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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|

Seeking 14th Annual Friends of the Poor Walk Sponsors

The District of Evansville of the Society of St. Vincent de Paul is seeking sponsors for its 14th annual Friends of the Poor® Walk to be held on Saturday, September 25, 2021. Sponsorship levels begin at $100, with the Title Sponsor level at $2,500. Tri-State Bearing Co., Inc. and Ashley Furniture Homestore are the primary [...]

2021-06-02T14:03:22-05:00 June 2nd, 2021|FOP Walk|

3rd Annual Ton of Toys Program Set to Launch

The Society of St. Vincent de Paul – Evansville District Council is partnering with WIKY 104 FM on the 3rd annual Ton of Toys Program to help provide toys and gifts for the children of those experiencing financial difficulties. Collection boxes for toy donations will be located at the Lucas Oil Centers on N. Green [...]

2020-11-20T13:08:46-06:00 November 13th, 2020|Conference News|

Friends of the Poor Walk 2020 Summary

Dear Friends of the Poor, The Evansville District Council hosted the 13th annual Friends of the Poor Walk on September 26. The virtual nature of the walk brought many changes. Three locations were designated for walkers to bring donations and pick up tote bags complete with walk T-shirts, face masks, and items provided by Ascension [...]

2020-11-06T12:04:42-06:00 November 6th, 2020|FOP Walk|