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.

Lama and her family are refugees. They fled Syria when war broke out in their village, she was 9 years old. They applied for Refugee status and were eventually accepted to come to the United States in 2016 when Lama was 14 years old.

The Veterans Outreach Center (VOC) has been helping veterans at the Lodestar Day Resource Center at the Human Services campus for 6 years. After a one-year closure due to the pandemic, the VOC reopened with a plan to provide high-impact services while protecting clients and social distancing.

For Bob and Becky, foster care and adoption are more than choices, they are a calling. “When we first started dating, I asked Bob if he would be open to adopting,” said Becky. “It was on my heart since I was a child.”

Kids Need to Read provided Catholic Charities with 2,225 new books in English and Spanish, as well as Highlight Magazines and Spanish High Fives Magazines! This donation was valued at almost $35,000!

In January 2019 they took the first step toward infant adoption and attended a Joining Hearts information session.

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