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Date: Friday, August 28 2015

Golf “Fore” Kids’ Sake—And Fun

Categories: Email Newsletter, Events, Housing, Volunteers
Date: Tuesday, August 25 2015

What can we do about kids these days? Try golf! St. Vincent de Paul's Golf "Fore" Kids' Sake will be September 11, 2015 at Springfield Country Club. The benefits the approximately 400 children living in the Agency's affordable housing. It's a great sponsorship opportunity and a fun tournament for a worthy cause. Golf Chair Bill Barr invites you to round up your friends and co-workers, and golf with us "fore" kids' sake!

Eclectic Styles For Learning Indoors And Out

Categories: Email Newsletter, Recycling, Stores
Author: SVdP staff
Date: Wednesday, August 19 2015
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Check out these fall fashions from Envia, a sustainable styles project of St. Vincent de Paul. Unfit fits perfectly in this melding of jeans, scarves, fabric scraps, ties, ribbon and other materials that would otherwise have been discarded.

Gathering Notes Start Of Alona Place In J.C.

Categories: Email Newsletter, Housing, Emergency Assistance, District Council, Environment, Recycling, Jobs
Author: SVdP staff
Date: Friday, August 14 2015
Alona Place logo

Public officials, funders and SVdP volunteers braved the construction landscape to celebrate the start of Alona Place, long-awaited affordable housing for Junction City. When Alona opens in Fall 2016, the site’s historic black oak will be a focal point of an attractive neighborhood situated between the high school/district office complex and High Pass Rd. 

Oakridge MHP: Turning The Corner

Author: Gienia Baines, SVdP Staff
Date: Tuesday, August 4 2015
Community Caring Day: Sept. 12, 9-5 at 47775 Berry, Oakridge.

The Oakridge Mobile Home Park occupies the heart of Oakridge geographically and emotionally. Prior to its purchase by St. Vincent de Paul Society of Lane County, Inc. and subsequent cleanup by the community, the OMHP was the scene of half the town’s crime. Squatters lived in the bushes and in abandoned units, and the place was overgrown with blackberries and ivy, and choked by garbage. Medical personnel would not respond there without police backup. There was no security, no management, no oversight.

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