What began as a trickle of wishes snowballed with the weather. How to bring Holiday Joy to nearly 900 people? Read on!
Help provide housing for our community’s homeless students
Categories: Author: Date: Wednesday, January 11 2017
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.
Rick Keeney’s job at St. Vincent de Paul hasn’t been a particularly easy one, as anyone would attest who has who pulled even a single shift working on major appliances at SVDP’s Seneca warehouse. But he stuck with it for nearly a quarter century, in part he says because the non-profit was a good employer – but more importantly because it was a job that he knew was doing good for the community.
Your Purchases Can Help St. Vinnie’s All Year Long
Just as they do during the holidays, your purchases can support St Vincent de Paul all year long. Here's how:
Eugene Police Serve Holiday Meal At Eugene Service Station
Categories: Author: Date: Tuesday, December 27 2016
Eugene police employees served a holiday meal on Dec. 23 at St. Vincent de Paul’s Eugene Service Station (ESS) to more than 250 homeless men and women, throwing a party that included gifts for pet owners and a raffle for a mountain of gift bags.