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.

Robert Earl began volunteering in May 2015 in the Catholic Charities finance department. He is part of a team that scans financial documents and organizes them in the document management system.

“I really enjoy what I do, who I work with, and the ability to use my computer skills and attention to detail,” said Robert. “I like doing a good job, and I feel appreciated for my work.”

Choosing to place your child with an adoptive family is one of the most difficult decisions any parent can make.

At 8 months pregnant, Crystal was 22 years old and living with her boyfriend, who was not her child’s biological father.  She had no money and no job. She needed to make a decision.

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.

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