Caritas of Waco

Caritas of Waco is a non-profit that provides emergency assistance to area families in need.


  1. Visit the link above to discover all things Caritas, or click the video below to see its operations for yourself. 
  2. One of Caritas of Waco's main functions is to provide food for families in need. Below, two volunteers transport food from the flats they were delivered on to shopping carts for transport to their large pantry.
  3. Caritas has an increased need for food when schools dismiss for the summer, because families whose children were enrolled in school lunch programs have more mouths to feed. 

    However, due to the fact that more Wacoans are experincing financial troubles in the current economic climate, the non-profit is always in need of more donations of food and volunteers. 

    Consider donating your time or cleaning out your pantry to help Caritas' cause.
  4. Caritas of Waco OIABC Trainings to Lovely Day by Bill Withers
  5. Caritas is also always in need of clothing and other items for sale in their thrift store. 

    All proceeds support the organization's efforts, although the prices are kept to a minimum to allow those in need to afford all they need.
  6. Stop by the new Caritas Thrift store at 3116-3118 Franklin Avenue. This location is open Monday-Saturday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., and donations accepted Monday through Saturday from 10 am to 5 pm.
  7. Ladies of Charity Resale Store from Caritas of Waco

  8. A second Caritas Thrift Store is on 3016 Bellmead Drive and is open every day from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. 

    Now that's shopping with a clear conscience.

  9. We presented $5,000 - or 12,500 pounds of food - to Caritas of Waco during the morning newscast on Channel 10 -
    We presented $5,000 - or 12,500 pounds of food - to Caritas of Waco during the morning newscast on Channel 10 -
  10. Want to keep up with the latest in Caritas' efforts? Follow @caritasofwaco on Twitter or like us on Facebook! Knowing how and when you can help is a big step toward helping Caritas help others.