2020 Holiday Campaigns in Support of Casa Marianella

Casa Marianella has a lot to be thankful for this holiday season.

A word from our Co-Executive Directors, Jennifer Long and Patti McCabe:

“With your help, we continue to be one of the few shelters serving asylum seekers in the US. There is a huge need for more capacity. A year ago we announced our intention to build two large houses to increase Casa’s bed space. We’re happy to report that those plans continue. Covid has slowed us down, but we continue to pursue this goal.”

We wouldn’t be in this position without the continuous support of our community. We wanted to share with you a few of the wonderful companies  / organizations that have recently fundraised or are currently fundraising for Casa Marianella this season. Some new – some familiar!

For a full list of our supporters and donors, visit our support page: casamarianella.org/casa-marianella-supporters/

Spreading the #TeamCasa Love this Holiday Season!

Coco Marie of Keller Williams

Keller Williams, Casa Marianella

Coco Marie of Keller Williams is hosting a virtual workshop January 13th at 6:30pm, designed for first-time home buyers in Austin, TX! 

Topics they will cover:

* How to get started in the home buying process

* How to prepare & upfront costs

* Current Market updates how they’ll impact you

Learn more and purchase tickets here to help fundraise for Casa:


Women on the Border

Women on the Border

Women on the Border supports movements to reclaim and construct human dignity and justice for all. Each year they raise money to purchase toys, clothing and housewares at holiday time for Posada Esperanza of Casa Marianella. We couldn’t be more thankful!

@womenontheborder on instagram

Conscious Coven

Conscious Coven

Conscious Coven is a monthly skillshare curated from queer and indigenous perspectives to promote collective healing and wellness. They are hosting a virtual gathering on the 29th of December to nourish your dreamscapes and tap into the ancestral, cosmic currents. Proceeds to benefit Casa Marianella. Learn more on their instagram page!

@consciouscoven on Instagram



Intera offer geoscience and engineering solutions, and have rallied for Casa Marianella this holiday season – fundraising through the 23rd to support our mission! “As a company with employees from over 14 different countries around the world, immigrants and refugees are our co-workers, our families, and our neighbors—we needed to do our part to help.”

Learn more about Intera:


12XU Records

Thank you to our friends at 12XU who hosted a ‘Stare-at-the-screen’ concert special to benefit Casa Marianella, with Blank Hellscape, John Sharkey III, Chris Brokaw and Unholy Two. Incredible!

@12xurecs on Instagram

Lazarus Brewing – coffee, beer and tacos!

Lazarus Brewing

Lazarus Brewing hosted a “12 days of Christmas” event to partially benefit Casa Marianella, selling delicious beer and coffee, matching up to $2,500 raised!

Be sure to visit them: 1902 E 6th Street Austin

@lazarusbrewing on Instagram

A Grateful Year

Thank you to all of our donors near and far for your care this season – for the forgotten people coming to our country to seek protection. Desperate people all over the world see the US as a beacon of fairness and justice. We are happy to do our part to support our residents’ claims for protection. Have an organization you’d like us to highlight? Email us at info@casamarianella.org.

Happy holidays!

Team Casa

Photo: ESL Coordinator

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