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New hours for Eugene Service Station: Beginning July 1, 2014, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday. CLOSED Saturday and Sunday.

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:

Note To Chuck: Reinvention Accomplished

Chuck Platt amid the freshly trimmed landscape at Mary Skinner Apartments.

After many years of drinking and more than 10 homeless, Chuck Platt resolved to reinvent himself. He made such a dramatic turn that the Vet LIFT representative who interviewed him on Friday didn’t recognize him on Monday, even challenging him at the bike rack as he locked up his own wheels.

Vinnie’s Donor Calls Out Angels On The Job

Visit our website for store and donation center locations.

St. Vinnie’s donation center attendants are instructed to be welcoming and courteous, and to remember to offer donors a receipt and 20% off coupon. It may seem simple enough, but as this note from a customer indicates, it can be the work of angels.

Take “A Moment In Time” To Help Families

Summertime… and the livin’ is easy. Well, easier maybe, but we’re thinking of the cold weather ahead, the challenges it creates for homeless families, and how our winter gala, “A Moment In Time,” will help. Sponsors, donations of good wine, and silent auction items are needed! Will you take time to help?

2014 Golf Quilt “Done By Hand”

Photo: 2014 Golf Quilt, held aloft by, from left, Rebecca Larson; Golf Classic Chair Bill Barr; and Earl Craig.

Longtime participants in St. Vinnie’s Golf Classic may forget: Not every golf tournament has its own golf quilt. But St. Vinnie’s does and has for 14 of its 15-year history. Raffle tickets are sold for three months in advance to help boost tournament proceeds and the benefit to more than 400 children living in St. Vinnie’s affordable housing.