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CenterPoint Energy Foundation Grant

St. Vincent de Paul to increase reach and assistance through support from CenterPoint Energy Foundation   Evansville – May 8, 2022 – The Evansville District of the Society of St. Vincent de Paul is pleased to announce the expansion of available resources to assist families in the community thanks to financial support from CenterPoint Energy [...]

2022-05-06T15:51:08-05:00 May 8th, 2022|Conference News|

St. Vincent de Paul and 104 FM WIKY to host 4th annual Ton of Toys Program

The Society of St. Vincent de Paul – Evansville District Council is partnering with WIKY 104 FM on the 4th annual Ton of Toys Program to provide toys and gifts to children in families of those experiencing financial difficulties. The annual toy drive is the brainchild of WIKY morning radio hosts Dennis Jon Bailey and Diane Douglas. St. [...]

2021-11-18T09:39:05-06:00 November 19th, 2021|Conference News|

St. Vincent de Paul Food Pantry awarded $20,000 grant

The City of Evansville Endowment Fund has awarded $20,000 to the St. Vincent de Paul Food Pantry toward the replacement of its roof. The current roof, last replaced in 2002, began leaking last winter, and was temporarily patched in the spring. The grant will cover just over half the cost of the roof replacement. The [...]

2021-11-12T13:27:44-06:00 November 15th, 2021|Food Pantry|

St. Vincent de Paul launches resources page on its website

The Evansville District Council of St. Vincent de Paul has created a page on its website with information on local resources. While the primary intent of the page is to assist area Vincentians with additional resources as they make home visits, the webpage is publicly accessible to anyone seeking information on local resources. Resources are [...]

2021-11-09T16:40:34-06:00 November 9th, 2021|Conference News|

14th Annual Friends of the Poor Walk Raises Over $37,000 for Financial Assistance

The 14th annual Friends of the Poor Walk was conducted Saturday, September 25 at the Evansville State Hospital Grounds. Over 150 individuals attended to "walk a mile in the footsteps of the poor." Walkers completed a one-mile lap through the hospital grounds. The walk was sponsored by over 60 corporate and individual donors, raising [...]

2021-10-15T14:47:23-05:00 October 15th, 2021|FOP Walk|

Save the Date – Bridges Out of Poverty Full-Day Training

The Getting Ahead Initiative Network (GAIN) will offer a full-day training on Bridges Out of Poverty this October. Details follow: Bridges Out of Poverty Full-Day Workshop Tuesday, October 26th 2021 Time: 8:30am-4:00pm Location: CenterPoint Energy (formerly Vectren), 211 N.W. Riverside Drive, Evansville IN, 47708 As the Evansville District Council of St. Vincent de Paul embarks [...]

2021-10-01T11:13:27-05:00 September 21st, 2021|Conference News|

2021 Friends of the Poor Walk Registration Open

Registration for the Evansville St. Vincent de Paul's 14th annual Friends of the Poor Walk is now available online at https://www.svdpevansville.org/walk-for-the-poor/register/. The annual event is the largest fundraiser for the District Council and many of the nineteen conferences within the district. The Walk takes place Saturday, September 25, 2021 at the Evansville State Hospital Grounds [...]

2021-08-20T11:04:26-05:00 August 20th, 2021|FOP Walk|

Evansville St. Vincent de Paul Opens Online Thrift Store

The Evansville St. Vincent de Paul Thrift Store has opened an online store for shoppers of unique treasures, collectibles, and one-of-a-kind items. Called “St. Vincent de Paul Treasures Online,” the online store is accessible at SHOP.svdpevansville.org. Categories include collectibles, home décor, jewelry, toys, women’s clothing, as well as brand-name items such as Michael Kors, Coach, [...]

2021-08-03T15:26:29-05:00 August 3rd, 2021|Thrift Store|

St. Vincent de Paul Food Pantry Installs Walk-In Freezer

A new 8’x8’ walk-in freezer was installed in the St. Vincent de Paul Food Pantry this week. The freezer will replace two stand-up freezers and provide more room for freezable food donations, allowing the pantry to better serve those facing food insecurity in our community. The St. Vincent de Paul Food Pantry is one of [...]

2021-07-16T15:06:37-05:00 July 16th, 2021|Conference News, Food Pantry|

Food Pantry Re-Opens to Walk-in Requests

St. Vincent de Paul Food Pantry and Office of Emergency Assistance Open for Walk-in Requests Beginning July 6 Following consultation with the Vanderburgh County Health Department, the St. Vincent de Paul Food Pantry and Office of Emergency Assistance will begin taking walk-in requests beginning July 6, 2021. The Food Pantry operates from 8:15 – 11:15 [...]

2021-07-01T11:26:15-05:00 July 1st, 2021|Conference News, Food Pantry|