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Red, White & Blues 512 | House Our Heroes Blues Festival has distributed over $240,000 within the past three years, aiding numerous non-profit groups across Austin.

Last year, Caritas of Austin served over 100 veteran families experiencing homelessness by finding them stable housing and providing the tools needed to build holistic wellbeing.

We work to ensure that when a veteran becomes homeless, we have the capacity to rapidly house them and prevent long-term homelessness."


In 2018, we treated over 800 veterans and military family members with counseling and integrative medicine. We also treated more than 500 justice-involved veterans at correctional facilities and through the court system and over 200 veterans were served by MVPN (Military Veteran Peer Network).

Overall, we worked with more than 1,500 veterans and military family members in our community providing counseling, wellness, peer support and crisis intervention.


Red, White & Blues 512 helped us provide short-term, rapid re-housing assistance along with intensive care management to very low-income veteran families. Our goal is to help participants obtain and sustain permanent housing.

To allow participants to reach their greatest potential, we locate affordable rental housing, assist with employment, budgeting, and help our families navigate the VA benefits application process. In addition, our program provides temporary financial assistance to the veteran household for some expenses relating to housing stability."


In 2017, your contributions helped us house 295 homeless veterans, and over 700 in the past 2.5 years."


“Your donations helped to pay rent, pay for property improvements and create more housing opportunities for our homeless veterans.”