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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IT'S EGAN SEASON! For the latest on emergency shelter for homeless adults, visit the Egan Warming Center website. For daytime services visit the Eugene Service Station, open 7 days a week.

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:

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.

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.

Caldera Songwriters Have Egan Benefit Dec. 19

Beth Wood with goods collected for the Egan Warming Center.

Beth Wood and the Caldera Songwriters will again turn their talents to treasure in a benefit concert for the Egan Warming Center and the homeless adults and youth it serves. The Songwriters will perform at Tsunami Books on Friday, Dec. 19 at 7:30 p.m. Admission is on a sliding scale. Please bring donations of cash and/or warm items in adult/youth sizes.