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Media contact: Paul Neville, 541-743-7121


HOYOP: 13 Down, Five Lots Remain

Date: Monday, August 14 2017

If it seems like residential subdivisions are springing up overnight, consider the Wetleau Estates development in Lowell. It’s not quite as old as the picturesque hills that surround it, but more than a decade after the City of Lowell offered it to St. Vincent de Paul as an avenue for creating affordable housing, five buildable lots still bask in the glow of 11 completed homes and two in progress. What’s taken so long?

Make Back-to-School Great! Equip Kids.

Categories: Email Newsletter, Stores, Volunteers
Date: Thursday, August 3 2017

What, school already? That is correct, and what’s tremendous is that St. Vinnie’s and its community partners are already at work to collect the array of supplies and new backpacks to be distributed to low-income and homeless kids who might otherwise start school without. Here’s where you come in, literally, to their collection barrels with your offerings.

Marist Students Pay The Price For Informality, Youth House

Categories: Email Newsletter, Homeless Aid, Recycling, Volunteers
Date: Monday, July 10 2017

Students at Marist High School recently joined the growing ranks of donors to the St. Vincent de Paul Youth House when the school's Key Club raised $300 to help fund the conversion of the former Presbyterian Church at 3350 Willamette St. in Eugene into housing for homeless high school girls ages 16 through 18. Their secret? Timing, of course, and knowing their market.

Ground Shaken, Not Stirred, For Youth House

Categories: Email Newsletter, Housing, Homeless Aid, Volunteers
Date: Wednesday, July 5 2017

Less than a year after deciding to venture into creating a refuge that provides free housing and social services to homeless high school students, the St. Vincent de Paul Society of Lane County had an "earth-shaking" groundbreaking for its Youth House on July 10. The site is the former Cascade-Presbyterian Church at 3350 Willamette St.

Help Create Housing For Our Homeless Youth

Author: Paul Neville
Date: Wednesday, July 5 2017

The goal: To get at-risk kids through high school. St. Vincent de Paul is in the process of aquiring and rehabilitating the former Cascade Presbyterian Church building at 3350 Willamette St. in Eugene. It will house 13 homeless teens, ages 16-18, on the condition they stay in school.

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