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Thank you for attending Legacy 2020

 

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

There is still time to help us honor Sr. Norma Pimentel by renewing your support for Every Texan.
Your support for our work have never been more critical.

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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.”