Founded in 1986 by the Sisters of Charity of the Incarnate Word, CHRISTUS Our Daily Bread provides support services to homeless men, women and children. While upholding the dignity of each person, staff members give guidance and structure to help break the cycle of homelessness.
CHRISTUS Our Daily Bread takes a holistic approach in pursuing its mission to the homeless—ministering to the needs of the body, mind and spirit of each individual. Staff members and volunteers assist clients in—
Your gift will immediately help Our Daily Bread provide meals, support and many of life's vital essentials to those in need. As a Sustaining Friend of Our Daily Bread, for as little as $6.92 a month – just 23¢ a day – you can provide two meals and a day’s counseling and service for one person every month.
Directors of Our Daily Bread recently received a letter from a grateful client, known here simply as "A.R.," who arrived in Galveston by way of Kansas. A.R. writes, "The meals I received strengthened my body; the daily meetings enabled me to accept the truth about myself and the need for help."
On a cold, blustery day, many cooks are inclined to make a big, warm batch of comfort food. Cissy Sandoval is one of those cooks. The only difference is that she’s making a batch big enough for about 70 guests.
Sandoval is the kitchen coordinator at Christus Our Daily Bread, where she oversees the preparation of breakfast and lunch for the homeless clients who come to the shelter for the hot meals, counseling services and compassionate support that Our Daily Bread has provided in Galveston since 1985. Running the kitchen requires both ingenuity and flexibility, since the shelter stretches its budget with donated food whenever possible.
Galveston, Texas 77550