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Egan Memorial: More Needs To Be Done

Categories: Email Newsletter, Events, Homeless Aid, Egan Warming Center, Veterans, Volunteers
Author: SVdP Staff
Date: Thursday, December 18 2014
SVdP staff

Maj. Tom is said to have had few friends when he froze to death in 2008, but he's got a loyal following now. Several dozen trekked to the north end of Blair Blvd. Dec. 18 to remember the veteran whose death awakened the community to the plight of the homeless, especially in deadly cold weather. They represented faith communities, Egan Warming Center staff and volunteers, veterans groups, local government, and a very few of the 300 to 350 homeless adults and youth who utilize the Egan Warming Center.

FAQ’s: Holiday Food Boxes

Categories: Email Newsletter, Food, Stores, Volunteers
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Date: Monday, December 15 2014
Duck football players Elijah George and Juwaan Williams with Turkey Drive Chair Betty Snowden.

O'Heroes Elijah George and Juwaan Williams are two of hundreds of individuals and organizations who've helped Turkey Drive Chair Betty Snowden drum up the makings of Holiday Food Boxes. Still need a Holiday Food Box or know someone who does? The important thing now is to gather the required information, take it to St. Vinnie’s Social Service Office, and get your ticket. Here are some frequently asked questions…

Day of Honor Features Help For Veterans

Categories: Email Newsletter, Food, Housing, Homeless Aid, Egan Warming Center, Emergency Assistance, Jobs, Self-Sufficiency, Veterans, Volunteers
Author: SVdP staff
Date: Monday, December 15 2014
St. Michael's Conference, City Hall, and veteran outreach workers at the Day of Honor.

Oakridge’s first Veterans’ Day of Honor did not attract homeless veterans as hoped, but those who did attend were greeted with appreciation, good food, and good information.

Savor the Joy of Giving

Categories: Housing, Homeless Aid, Emergency Assistance, Recycling, Jobs, Self-Sufficiency, Stores, Veterans, Volunteers
Author: SVdP staff
Date: Friday, December 12 2014

December is a great time to make a difference in the lives of others. Who will be touched by your generosity? A homeless family? A family struggling to stay in their housing? A veteran making a personal turnaround? Whatever your soft spot, St. Vincent de Paul will use your resources wisely and effectively.

Upsmart Line Wins Friends In Santa Fe

Categories: Email Newsletter, Environment, Recycling, Jobs, Staff Stories, Stores
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Date: Friday, December 12 2014
Upsmart turns discards into wearable art.

St. Vinnie's Upsmart line was a big hit at the Santa Fe Recycled Art Festival.

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