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

100,000th Individual Served

Making the decision to continue to serve our community through the COVID-19 pandemic was easy. However, we could not have imagined the impact we would have across our locations. From March through July we have had the privilege to serve and meet individuals’ basic needs across Harris and Fort Bend County. In a time of scarcity of supplies and fear … Read More

Empowering Local Leaders Amidst a Pandemic

Our Friends of Sundown location has one of the biggest food distributions across our Attack Poverty locations and it’s a smooth sailing process thanks to the help of incredible volunteers. However, what can often be missed is that each volunteer has a life and a story outside of their time volunteering. That’s where Perla’s story comes in. When Sundown’s Director, … Read More

Brandon Baca Named As Attack Poverty’s CEO

In February 2020, the Board of Directors appointed Brandon Baca as the Interim CEO of Attack Poverty. Just three and a half weeks after this appointment, COVID-19 hit Houston shutting down schools, businesses, and the local economy. However, Baca led the organization with a clear vision, holding the mission of Attack Poverty at the center of every swift move. Not … Read More

Attack Poverty highlighted in Fort Bend Christian Magazine

Attack Poverty was featured in the Fort Bend Christian Magazine highlighting our COVID-19 efforts and filling in societal gaps as we move forward together. “When the COVID-19 pandemic hit, we had to press pause on our current programming and swiftly respond to the needs of our community.” – Brandon Baca Read Article More Stories > This story is an example … Read More

Attack Poverty highlighted in Katy Christian Magazine

Attack Poverty was featured in the Katy Christian Magazine highlighting our COVID-19 efforts and filling in societal gaps as we move forward together. “We are responding to a community that is hurting and while this time is challenging, there is hope that we will rise, and our communities will emerge better and stronger than before.” – Brandon Baca Read Article … Read More

COVID19 Financial Assistance

Do you need help paying rent, mortgage or utilities? Attack Poverty has received grants from the George Foundation and the Greater Houston Community Foundation to relieve financial stress from COVID19 for families in Fort Bend and Harris County. Your family can receive up to $500 upon application submission and acceptance. Qualifications: Pre-COVID-19 household income 200% or below poverty line Inability … Read More

A message from Stand Together

Attack Poverty and the Stand Together Foundation have partnered together to empower families. Help us empower more families together! “The past few months have presented our country and communities with overwhelming challenges—and yet, through these new and ever-changing hardships, we have watched as the amazing members of the Catalyst Community evolve to best support their communities. Attack Poverty has gone … Read More

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