CHRISTUS Our Daily Bread

Help Break the Cycle of Homelessness

Every day is a struggle for individuals suffering from mental illnesses and chemical addictions. Your support of CHRISTUS Our Daily Bread provides guidance and structure to homeless clients, assisting them as they develop a plan of action to break the cycles of addiction and despair. 

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Open Arms for All: Nobody is Left Behind

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:

  • Confronting the causes of homelessness, addiction and other pertinent disabilities of the mind and body
  • Getting nutritious meals, clean clothing, the necessities of personal hygiene
  • Gaining admission to a structured recovery program.
  • Nurturing hope and creating possibility.

3rd Grader Gives to Our Daily Bread

Elise Riley, a 9-year-old third grader from Cline Elementary in Friendswood Texas, embodies the true spirit of Christmas. Last month Elise celebrated her birthday and instead of the usual toys and games, Elise requested gifts of cash to donate to a non-profit at Christmas. Grandmother, Margie Riley, supplied a list of charities. Elise selected CHRISTUS Our Daily in Galveston.

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Donate to Our Daily Bread

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.


Fast Facts

Through June 30, 2014

13,426 men and women who are homeless received help from CHRISTUS Our Daily Bread in 2013.

  • 11,443 hot meals were prepared and served to hungry clients
  • 3,144 attended Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) and Narcotics Anonymous (NA) group sessions
  • 883 individual counseling sessions
  • 606 mental health education group classes
  • 47 psychiatric evaluations and sessions via telemedicine

One Client's Daily Struggle

Johnny M has been fighting a drug addiction for most of his life. After nearly 15 years of sobriety, he had a moment of relapse. This was the beginning of his downward spiral. His addiction resulted in marital problems and subsequently Johnny was homeless.

Read how Johnny M found hope at Our Daily Bread


CHRISTUS Our Daily Bread

2420 Winnie
Galveston, Texas 77550

Hours of Operation

  • Monday–Friday
  • 8:15 am to 4:00 pm
  • Closed on Holidays

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