Economic recovery aside, many families with children continue to struggle financially and lose their housing. In Eugene-Springfield, they are not on their own because First Place Family Center is there to help turn things around. Please be there for First Place. Picnic Supper is May 14. Invite family, friends and coworkers. Prepare a meal and enjoy Divisi. Everybody benefits.
A starts Art, Adoration and Amazing, which makes Metamorphose a triple A event for 2015. A standing-room-only crowd packed the back room of Oregon Wine Lab, surrounded by works of art chosen and re-created by artists of all ages. Persian-style rugs split the venue, forming a colorful runway for the display of fashions created by local designers using textile scraps from the San Francisco fashion district.
St. Helen’s Conference: Helping For Half A Century
People closest to St. Vincent de Paul know its St. Helen Conference volunteers have been at work in Junction City for nearly 60 years, visiting people in their homes as was done by SVdP founder Frederic Ozanam (pictured), and providing quiet assistance. In the early sixties a family facing hard times could make a request from a volunteer at the lawnmower shop then pick up emergency groceries down the street at McKay’s Market.
SSVF outreach seeks veterans without homes
Categories: Author: Date: Wednesday, April 15 2015
Veterans who are homeless or at-risk for homelessness have advocates at St. Vincent de Paul. Provided with funding from the Veterans Administration and a mandate to end veteran homelessness by 2016, teams of outreach workers and housing specialists are canvassing Lane county for candidates, prospective housing, and camp trailers or lower-end RV's that can be rehabbed for use as housing.
The former home of Gibson Motors has gotten an overhaul and will soon be unveiled as the newest place to "Have some fun. Save some money, and do something nice for your neighbors." That's St. Vinnie's at 333 Ivy St., the main drag, in Junction City.