Acts of Service

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Date: Monday, May 11 2020

bearded manMost folks take a warm shower for granted. Not so, the unhoused adults sheltering in St. Vincent de Paul’s facilities on Hwy 99N and at the Lane County Fairgrounds. Showers are available to more than 350 people, but during specific hours and in a socially distant queue.

Stimulus Help Available through St. Vinnie’s

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Date: Friday, May 8 2020

Federal “stimulus” payments can be elusive to individuals and families who lack the fundamental resources of a bank account, state-issued I.D., even a phone number. When she’s not taking “temps at the tents” at St. Vincent de Paul’s Dusk to Dawn site on Hwy 99N, Vikki Perpinan helps people gather the resources necessary to file for their share of the Economic Impact Payments.

Trillium Sends A Winning Hand

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Date: Friday, May 8 2020

A fistful of Walmart gift cards were just what the doctor ordered for the 19 families sheltering at St. Vinnie's First Place Annex. See the other masked person who delivered the gift cards on behalf of her employer, Trillium.

Unhoused Families Have Place to Shelter

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Date: Friday, May 8 2020

Without stable housing, how does a family shelter in place? Since the COVID-19 emergency set in, up to 19 family units have taken up temporary residence at St. Vincent de Paul's First Place Annex in South Eugene.

First Place Annex

Categories: Email Newsletter, Food, Homeless Aid, First Place Family Center
Author: SVdP Staff
Date: Friday, May 1 2020

The Interfaith Night Shelter System and St. Vincent de Paul’s First Place Family Center were founded as "temporary" resources for families facing homelessness. Nearly three decades later, the resilient programs are being reinvented in response to COVID-19. We'll post insights throughout May so stick with us, here and on St. Vinnie's social media.

 

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