NE KILLINGSWORTH ST, PORTLAND – Residents of the Oak Leaf Mobile Home Park in Northeast Portland’s Cully neighborhood are breathing a sigh of relief after the park was purchased last week by a coalition of non-profit organizations, using funds loaned by the Portland Housing Bureau (PHB). The acquisition of the Oak Leaf ends a nearly year-long threat that the park would be closed down and 25 low-income families evicted.
Songwriters’ Concert On Dec. 9 Benefits Egan Warming Centers
Categories: Author: Date: Wednesday, December 7 2016
Eugene Caldera Songwriters celebrates the holiday season with its fifth annual concert at Tsunami Books -- a benefit for the Egan Warming Center, from 7:30 p.m. to 10 p.m. on Dec. 9.
The emergency services and shelter programs operated by St. Vincent de Paul enjoy community support year-around and especially during the holidays. On this page we’ll capture snippets of generosity that we witness daily, and what local media are publishing. You will be amazed by the generosity of your neighbors and perhaps inspired to step outside your own giving box.
Help provide housing for our community’s homeless students
Categories: Author: Date: Saturday, November 26 2016
Goal: To get at-risk kids through high school. We are in the process of purchasing the former church at 3350 Willamette St. in Eugene to convert into rent-free housing for homeless high school students, ages 16 through 18, with the key requirement that they remain in school.
A Moment In Time Harmonizes Generosity With Hope
Categories: Author: Date: Wednesday, November 23 2016
The repurposed Eugene Planing Mill in the Whit was an appropriate venue for St. Vincent de Paul's biggest fundraiser of the year: A Moment In Time for First Place Family Center. More than 350 familiar faces and new turned out to hear Rich Glauber and St. Vinnie's All Stars and dig deep into their pockets and purses to support services for families with children under 18 that are homeless or at-risk for homelessness.