Three months of no water until now!

We all have experienced some challenging times while we’ve been stuck at home during this pandemic. But can you imagine not having any water on top of it all? That’s exactly what one of our friends in Richmond, Texas has been experiencing since February. For months she’s been filling yellow buckets with water from her neighbor’s faucet. She uses it … Read More

Why Food Is the Greatest Miracle for Uganda Right Now

Ugandan’s have had flooding, COVID-19 and locusts. But out of it all, Patrick explains that they’re most worried about the people dying of hunger. Earlier this week, we shared an update in Uganda about the immediate need for basic sanitation and food. Friends of Uganda has already served 500 families thanks to some donors who stepped in to help. Patrick … Read More

Wingstop and Attack Poverty partner to provide meals for families affected by COVID-19

The first two Fridays in May, we partnered with Wingstop, Freedom Automotive and Houston Food Bank to provide hot meals for families affected by COVID19. We served a total of 1,400 hot meals to 4,170 people! At Attack Poverty, we live by the phrase “better together” and it showed during these events. It is amazing how people come together to … Read More

The 25 Group sets ‘audacious goal’

“ Through our partnership with Attack Poverty for the next two months, we have set the audacious goal to raise $22,000 to provide a this community with clean drinking water! The 25 Group The 25 Group is based on Matthew 25: “for when I was hungry, you fed Me. And when I was thirsty, you gave Me something to drink. … Read More

Attack Poverty one of George Foundation’s COVID-19 grant recipients

“The George Foundation encourages all Fort Bend County residents to join the COVID-19 relief effort by supporting the dedicated network of nonprofit organizations serving our community with your time, talent, or financial resources during these difficult timesRoger Adamson, CEO George Foundation Houston Chronicle and the Fort Bend Herald have covered the list of recipients of the $1.3 M in COVID-19 … Read More

Uganda Update – Send a Recovery Pack Today!

There is an immediate need in Uganda for basic sanitation and food. With the spread of COVID-19, the country is on lock down. There are no jobs, no public transit and prices have more than tripled in the marketplaces. In some areas, there is even violence on the streets. But thanks to some generous donors, Friends of Uganda showed up to … Read More

It’s All About the Kids

We love our You Can Academy kids. It’s been sad to not see them after school each day, but we’ve been grateful for the opportunity to connect and serve them during this time. Attack Poverty shifted gears with the COVID-19 crisis to distribute food and essentials to our friend communities. Unfortunately, this meant no after-school programs for our You Can … Read More

A Gift for You: The Shalom Card

Shalom: a Hebrew word that has carried great hope and depth for generations of Jewish people. It’s a deep and sustaining peace that brings wholeness and healing. We are grateful for the continued support of friends like you. As a thank you for your gift in May, we’ll send you a Shalom card. It was created by Sarah Beth Baca, … Read More

Need A New Playlist?

If you’re like us and need a little upbeat and encouraging music right now, here are a few playlists to enjoy. We know it’s overwhelming to be stuck at home. The days can get mundane with zoom meetings, school assignments, kid arguments and constant cooking. Or maybe you’re loving the home life but could use some new tunes. Either way, … Read More

Standing in The Gap With Dwanette

“I just wanted to send an email giving thanks to you, Friends of North Richmond, and #GiveTogetherNow. Genesis 22:13 states, “And Abraham lifted up his eyes, and looked, and behold behind him a ram caught in a thicket by his horns: and Abraham went and took the ram and offered him up for a burnt offering in the stead of … Read More