Yearly Archives: 2018

20 12, 2018

Merry Christmas from our family to yours.

By |2019-12-23T22:49:13+00:00December 20th, 2018|E-Newsletter|0 Comments

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 |2019-12-23T22:49:39+00:00December 1st, 2018|E-Newsletter|0 Comments

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|E-Newsletter|0 Comments

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|E-Newsletter|0 Comments

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|E-Newsletter|0 Comments

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|E-Newsletter|0 Comments

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 [...]

28 06, 2018

Highlights of SVdP’s First Ever Vincentian Family Picnic

By |2018-06-28T21:08:31+00:00June 28th, 2018|E-Newsletter|0 Comments

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+00:00April 10th, 2018|E-Newsletter|0 Comments

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+00:00April 10th, 2018|E-Newsletter|0 Comments

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+00:00February 16th, 2018|E-Newsletter|0 Comments

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 [...]