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!
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.
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.
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.