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.
Veteran Housing Resonated With Northwest Community, CEO Says
Like the Ugly Duckling that turned into a swan, a neglected little house in Santa Clara will be transformed into a welcoming abode for a veteran returning from deployment and his or her family. Its fate was sealed Tuesday morning as representatives of the Veterans’ Housing Project gathered at 159 Hansen Lane to receive the $75,000 donation from Northwest Community Credit Union that made its purchase possible.