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10 01, 2019

How making little changes can have a big impact on your wallet, and the world.

By |2019-01-10T01:08:36+00:00January 10th, 2019|Announcements|Comments Off on How making little changes can have a big impact on your wallet, and the world.

It’s that time of the year again! The most popular New Year’s Resolution for 2019 is a difficult one: to save more money. Other popular resolutions are to engage in more sustainable and eco-friendly activities, and to get healthier; both physically and mentally. These goals all go great together! The more mindful you are when [...]

10 01, 2019

Our Thrift Stores Are Now Only a Click Away!

By |2019-01-14T18:53:52+00:00January 10th, 2019|Announcements|Comments Off on Our Thrift Stores Are Now Only a Click Away!

Our Thrift Stores Are Now Only a Click Away! We are excited to announce the opening of the first ever St. Vincent de Paul of Contra Costa County online store! Beginning this month, we will be offering a selection of items from each of our Thrift Stores on eBay.com. Featured items will include beautiful antique [...]

10 01, 2019

2019 Bay Area Ozanam Orientation for New Volunteers and Renewal for Experienced Volunteers, “Vincentians”

By |2019-01-10T00:25:36+00:00January 10th, 2019|Announcements|Comments Off on 2019 Bay Area Ozanam Orientation for New Volunteers and Renewal for Experienced Volunteers, “Vincentians”

Save the Date: January 26, 2019 8:30 AM- 3:00 PM (Lunch is provided.) Wells Fargo Conference Center 1755 Grant Street Concord, CA. What is the Ozanam Orientation? The Ozanam Orientation provides a solid foundation of the Society and its purpose to new and experienced volunteer Vincentians, alike! The purpose of the program is to introduce [...]

10 01, 2019

Profiles in Kindness: Aeyshia Corio

By |2019-01-10T00:21:40+00:00January 10th, 2019|Announcements|Comments Off on Profiles in Kindness: Aeyshia Corio

The holiday season can be a busy time for many; there are dinners to cook, travel arrangements to be made, relatives to be picked up from the airport, gifts to be found (and wrapped!) and various events to attend. Unfortunately, for thousands of families in Contra Costa County, the holiday season also comes with a [...]

20 12, 2018

Merry Christmas from our family to yours.

By |2019-01-10T00:21:17+00:00December 20th, 2018|Announcements|Comments Off on Merry Christmas from our family to yours.

Hello and Happy Holidays! It’s been an eventful year since I joined the team here at St. Vincent de Paul of Contra Costa County, and about six months since I last wrote you, so I’d like to share some recent highlights with you. […]

1 12, 2018

This Holiday Season, Your Donation Can Provide Help to Families In Need 

By |2018-12-04T17:10:21+00:00December 1st, 2018|Announcements|Comments Off on This Holiday Season, Your Donation Can Provide Help to Families In Need 

Dear Friends: One of the best parts of working for St. Vincent de Paul is seeing how we make a difference in the lives of so many people. One of those people, Tracy Pitts, has a remarkable story. Tracy is mom who struggled in the past with addiction and unemployment. There were times when she [...]

6 11, 2018

SVdP Selected For Prestigious Award

By |2018-11-29T00:52:20+00:00November 6th, 2018|Announcements|Comments Off on SVdP Selected For Prestigious Award

St. Vincent de Paul Contra Costa County was selected as one of the honorees for the East Bay Leadership Council’s 8th Annual Philanthropy Awards, presented by Wells Fargo and John F. Kennedy University. The EBLC is recognizing St. Vincent de Paul of Contra Costa County for our "Outstanding Collaborative Project", the RotaCare Pittsburg Free Medical [...]

4 09, 2018

RotaCare Health Clinic Offers Free Mammograms

By |2018-09-04T18:38:30+00:00September 4th, 2018|Announcements|Comments Off on RotaCare Health Clinic Offers Free Mammograms

Saturday August 25, 2018, RotaCare Clinic, The Free Medical Clinic at the St Vincent de Paul of Contra Costa County Family Resource Center, provided FREE mammogram testing, thanks to a partnership with Sutter Health and Life Saving Images. The Life Saving Images medical van was located in the parking lot of SVdP, 2210 Gladstone Dr., Pittsburg, CA 94565 [...]

1 08, 2018

Help Needed For Recent Northern California Wildfires

By |2018-08-01T22:23:15+00:00August 1st, 2018|Announcements|Comments Off on Help Needed For Recent Northern California Wildfires

To our Vincentian and other friends in Contra Costa County, The recent (and ongoing) wildfires in Northern California have impacted a great number of persons; young and old alike. Some have lost their homes and possessions, others are being displaced, some have lost family member, and still others, for the first time in their lives, are in [...]

1 08, 2018

“Swing for the Clinic” Tournament Creates Champions For Healthcare

By |2018-08-01T21:24:34+00:00August 1st, 2018|Announcements|Comments Off on “Swing for the Clinic” Tournament Creates Champions For Healthcare

In terms of serving the community, St. Vincent de Paul is better known for swinging into action. However, this summer we switched gears...and started Swinging for the Clinic! St Vincent de Paul teamed up with the Knights of Columbus St. Joan of Arc, San Ramon to assist them in spearheading a spectacular event. The 13th [...]