The Color Guard from VFW Post 3965 was among those honoring Maj. Thomas Egan and the Egan Warming Center.
The Color Guard from VFW Post 3965 was among those honoring Maj. Thomas Egan and the Egan Warming Center.
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ABOUT FOOD: The Atkinson Food Room will be open on December 30th. Need a Holiday Food Box? Click here or call 541-689-6747.

IT'S EGAN SEASON! For the latest on emergency shelter for homeless adults, visit the Egan Warming Center website. For daytime services visit the Eugene Service Station, now on winter hours, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. seven days a week.

St. Vincent de Paul is Lane County’s largest nonprofit human services organization, helping over 84,000 people annually. We accomplish our mission in six core areas: Affordable Housing, Emergency Services, Homeless Services, Recycling Programs, Retail Thrift Stores, and Self-Sufficiency Services.

Recent News:

Egan Memorial: More Needs To Be Done

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

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…

Savor the Joy of Giving

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

Upsmart turns discards into wearable art.

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