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02-04-21 News Roundup 1200 1200 SVDP USA

02-04-21 News Roundup

Through the Society of St. Vincent de Paul, Vincentians across the United States and around the world are finding spiritual growth by providing person-to-person service to those who are needy and suffering. Read some of their stories here: INTERNATIONAL AUSTRALIA: Vinnies Bathurst looking to boost local volunteer numbers IRELAND: Go cold or go hungry –…

Fr. Augustus Tolton
Black History Month Series – Father Tolton: How Persistence Propelled Him to Priesthood 2048 1765 SVDP USA

Black History Month Series – Father Tolton: How Persistence Propelled Him to Priesthood

Black History Month Series Presented by the SVdP African American Task Force Father Tolton: How Persistence Propelled Him to Priesthood “Since the Bible says we ALL were made in the image and likeness of God, “Why isn’t my likeness accepted by others?” “Why aren’t there clergy that look like me?” “Am I inferior?” These are…

02-04-2021 Letter From Our Servant Leaders 1119 630 SVDP USA

02-04-2021 Letter From Our Servant Leaders

Click here to read the full letter from SVdP International President General Renato Lima de Oliveira. Praised be our Lord Jesus Christ! My dear members of Saint Vincent de Paul Conferences around the world, I first wish to ask for the abundant blessings of Our Lord Jesus Christ on you, and for our Blessed Lady…

SVdP Georgia Pharmacy
SVdP Georgia Community Pharmacy Now Open 2048 1367 SVDP USA

SVdP Georgia Community Pharmacy Now Open

One pervasive challenge across the communities served by the Society of St. Vincent de Paul is poor health management, often exacerbated by lack of access to prescription medications. Some local Vincentian Conferences and Councils are meeting that challenge by creating community pharmacies to dispense medication to low-income, uninsured patients at little or no charge. Our…

Friends of the Poor Grant Program Opening Soon! 1804 2100 SVDP USA

Friends of the Poor Grant Program Opening Soon!

Friends of the Poor® Grant Program North Central and Southeast Regional Cycle Opens February 12 The National Council of the Society of St. Vincent de Paul invites Conferences and District Councils to apply for grants of up to $5,000. Deadline February 28! $240,000 is being awarded this fiscal year.Grants are targeted to specific, current emergency…

01-29-21 News Roundup 1200 1200 SVDP USA

01-29-21 News Roundup

Vincentians across the country and around the world continue serving their communities in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic. Click the links below to learn more. International Australia: Black Summer donations from Australians nudged $640 million. Getting it to those in need was a miracle Ireland: Thank you for all your support during our Annual…

01-28-21 Letter From Our Servant Leaders 600 685 SVDP USA

01-28-21 Letter From Our Servant Leaders

Dear Vincentian Friends, I really was not looking for another way to spend my retirement days. Being your National Council President is a privilege that is already fulfilling and time-consuming. When asked, however, to join the Board of Directors of the Council General International as the Vice President with responsibility for Solidarity and Special Projects,…

Tim Tebow visits St. Vincent de Paul
Society of St. Vincent de Paul Announces New Partnership With Kindli 1977 1249 SVDP USA

Society of St. Vincent de Paul Announces New Partnership With Kindli

The Society of St. Vincent de Paul is pleased to announce a new partnership with Kindli, a “social unity” app that puts the focus squarely on kindness and positivity. Cofounded by Martin Diamond and athletes Tim Tebow, Kerri Walsh Jennings, and Titus O’Neil, Kindli’s mission is the creation of a social media platform that creates…

Disaster Services Volunteer Training 940 788 SVDP USA

Disaster Services Volunteer Training

The Disaster Services Corporation provides person-to-person recovery services to families impacted by man-made and natural disasters across the United States and U.S. territories. Please join DSC CEO Elizabeth Disco-Shearer for a special volunteer training opportunity this Thursday, January 28, from 12:00 – 1:12 PM Central, on learning to protect the Personal Identifiable Information of Disaster…

01-22-21 News Roundup 1200 1200 SVDP USA

01-22-21 News Roundup

Click the stories below to learn more about how Vincentians are serving their neighbors in need, across the U.S. and around the world. International Australia: St Vincent de Paul volunteer marks 60 years of service National Coeur d’Alene, ID: Homelessness: Not St. Vincent de Paul’s Problem, Everyone’s Problem Cullman, AL: Vincent de Paul Society keeps…

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