“Dessert Before Lunch” Success!

On Friday, September 30 “Friends of Saint Louise House” hosted its first Dessert Before Lunch fundraiser and raised more than $21,500 (the cost of providing housing and supportive services to one SLH family for one year).  Close to one hundred women gathered at the home of Bishop John McCarthy to celebrate the successes Saint Louise House and the ongoing challenges due to recent state budget cuts. Guests were treated to champagne and array of delicious desserts provided some of Austin’s finest bakers and bakeries including La Patisserie, Russell’s Bistro, El Alma Restaurant, Lux Bakery and Cafe and Austin Sweet Treats.