Welcome to the SVDP Rockville Center YouTube page! This is our new agency video highlighting the work of the Society of St. Vincent de Paul on Long Island. Please visit our website at www.svdprvc.org to learn more about our programs and services and how you can get involved. Thank you for your support. SVDPLongIsland Produced by [...]
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The Huffington Post writes… “When it comes to finding ways to support its impoverished clients, one nonprofit is leaving no corner unturned. The St. Vincent de Paul Society, an organization that feeds and houses the poor, is the world leader in mattress recycling, a task that creates jobs and brings in critical dollars to fund [...]
In the hope of obtaining a miracle through his intercession Lord, You made Blessed Frederic Ozanam a witness of the Gospel, full of wonder at the mystery of the Church. You inspired him to alleviate poverty and injustice and endowed him with untiring generosity in the service of all who were suffering. In family life, he [...]
From the National SVDP… By a vote of 64-35, the U.S. Senate passed the Agriculture Reform, Food, and Jobs Act of 2012 (Farm Bill S.3240). Thank you to all Vincentians, our friends and supporters who called, emailed, sent letters or visited their senators, urging them to pass a fair Farm Bill that promotes human dignity and fosters stewardship [...]
The Fifth Annual Friends of the Poor® Walk/Run will be held on Saturday, September 29, 2012. The Society is offering a series of video tips for organizers. The Friends of the Poor® Walk/Run is a unique national fundraising effort organized nationally and locally by Councils and Conferences of the Society. It allows community members from [...]
The St Vincent de Paul Society Australian National Council has condemned both Government and Opposition this week for violating Australia’s human rights obligations and failing to make proper use of the Parliamentary Joint Committee on Human Rights. Chief Executive, Dr John Falzon, said: “We reject the current false debate on asylum seekers. Offshore processing is not [...]
Dr. Michael Thio, President General, presents at the Permanent Section Meeting in Bangkok. – 17 JUNE 2012 Dear Fellow Vincentians, After some words of gratitude to various individuals he continued… Let us read our “Vision and Mission Statements”.(hand-out given) The Motto of our Society. “Serviens in Spe” – “Service in Hope” – is the motto of [...]
This video with insights into poverty was proudly produced by our partner Moving Presentations. This inspiring short film shows that there are solutions and paths out of homelessness. The Vinnies in Australia give thanks to Moving Presentations for taking on this inspiring corporate story telling project. Visit http://www.ceosleepout.org.au to see how you can help. Related FAMVIN Posts:Vinnies [...]
According to the Canberra Times the female CEOs who are participating in Thursday’s Vinnies CEO Sleepout are focusing on the hidden face of female homelessness. The latest figures show more than 60 per cent of people assisted by a homelessness service were women. And the majority of people turned away from specialist homelessness services are women [...]
The International General Council of the St Vincent de Paul Society is continuing to provide Supplement Sheets to be included in local Bulletins. These are available for downloading through the link SSVP Newsletter Hat tip to Tim WilliamsCM of the Australian CM site. Related FAMVIN Posts:SVDP USA Young Vincentian NewsletterSVDP Commission for International Aid and [...]
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