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Oakridge MHP: Turning The Corner

Author: Gienia Baines
Date: Tuesday, August 4 2015

The Oakridge Mobile Home Park occupies the heart of Oakridge geographically and emotionally. Prior to its purchase by St. Vincent de Paul Society of Lane County, Inc. and subsequent cleanup by the community, the OMHP was the scene of half the town’s crime. Squatters lived in the bushes and in abandoned units, and the place was overgrown with blackberries and ivy, and choked by garbage. Medical personnel would not respond there without police backup. There was no security, no management, no oversight.

State Tax Credits Spur SVdP Expansion

Date: Wednesday, July 15 2015
Lhu helps move product into and out of the new Cleveland Warehouse.

St. Vincent de Paul of Lane County was recently able to finance projects at three of its properties thanks to Oregon’s New Markets Tax Credit program. 

Golf “Fore” Kids’ Sake—And Fun

Categories: Email Newsletter, Events, Housing, Volunteers
Date: Tuesday, July 7 2015

What can we do about kids these days? Try golf! St. Vincent de Paul's Golf "Fore" Kids' Sake will be September 11, 2015 at Springfield Country Club. The benefits the approximately 400 children living in the Agency's affordable housing. It's a great sponsorship opportunity and a fun tournament for a worthy cause. Golf Chair Bill Barr invites you to round up your friends and co-workers, and golf with us "fore" kids' sake!

“Help For Every Circumstance.” One Veteran’s Story

Categories: Email Newsletter, Housing, Homeless Aid, First Place Family Center, Jobs, Staff Stories, Veterans, Volunteers
Author: SVdP staff
Date: Friday, July 3 2015
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Traumatic stress is associated with military service, but nothing in Ed Dietz’s Naval experience prepared him for the stress of the past two years.

Bascom Village Waitlist Opens July 6

Categories: Email Newsletter, Housing
Date: Tuesday, June 30 2015

The waitlist is open for Eugene's newest affordable housing: The first 53 units of Bascom Village, located just off County Farm Rd in northeast Eugene. To apply visit St. Vincent de Paul's adminitrative office at 2890 Chad Drive, east of Costco.

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