Titus’ Long Walk

On June 22, 2020, Titus Benton, the founder of The 25 Group, walked 22 miles to raise $22,000 dollars for water in East Asia. The Houston Chronicle quoted Titus as saying “So when we have an “…water pipe freezes during the winter, leaving them to walk a mile up a mountain during winter for their only water source.” opportunity to … Read More

Virtual Programming Is Here

Attack Poverty’s after school and adult education programming were put on hold in March. The locations had to shift gears to serve the immediate needs of the community through distribution of food and supplies. But we’re excited to announce that virtual programming is here! Many of our locations have already been creative over the months in continuing to connect with … Read More

Empowering More Families like Manuel’s – Help Us by June 30!

Attack Poverty serves families at their greatest point of need. Help us by June 30 to empower more families together! “Thank you for all your help and we appreciate everything,” wrote Manuel’s mom. This is one of the many special notes we have received over the last few months at our distribution centers. Here is the drawing Manuel included for … Read More

Letter from Attack Poverty – George Floyd

Attack Poverty Family, We are deeply saddened and grieved at the death of George Floyd and have been thinking about the events of this week, and previous weeks, regarding the senseless killings of black individuals in America. These events are a microcosm of the events over the past several hundred years. We are grieved alongside our fellow Americans that continue … Read More

Chuck Akers Radio Interview with CEO Brandon Baca

Brandon Baca, Attack Poverty CEO, was recently invited on Chuck Aker’s radio show. Listen to them discuss the mission of Attack Poverty and Attack Poverty’s approach to COVID-19. More Updates > This update is part of our ongoing COVID-19 Response. We are so grateful for your generous support and commitment to helping us break the cycle of generational poverty. Donate … 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

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