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MESSAGE FROM BRANDON | Interim CEO Attack Poverty is on the front lines for the most vulnerable across the greater Houston community. Even in the uncertain times of COVID-19 and its many implications, it continues to be our mission to strengthen under-resourced communities. As resources become more limited for us, it’s even more damaging for our friends. They regularly lack … Read More
April 4 is now August 29, 2020 Attack Poverty announces today that, in the interest of public health, its annual Run to Attack Poverty, originally scheduled for April 4, has been postponed to August 29. August 29 2020 We want to thank our sponsors, volunteers and those who registered to participate for their dedication, and we look forward to coming … Read More
Diana, local resident of North Rosenberg, had her trailer home damaged in the Memorial Day flood of 2016. As the river continued to rise, the family decided to leave with almost no money and no place to go. They only knew that their home was no longer safe. When the water receded, they returned only to find that everything in their home was contaminated and unsalvageable…
What is Attack Poverty Disaster Recovery (APDR)? The flooding of the Brazos River in 2016 directly impacted the communities we serve and love. Attack Poverty saw a need for immediate reaction and started to assist residents with muck and guts and unmet resources. Attack Poverty recognized a need for collaborative partnerships in recovery and assisted in launching Fort Bend Recovers. … Read More
We wanted to share with you a story about one of our ESL students, Little Lady, that came to us last September from a protective program. She had been abused and controlled by her husband and was disowned by her family because in her culture, they don’t divorce. She managed to break away and found refuge for herself. When her … Read More