Attack Poverty stories from #givetogethernow

The Stand Together Foundation and the Family Independence Initiative teamed up to launch #GiveTogetherNow – a rapid-response effort to get cash into the hands of families most affected by COVID-19. Attack Poverty identified and nominated 50 families to receive this one-time cash transfer of $500. This gift has made such an impact for them. Read the stories and quotes below and also check out Dwanette’s story … Read More

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

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

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

Standing in The Gap with Yakelyn

“I would like to take this opportunity to thank you all, for all the support that your organization has given to our family, during these days as many of us has been affected by the Covid19. My husband’s hours were cut to less than half of what he was making prior to all this “craziness”. And I have to stay … Read More

Standing in The Gap

What a beautiful picture of communities coming together to empower those who need help in these unprecedented times. What would you do if you were in financial crisis and someone called to give you $500 cash? Well, that’s exactly what Attack Poverty had the privilege of doing last week! The Stand Together Foundation and the Family Independence Initiative teamed up … Read More