Castaways to costumes, mismatched dishes to birdbaths, English armoires to home entertainment centers… St. Vinnie’s customers caught onto DIY long ago. Now we’re taking “do it yourself” to new heights with the opening of Mitra Chester’s DIY Department inside St. Vinnie’s on Division Ave.
Recognize the hero in your life with the Honor a Veteran campaign
Veterans Author: SVdP staff Date: Thursday, November 7 2013
"Heros don't wear capes, they wear dog tags." We don't know the origin of that quote, but we do have a suggestion on how to honor the hero in your life: add a flag to our Honor a Veteran display. All donations benefit Eugene's Veterans' Housing Project, which offers affordable rental housing to military veterans and their families who are transitioning back to civilian life.
Buying one of these cute turkey decals at a St. Vinnie's retail thrift store is one of the many ways to feed a hungry family during the Christmas season. Click here to find out more ways you can help.
Eugene Service Station Remodel “Like Transformational Light”
Categories: Author: SVdP Staff Date: Thursday, October 31 2013
Of the dozens of guests who turned out Oct. 30 for the grand re-opening of St. Vincent de Paul’s Eugene Service Station, none was more elated than Carrie Copeland of FOOD for Lane County. Her past allocations to the ESS consisted of items that required little preparation and could be heated with crockpots and warming plates.
Night Shelter Participant: “I Feel Like We Can Still Make It”
Categories: Author: SVdP staff Date: Wednesday, October 30 2013
The Interfaith Night Shelter is all little Jasper Lyn has ever known. Her family has been homeless since July and got into the program just two days before she was born. Mother Karrie and dad DeWayne are grateful for a warm, safe place to shelter their children until they can find permanent housing.