Events

Legacy luncheon

In 2020, we proudly celebrate our 35th anniversary. Given our history and values firmly rooted in social justice, we are truly honored to announce our 2020 Legacy Award recipient, Sister Norma Pimentel.

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic and our commitment to public safety, in lieu of the in-person luncheon, Every Texan is launching a Legacy 2020 campaign including exclusive virtual events for Legacy sponsors.

We hope you will join us in honoring Sr. Norma Pimentel by renewing your support for Every Texan this year. Your support and our work have never been more critical.

View our Sponsor Packet here.

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Meet Our Honoree

Norma Pimentel is a sister with the Missionaries of Jesus and a licensed professional counselor. As Executive Director of Catholic Charities of the Rio Grande Valley, she oversees the charitable arm of the Diocese of Brownsville, providing oversight of the different ministries and programs in the areas of emergency assistance, housing assistance, counseling, and pregnancy care to all four counties in the Rio Grande Valley. Sr. Norma has been widely recognized for her leadership on migration and human rights on the Texas/Mexico border.  These efforts brought Sister Norma recognition as a recipient of the 2015 Martin Luther King, Jr. “Keep the Dream Alive” Award from Catholic Charities USA and a nomination from the Dallas Morning News for “Texan of the Year.”