Holly Yzquierdo

Holly Yzquierdo

Holly Yzquierdo is an experienced Marketing and Communications Manager and has served at Catholic Charities since 2014. She is passionate about helping nonprofits share the impact of their work in a digital world. Holly has a bachelor’s degree in business administration from Cameron University. Outside of work, Holly enjoys spending time with her family.

Mike and Carol are on a mission to help children who have experienced severe trauma. In ministry, they’ve counseled trauma survivors all over the world. Now they’ve accepted a new challenge to become foster parents. The goal of foster care is to return the children to their parents after addressing safety issues in the home.

Michelle Aubuchont has a long history as a volunteer. She first started volunteering at the zoo as a teenager and later at the police department. She even ran a 5k dressed as McGruff the Crime Dog.

Going back to school can be stressful for kids of all ages. After a summer of sleeping late and having fun, the early mornings, unknowns and structure of a school day can weigh heavy students. Some kids have a harder time than others adjusting to a new schedule.

Some kids will tell you if they are struggling but many won’t. Catholic Charities counselor Anna Smith gives us some insight into their behavior.

Determined to give her children the best life possible, Shannon enrolled her children into the Early Head Start home visitation program. Early Head Start provides parents of infants and toddlers in low-income neighborhoods with programs that emphasize parenting skills and early childhood development for ages 0-3.

“This whole process has been a true blessing! It means that our refugee children can start school without having to worry about supplies, so they can focus instead on the joys of learning,” said Dishman.

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