Categories: Author: Date: Thursday, December 22 2016
Neither ice nor cold nor even total darkness held up St. Vincent de Paul’s Holiday Food Box program. Not for long anyway. After the appointed night passed in a flurry of power outages and event cancellations, St. Vinnie’s put out an all-points bulletin for help with the nearly 3,000 boxes that were being prepared.
Bi-Mart Throws A Grand Christmas Party For Bascom Village
Each year Bi-Mart executives select a St. Vincent de Paul (SVDP) affordable housing complex to sponsor – this year it was the Bascom Village complex at 3090 Matt Drive, Eugene. This year’s event included a visit by a small army of elves and carolers who distributed and delivered gifts and food to each household.
The emergency services and shelter programs operated by St. Vincent de Paul enjoy community support year-around and especially during the holidays. On this page we’ll capture snippets of generosity that we witness daily, and what local media are publishing. You will be amazed by the generosity of your neighbors and perhaps inspired to step outside your own giving box.
SVDP Part Of Coalition That Saves Oak Leaf In Portland
NE KILLINGSWORTH ST, PORTLAND – Residents of the Oak Leaf Mobile Home Park in Northeast Portland’s Cully neighborhood are breathing a sigh of relief after the park was purchased last week by a coalition of non-profit organizations, using funds loaned by the Portland Housing Bureau (PHB). The acquisition of the Oak Leaf ends a nearly year-long threat that the park would be closed down and 25 low-income families evicted.