Thanks to WAVE-3 consumer reporter Lori Lyle for including our Hikes Lane Thrift Store in her fun “Stretching Your Dollar” story on how to find Halloween costumes on the cheap! wave3.com-Louisville News, Weather Kudos also to our Hikes Lane store manager, Jacinda, for her panache in pulling together inexpensive items for funky or frightful ‘create-your-own’ […]
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Our 9th Annual Charity Golf Event was a huge success. The Silent and Live Auction event at Porcini and the Golf Scramble at Big Spring Country Club raised a combined total of more than $72,000! Thank you to everyone who participated in this event, which is our only fundraiser of the year. The money raised […]
Please download and print both of these forms, fill them out, and bring them with you to the Friends of the Poor Walk on Sunday, Oct. 14, 2012 at Churchill Downs. Help us promote the event by printing out and sharing our 2012 Walk Poster at your school or workplace! 2012_Walk_Registration_Form.pdf 2012_Walk_Liability_Waiver.pdf walk_poster_2012.pdf
Join us! St. Vincent de Paul’s 5th Annual Friends of the Poor Walk is Sunday, Oct. 14, at beautiful Churchill Downs. This fun event kicks off with (free) registration at 1pm, followed by the Walk Start at 2pm. All money raised will help the poor in our community!
With a strong desire to help homeless men whose lives have been derailed by addiction and other problems, David Tarullo, 27, started working as a program aide at St. Vincent de Paul’s men’s shelter four years ago.
“As a young student with an intense passion and calling for helping others, I was eager to get my foot in the door of the counseling profession,” he explains. “At SVDP’s Ozanam Inn I jumped into the trenches, right on the front lines of poverty, checking in overnight shelter clients on Saturday and Sunday nights. This was my first experience working a real job in the field. I learned a lot about the homeless service system and the clients who stayed with us.