Categories: Author: Date: Wednesday, November 23 2016
The repurposed Eugene Planing Mill in the Whit was an appropriate venue for St. Vincent de Paul's biggest fundraiser of the year: A Moment In Time for First Place Family Center. More than 350 familiar faces and new turned out to hear Rich Glauber and St. Vinnie's All Stars and dig deep into their pockets and purses to support services for families with children under 18 that are homeless or at-risk for homelessness.
St. Vincent de Paul Director Terry McDonald visited the White House this week with Eugene Mayor Kitty Piercy, Lane County Commissioner Pat Farr and Eugene City Manager Jon Ruiz. The four, along with dozens of officials from across the country, were honored by First Lady Michelle Obama for the city’s work to house homeless veterans.
Overnight Shelter Runs Through March 2017 At Two Sites
Know somebody who's "sleeping rough"? Funds made available by the Lane County Poverty and Homessness Board have opened the door to new shelter opportunities, including 60 spaces for adults at the Eugene Service Station.