Almost daily, St. Vinnie's mission of charity is aided by local individuals, clubs and organizations. Sometimes these benefactors come and go with little notice. Other times we're quick enough to capture the moment. As 2013 unfolds, we'll share as many of most welcome kindnesses as we can. We agree with Ralph Waldo Emerson who said,
“You cannot do a kindness too soon, for you never know how soon it will be too late.”
We Want to Get 40 Families Home for the Holidays. Can You Help?
Life wasn't looking so jolly for Shawn and Crystal last December. The couple was homeless, alternating between staying with friends and sleeping in their car. Then A Home for the Holidays stepped in and helped them secure an apartment. Learn how you can make a meaningful difference for homeless families like theirs this holiday season.
You’re Invited to the Thomas Egan Ceremony of Remembrance on December 16
When in Rome, do as the Romans do. When in Eugene on Thanksgiving, do the Turkey Trot! More than 1200 people did, representing Lane County and beyond as parents and grandparents came to support their Duck progeny at the Civil War game. With the game more than 24 hours away, what better way to take in the sights than an early morning trot along the Willamette River that helps provide food to low-income households?
St. Vincent de Paul Welcomes New Board Members
Categories:Volunteers Author: SVdP staff Date: Monday, December 2 2013
St. Vincent de Paul is pleased to welcome Marjory Ramey and Marianne Nichols to three-year positions on its Board of Directors. And we're sad to say good-bye to long-time member Anne O'Brien, who plans to redirect her attention to First Place Family Center and the Interfaith Night Shelter.