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28 06, 2018

Highlights of SVdP’s First Ever Vincentian Family Picnic

By | 2018-06-28T21:08:31+00:00 June 28th, 2018|Announcements|Comments Off on Highlights of SVdP’s First Ever Vincentian Family Picnic

Despite the soaring temperatures, participants found ways to stay cool and celebrate the mission of St. Vincent de Paul and the fellowship our members enjoy volunteering together at the first ever Vincentian Family Picnic. Approximately 60 attendees joined us on Saturday, June 23, 2018 with the District Council and 13 conferences represented. Picnic attendees dined [...]

10 04, 2018

WorkForce Development Sessions Starting in April

By | 2018-04-10T16:05:42+00:00 April 10th, 2018|Announcements|Comments Off on WorkForce Development Sessions Starting in April

The Workforce Development Program at St. Vincent de Paul of Contra Costa County is a paid transitional employment and mentoring program that provides training and work experience for those who are new to or recently re-entering the work force. The program begins with a two day Job Preparation Workshop. Participants learn to fill out applications, [...]

10 04, 2018

St. Vincent de Paul of Contra Costa County Announces Appointment of Claudia Ramirez as Executive Director

By | 2018-04-10T15:42:30+00:00 April 10th, 2018|Announcements|Comments Off on St. Vincent de Paul of Contra Costa County Announces Appointment of Claudia Ramirez as Executive Director

Pittsburg, CA - St. Vincent de Paul of Contra Costa County announces that effective March 16, 2018, Claudia Ramirez has been named as the organization’s Executive Director. ­ Claudia has served as the interim Executive Director of St. Vincent de Paul, since December 18, 2017. During her tenure at SVdP, the organization has successfully launched a [...]

16 02, 2018

St. Vincent de Paul opens new Brentwood Help and Hope Thrift Center

By | 2018-02-16T00:48:36+00:00 February 16th, 2018|Announcements|Comments Off on St. Vincent de Paul opens new Brentwood Help and Hope Thrift Center

The Society of St. Vincent de Paul has brought its mission to Brentwood, opening a new Help & Hope Thrift Center. More than a thrift store, the center offers a total package for helping those in need in Contra Costa County. The center had its soft opening on Feb. 5, and has scheduled a grand [...]

9 01, 2018

Coming Soon: Our New Brentwood Thrift Store!

By | 2018-01-09T23:46:31+00:00 January 9th, 2018|Announcements|Comments Off on Coming Soon: Our New Brentwood Thrift Store!

The new year is here and St. Vincent de Paul will be taking great strides to enhance the community it serves in 2018. St. Vincent de Paul is pleased to announce the opening of a new thrift store in the city of Brentwood this February. The SVdP Brentwood Help & Hope Thrift Center will be [...]

21 11, 2017

Please Contribute to the SVdP Pleasant Hill Fire Rebuilding Fund

By | 2017-11-21T00:35:45+00:00 November 21st, 2017|Announcements|Comments Off on Please Contribute to the SVdP Pleasant Hill Fire Rebuilding Fund

On Sunday, October 29, 2017, the St. Vincent de Paul Pleasant Hill Thrift Store experienced an early-morning fire that destroyed the donation area and caused substantial damage.  No one was injured in the fire, as it happened before 6:00 am, but fire and smoke damage to flooring, door frames, windows, computers and merchandise is significant, there is very [...]

6 10, 2017

Friends of the Poor Walks in Contra Costa County 2017

By | 2017-10-06T21:51:44+00:00 October 6th, 2017|Announcements|Comments Off on Friends of the Poor Walks in Contra Costa County 2017

First and foremost, St. Vincent de Paul of Contra Costa County would like to thank all who participated in this year's FOP Walk - walkers, coordinators, supporters. The walks were held at three different locations this year: St. Isidore, St. Agnes, and St. Paul Catholic Churches. All three conferences were able to raise a considerable amount [...]

2 10, 2017

Corporate Caring Volunteer Week 2017

By | 2017-10-02T16:13:07+00:00 October 2nd, 2017|Announcements|Comments Off on Corporate Caring Volunteer Week 2017

What is Corporate Caring Volunteer Week? "Each September, the Contra Costa Crisis Center, with presenting sponsor Chevron, offers Corporate Caring Volunteer Week, the largest corporate volunteer program in the Bay Area. This week-long event brings thousands of employees from local companies together to volunteer at East Bay nonprofits. Corporate Caring Volunteer Week provides an easy [...]

8 09, 2017

Pittsburg Diamonds Baseball Team and Local Rotary Club Hit a “Home-Run” for RotaCare Pittsburg Free Medical Clinic at St. Vincent de Paul

By | 2017-09-08T21:21:29+00:00 September 8th, 2017|Announcements|Comments Off on Pittsburg Diamonds Baseball Team and Local Rotary Club Hit a “Home-Run” for RotaCare Pittsburg Free Medical Clinic at St. Vincent de Paul

On Thursday, 8/31, the Pittsburg Diamonds, the Pittsburg-based professional baseball team, and local Rotary Clubs, conducted a fundraiser for RotaCare Pittsburg Free Medical Clinic at St. Vincent de Paul. Over $3,666 was raised to support the free medical clinic, which serves the uninsured by providing medical services by volunteer physicians, nurses and bilingual support staff. [...]