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From Discard To Delight: Oak Street Store Has It

Categories: Email Newsletter, Environment, Recycling, Staff Stories, Stores
Date: Thursday, September 22 2016
The legs from jeans walk on as backpacks.

The St. Vinnie’s store at Oak Street and West 11th Street in downtown Eugene has a decidedly different look and inventory. Instead of the usual range of items that can be found in the non-profit’s other 14 retail thrift stores, the Oak Street store primarily features upcycled fashions by resident designer Mitra DeMirza, as well as original styles curated to attract younger shoppers.

Backpack Giveaway Preps Kids For School

Date: Thursday, September 1 2016
This young fan was delighted to meet Betty Snowden in person.

Youngsters don’t always regard the start of the school year – and the end of summer vacation – as good news. But an abundance of donated school supplies has provided some good news for their families: the continuation the St. Vincent de Paul’s annual distribution of free backpacks and school supplies through Friday, Sept. 9 at the Lindholm Center at 456 Highway 99 North in Eugene.

Rural Lane County Has Paths To Prosperity

Categories: Email Newsletter, Housing, Self-Sufficiency, Staff Stories
Author: SVdP Staff
Date: Wednesday, August 31 2016
VIDA Program Manager Nancy Glines.

What would you do if you had the money? Take a class? Buy a house or repair the one you’ve got? Invest in your career? Program Manager Nancy Glines invites you to explore how you can multiply your resources, improve your surroundings, invest in yourself. In other words, find your own path to prosperity.

Rotarians Back To Pack Backpacks For Back-to-School

Categories: Email Newsletter, Emergency Assistance, Stores, Volunteers
Date: Tuesday, August 30 2016
Backpacks ready for the packing.

Members of the Eugene SouthTowne Rotary Club filled student backpacks with notebooks and other school supplies in preparation for the Aug. 31 distribution at St. Vincent de Paul’s Lindholm Center at 456 Highway 99 North in Eugene.

Heritage Oak Is Backdrop For Alona Opening

Categories: Email Newsletter, Housing, Emergency Assistance, District Council, Environment, Jobs, Stores
Date: Thursday, August 25 2016
A sign of comfortable affordable living in Junction City.

Against the backdrop of the heritage oak that inspired its name, Alona Place was officially opened Aug. 24, bringing to Junction City it's first new affordable housing in decades. The much-anticipated 40-unit complex was fully leased, save for a couple of units set aside for grand opening tours.

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