For Metamorphose designers these materials are nothing to sneeze at.
For Metamorphose designers these materials are nothing to sneeze at.
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The Housing Waitlist is CLOSED. Watch this site and SVDP on Facebook for further information.

From the Register-Guard: SVDP To Buy Saginaw Trailer Park. R-G editorial: Save Mobile Home Parks

Op-ed: "Young, Homeless And Vulnerable"

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.

St. Vincent de Paul Society of Lane County, Inc. is an equal opportunity provider and employer.

Recent News:

‘I Wish There Could Have Been A Place Like This For Me’

Jamica recalls her challenges as a homeless teen.

At a March 9 fundraising launch at the former Cascade Presbyterian Church in south Eugene, speakers ranging from Eugene Mayor Lucy Vinis and Lane County Board Chairman Pat Farr to  philanthropist/activist Tom Bowerman and St. Vincent de Paul Executive Director Terry McDonald exhorted a standing-room-only crowd to give generously to help convert the church into a complex that will provide up to two years of housing and social services to homeless high school students in the Eugene-Springfield area.

Finding Fabric, Frills And… A Keyboard Protector?

What sparks fashion genius? Will it be the satiny paisley? The men’s shirt in earthtone plaid? The paw-printed strapping materials or the Jolly Roger kerchief? If you use a clear plastic keyboard cover, inspiration might even be at your fingertips! Such is stuff Metamorphose fashion designers are starting with this year as they transform materials rejected “as-is” for sale into head-turning creations bound for a runway show on April 22 at the Wheeler Pavillion.

Help provide housing for our community’s homeless students

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. 

Chilly Run Draws Warm Hearts For Veterans

Walkers and runners line up in anticipation of their sweet reward.

Newsflash: Truffles Discovered in Alton Baker Park. No use bringing out the sniffer pig. These truffles are native to West Eugene and crop up en masse at Alton Baker Park only once each year, on Truffle Shuffle Sunday. And they have a sound track, which this year included Tasha Farmer's polished rendition of "The Star Spangled Banner."