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RWJ Foundation CEO cites St. Vinnie’s in op-ed

Categories: Email Newsletter, Environment, Recycling, Jobs, Staff Stories
Date: Wednesday, May 11 2016
Risa Lavizzo-Mourey, president and CEO of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation

Risa Lavizzo-Mourey, president and CEO of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, mentions the St. Vincent de Paul Society of Lane County in an op-ed in the current edition of Black Enterprise magazine on the need to "ban the box" on job applications that ask applicants about their criminal history.

“Picnic” Nourishes Guests And Hope

Date: Monday, May 9 2016

Struggling families got a strong show of support at St. Vincent de Paul’s Picnic Supper for First Place Family Center, an event that relies on First Place friends to invite their guests and feed them, too. Despite competition from a university awards event and Cinco de Mayo itself, Picnic Supper nicely filled St. Mary’s Parish Hall with tables mustered by faith communities, civic organizations and businesses, among others. They dined, donated and laughed at the antics of Abigail who learned to walk at First Place.

Longtime St. Vinnie’s Driver Puts On The Brakes

Categories: Email Newsletter, Jobs, Staff Stories, Stores
Date: Monday, May 9 2016

After nearly 38 years behind the wheel as a St. Vinnie’s truck driver, Hans Laube is retiring and moving with his wife Joyce to Boise, in his words, “to take it easy for a while.”

First Place Kids Get Hands-on Lesson About Dirt, Worms, Seeds

Date: Monday, May 2 2016
cartoon worm

John Pierce is one of the hundreds of volunteers who give generously of their time and resources at the St. Vincent de Paul Society of Lane County’s First Place Family Center to help meet the needs of families in transition due to homelessness. But the retired Presbyterian minister’s contribution has a uniquely green emphasis.

Alona Place: Rent Details Just In!

Categories: Email Newsletter, Housing, Environment, Jobs
Date: Friday, April 29 2016
Alona Place, Junction City, Oregon

If you're low income and thought you'd never find quality housing in Junction City let alone a place that's all new, it's time to rethink! Alona Place is taking shape at High Pass Rd. and Oak St., with 40 affordable units and all the amenities of St. Vincent de Paul's neighborhood-style developments in Eugene and Springfield. Alona Place is scheduled for completion in Fall 2016. To get on the waitlist visit our administrative office at 2890 Chad Dr.

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