The Vincentian Family is committed to a collaborative worldwide effort to eradicate homelessness by 2030. We can only get to 2030 by looking at homelessness in 2020.
We would like to share Feth’s story with you once again, so that her words can be a starting point for reflection, prayer and action at the service of those who suffer throughout the world.
So you think you understand homelessness? I did… until I discovered I didn’t!
In our case, it tells the story of a family – young parents and their two children- who, after living on the streets, now have a decent place to call home.
As we approach the feast of St. Vincent de Paul we can draw strength and be challenged by all that St. Vincent did. Many may not believe that one man could do all that Vincent did!
The deeper I got into the article I realized I had more of a stereotypical and simplified understanding.
“If you want to resolve street homelessness, you have to think about prevention: how do you turn off the tap?”
Seville was the city that hosted from June 7-9, the second FHA International Conference entitled, “Accompanying the journey of a refugee.”
Together on a Journey to Accompany Refugees, Internally Displaced People and Victims of Human Trafficking
Silence. Tears. And then applause. The core meaning of a dangerous, tortuous journey, full of fear, but also hope for a better future is encapsulated in the embrace of the beneficiaries of the projects of the Daughters of Charity (DC) in Seville, Spain, where the...
What concrete steps can we take today as we seek a world where everyone has a stake in their community and a place to call home? In this video, Mark McGreevy (Depaul International) uses the analogy of an overflowing bathtub to help us think about the problem of homelessness. This is followed by presentations by Lydia Stazen (Institute of Global Homelessness) and Yasmine Cajuste (FamVin Homeless Alliance).
Mark Horvath has been trying to bring home the reality of homelessness for real people who are homeless.
Thanks to your generous gifts, the FHA raised 118,236 USD. These donations will allow us to provide 100 emergency shelter kits and build 13 permanent typhoon resistant houses for families in need.