Almost daily, St. Vinnie's mission of charity is aided by local individuals, clubs and organizations. Sometimes these benefactors come and go with little notice. Other times we're quick enough to capture the moment. As 2013 unfolds, we'll share as many of most welcome kindnesses as we can. We agree with Ralph Waldo Emerson who said,
“You cannot do a kindness too soon, for you never know how soon it will be too late.”
St. Vinnie’s Flying Dutchman Sails Again In Albany
If you’re a St. Vinnie’s regular chances are you know Marge Bearden. But from where? The old Springfield store? The new Springfield store? Division? Florence? Oakridge? Albany? As the virtual Flying Dutchman of St. Vinnie’s, Marge has managed them all, plus 555 High and West Broadway. And now she’s back at Albany, fueling speculation that she has more lives than a cat.
After a mild fall, the Egan Team was restless. For the first time in the Warming Center’s 5-year history and the 10 years before that, not a single night had been under 30 degrees before New Year’s Day. Cold weather hit like a truck on New Year’s Eve. The Egan Team responded.
It’s Stellar! Sign Up Now For New Affordable Housing
Not the program manager or even their own caseworker could have described St. Vinnie’s Connections program with more passion than did Jerod and Christina, guest speakers at a recent meeting of St. Vinnie’s Housing Advisory Board. The Connections caseworker listened intently, proud of the couple’s progress and well aware their challenges are not over.