Timeline: A 5-year History of the Humanitarian Respite Center

2014 June 9 — Sister Norma Pimentel, the executive director of Catholic Charities of the Rio Grande Valley, visits the downtown McAllen bus station and decides to ask permission to use Sacred Heart’s parish hall to accommodate the increase of immigrant families being dropped off by U.S. Border Patrol. June 10 — Humanitarian Respite Center opens and … Continue reading Timeline: A 5-year History of the Humanitarian Respite Center