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Media contact: Paul Neville, 541-743-7121

 

HOYOP: 13 Down, Five Lots Remain

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Date: Monday, August 14 2017

If it seems like residential subdivisions are springing up overnight, consider the Wetleau Estates development in Lowell. It’s not quite as old as the picturesque hills that surround it, but more than a decade after the City of Lowell offered it to St. Vincent de Paul as an avenue for creating affordable housing, five buildable lots still bask in the glow of 11 completed homes and two in progress. What’s taken so long?

Marist Students Pay The Price For Informality, Youth House

Categories: Email Newsletter, Homeless Aid, Recycling, Volunteers
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Date: Monday, July 10 2017

Students at Marist High School recently joined the growing ranks of donors to the St. Vincent de Paul Youth House when the school's Key Club raised $300 to help fund the conversion of the former Presbyterian Church at 3350 Willamette St. in Eugene into housing for homeless high school girls ages 16 through 18. Their secret? Timing, of course, and knowing their market.

Ground Shaken, Not Stirred, For Youth House

Categories: Email Newsletter, Housing, Homeless Aid, Volunteers
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Date: Wednesday, July 5 2017

Less than a year after deciding to venture into creating a refuge that provides free housing and social services to homeless high school students, the St. Vincent de Paul Society of Lane County had an "earth-shaking" groundbreaking for its Youth House on July 10. The site is the former Cascade-Presbyterian Church at 3350 Willamette St.

Help Create Housing For Our Homeless Youth

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Author: Paul Neville
Date: Wednesday, July 5 2017

The goal: To get at-risk kids through high school. St. Vincent de Paul is in the process of aquiring and rehabilitating the former Cascade Presbyterian Church building at 3350 Willamette St. in Eugene. It will house 13 homeless teens, ages 16-18, on the condition they stay in school.

Fire! Early Riser Sounds The Alarm

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Date: Wednesday, June 14 2017

If you think the excitement happens elsewhere, residents of SVDP’s Oakwood Manor will beg to differ. Some were jolted out of bed Monday by hollering and pounding as an early riser alerted them to fire.

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