Calling all turkeys! Bring your bodyguards and do the Turkey Trot on Thanksgiving morning.
Calling all turkeys! Bring your bodyguards and do the Turkey Trot on Thanksgiving morning.
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EGAN SEASON starts November 15th. For the latest on emergency shelter for homeless adults, visit the Egan Warming Center website.

St. Vincent de Paul is Lane County’s largest nonprofit human services organization, helping over 84,000 people annually. We accomplish our mission in six core areas: Affordable Housing, Emergency Services, Homeless Services, Recycling Programs, Retail Thrift Stores, and Self-Sufficiency Services.

Recent News:

Meals For Homeless Adults = Training, Experience For Job Seekers

Craig Ashcraft

In addition to producing 10,000 meals per month, on average, the Eugene Service Station’s commercial kitchen serves as the lab for Food Services, a training program offered by St. Vincent de Paul’s Vocational Rehabilitation program. The pilot class has commenced, and member Craig Ashcraft has joined the kitchen staff at Fox Hollow Residential Center.

“Moment” a big one for First Place

Kari Hoover determines how many tickets John Murphy's wingspan warrants.

The compassion of the Lane County community for homeless families was evident Nov. 5 at the Hilton Eugene as a full house of 400 seized A Moment In Time (AMIT) to help St. Vincent de Paul’s First Place Family Center. In 2013 First Place helped 543 families, many with a single parent or grandparent raising children under most challenging circumstances.

Turkey Trot:  A Thanksgiving Tradition Runs On

Thanksgiving: A day to trot then gobble.

This Thanksgiving morn, don your athletic gear/persona and help feed low-income families. Do the Turkey Trot, meaning your choice of a 2-mile walk, a 4-mile run, or the ever-popular kids’ Gobbler Gallop. It all takes place behind Valley River Center to benefit FOOD for Lane County and St. Vincent de Paul’s Holiday Food Box Program.

Drive Is On To Provide Holiday Food Boxes

Thousands of low-income families in Eugene-Springfield receive holiday food boxes through St. Vincent de Paul and its volunteer conferences, and this year will be no exception. Each household gets a turkey or ham plus olives, cranberries, stuffing and all the fixings for a nourishing, yummy meal. This effort relies on a generous community. Here's how you can help: