By Jessica Able and Marnie McAllister, Record Staff Catholic churches, schools and organizations have spent Advent helping other people prepare for Christmas through acts of service, making donations and spending time with people in need. Among the organizations that have benefitted from these efforts are Sister Visitor Center’s Christmas Giveaway and the Society of St. […]
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By Brooke Hasch, LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WHAS11) — A Louisville shelter and soup kitchen says it’s seeing a record number of people walk through its doors this holiday season. The last few months have brought in an extra 2,000 people needing food and a place a sleep. Staff at Saint Vincent de Paul say the donations just aren’t […]
Published Dec. 15, 2013 by WLKY.com Parents were allowed to pick out toys and clothes for their children. There were dolls, games, books, movies and sports equipment. Donations came from area parishes and companies. Organizers expected to serve about 1,000 children. “We get the names from Boys and Girls clubs, Volunteers of America and various parishes here in […]
By Jessica Able, Record Staff Writer Local charities that distribute toys and food to families in need are experiencing some need of their own this Christmas season.
By BREANNA PRICE, Intern for The Voice-Tribune It’s that time of year when it’s virtually impossible to turn on the TV without seeing multiple Black Friday advertisements. When select radio stations broadcast nonstop holiday tunes and each house in the neighborhood slowly but surely adorns itself inside and out with glowing Christmas lights and festive […]
By Nancy NaughtonSVDP Associate Executive Director St. Vincent de Paul recently received bequests from two women who were sisters. They died within a few months of each other. Both of these women felt strongly about supporting St. Vincent de Paul’s work with the poor and homeless of their community. The impact of their decision will […]
Due to the inclement weather, our Friends of the Poor Walk scheduled for Oct. 6th at Churchill Downs, was cancelled. For participants who had already collected pledge money, please forward to the appropriate SVDP Conference presidents. To make a secure online donation to St. Vincent de Paul, click here. For all other inquiries, please contact […]
Posted by The Record on August 28, 2013 in Archdiocesan New Dave Higgins didn’t know it when he showed up on the St. Vincent de Paul campus in the Smoketown/Shelby Park neighborhood on Aug. 23, but he was in for a surprise. Higgins, long an influential member of the board of the Society of St. Vincent de Paul, had […]
Photos from the Aug. 23 event honoring former board chair Dave Higgins.