Longtime participants in St. Vinnie’s Golf Classic may forget: Not every golf tournament has its own golf quilt. But St. Vinnie’s does and has for 14 of its 15-year history. Raffle tickets are sold for three months in advance to help boost tournament proceeds and the benefit to more than 400 children living in St. Vinnie’s affordable housing.
To some it’s just another brick in St. Vinnie’s wall of manufactured and recycled products. To more daring souls it’s Extreme Brick-O-Wax, a pocket-sized bar that, when rubbed on concrete or steel, transforms a humble skateboard into a speeding foot rocket.
Mobile Park Swells St. Vinnie’s Housing In Oakridge
For nearly 3 years folks in Oakridge have watched, helped and admired as Gienia Baines has made her community a better place through her position as site manager for St. Vinnie’s Business Incubator and Service Center. The community gave voice to its admiration May 20 when the Kiwanis Club of Oakridge named Gienia an Everyday Hero.
Fire Victims Grateful For Life, Angels, Starfish
Categories: Author: SVdP staff Date: Tuesday, May 20 2014
AJ and Salina have known rough times, but they have also experienced the kindness of strangers, from a passing motorist to students at O’Hara Catholic School. Salina calls the motorist “our angel” and prays for her, and last week she and AJ extended a personal “thank you” to the students whose Project Starfish benefits helped get their family into a home.