Louisiana while Attack Poverty’s Disaster Recovery team and our Friends of Sundown location were serving in the area during the aftermath of Hurricane Laura.   **NOTE: The individual referenced in this story has had their name changed to a … Read More

Volunteering from Within: Friends of North Rosenberg

The goal for this community is to have a long-term commitment that requires mutual relationships and collaboriative efforts with local organizations, church, residents, and stakeholders committed to community transformation. Pictured (from left to right) are Jessie G., William G., and Andy O. Although this year has looked a bit different for each of our locations due to COVID-19, our mission … Read More

Hope Rising in the Pandemic

We’ve been serving and meeting basic needs of the underserved through the COVID-19 pandemic across the Greater Houston area. Here is a glimpse at what we’ve been doing and a word from our CEO, Brandon. When we paused our programs across all locations to make our resource centers food and resource distribution centers, we had no idea what would come … Read More

Fostering Compassion and Love in Richmond’s Teens

Mercy Goods is a social enterprise that is investing in the lives of teenagers in Richmond, TX and changing the lives of teens and volunteers through service. Goods that do good. That phrase is key to the work that is done in Mercy Goods. Zach, who oversees the work done in the shop has created an environment for Richmond’s teens … Read More

Congressional Recognition from Congressman Pete Olson

Our Friends of North Richmond team was granted a congressional recognition award for their response and advocacy through the COVID-19 pandemic! Our team out in North Richmond has been instrumental throughout the COVID-19 pandemic. They served as a donation hub for all of our resource centers across the Greater Houston area. From produce to sanitizer to diapers – whenever donations … Read More

9th Annual Run to Attack Poverty: A Message from Brandon

9th Annual Run to Attack Poverty Promo from Attack Poverty on Vimeo. We’re getting excited about the 5k on August 29th! Here’s a message from Brandon to get you all pumped! We can’t wait to Run Around the World to Attack Poverty and would love for you to join us! Visit our 5k page by clicking here for more information … Read More

Iris’ Story | La Historia de Iris – Friends of Four Corners

Awaken Potential | Provoke Transformation from Attack Poverty on Vimeo. Some of you may have heard Iris’ testimonial of the impact Friends of Four Corners has had on her life, but we want to share her story for those who may not have heard. “I can do it, you can do it too.” Iris owns a restaurant in a gas … Read More

Todd’s Walk for Water

Do you remember the last time you had to walk 22 miles? What about walking 22 miles in order to meet your basic needs? For many of us, walking such a distance is a reality we will never understand. We heard from Titus who took on the challenge of walking 22 miles to raise money to donate to East Asia … Read More