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4 06, 2021

Housing Our Neighbors

By |2021-11-04T16:21:12+00:00June 4th, 2021|E-Newsletter|Comments Off on Housing Our Neighbors

Ruby and her husband Rajiv outside of the apartment in which SVdP's aid helped them stay. Between 2000 and 2018, the average rent in the Bay Area increased by 223%, with no significant growth in wages for low-income workers. California has added 1 unit of housing for every 5.4 jobs that have been [...]

4 11, 2020

Caring For The Uninsured

By |2021-11-04T16:26:35+00:00November 4th, 2020|E-Newsletter|Comments Off on Caring For The Uninsured

Martha awaits treatment at the RotaCare Pittsburg Free Medical Clinic at St. Vincent de Paul. The need to provide equitable access to healthcare has certainly been highlighted by events this year. While the COVID-19 pandemic forced the RotaCare Pittsburg Free Medical Clinic at St. Vincent de Paul to modify service to telephone appointments [...]

26 10, 2020

Keeping Volunteers Safe

By |2021-11-04T16:26:49+00:00October 26th, 2020|E-Newsletter|Comments Off on Keeping Volunteers Safe

Larry Lynch helps distribute food during an SVdP Food Distribution event in Richmond, CA. Spurred on by the pandemic, new challenges have arisen in the mission of helping our neighbors in Contra Costa County. An explosion of need has arisen as thousands lose their income and healthcare. In face of growing demand, organizations [...]

4 10, 2020

SVdP Food Distributions Kick Into High Gear to Meet Demand

By |2021-11-04T15:36:13+00:00October 4th, 2020|E-Newsletter|Comments Off on SVdP Food Distributions Kick Into High Gear to Meet Demand

Stephen Crank helps hand out food during an SVdP Food Distribution event in Richmond, CA. For millions across the country, 2020 has been a continuous stream of challenges. The need for emergency assistance has grown considerably in the East Bay, with many people seeking aid for the first time. Together, with our Vincentians, [...]

21 11, 2017

Please Contribute to the SVdP Pleasant Hill Fire Rebuilding Fund

By |2017-11-21T00:35:45+00:00November 21st, 2017|E-Newsletter|0 Comments

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 [...]

28 07, 2016

SVdP Announces Cycle 9 of Its Workforce Development Program

By |2016-12-07T04:49:07+00:00July 28th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

On MONDAY, August 1, 2016, from 2-3:30 pm, St. Vincent de Paul of Contra Costa County (SVdP) will welcome members of the community to officially apply to join our Cycle 9 Workforce Development class. This program provides a 24-week paid, part-time job at SVdP, intensive job readiness curriculum, (including resume preparation, interview practice, financial literacy, [...]

1 07, 2016

Annual Joint Fundraiser “THE BIG LA BOCCE 2016”

By |2016-12-07T04:49:07+00:00July 1st, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Saturday, September 10, 2016 from 2:00 – 7:00 pm at the Martinez Bocce Courts Address: Martinez Bocce Courts, Joe DiMaggio Way, Martinez, CA Cost: $59.00 per player includes dinner, drinks and play Register: Click here to register   Become a Sponsor! TEAM SPONSORS Available for $1000 COURT SPONSORS Available for $200 WINE SPONSOR Wine Sponsorship Available For [...]

7 06, 2016

SVdP Ribbon Cutting for Expansion at Family Resource Center

By |2016-12-07T04:49:07+00:00June 7th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Pittsburg, California –June 7, 2016 — St. Vincent de Paul of Contra Costa County, (SVdP), celebrated today a “Ribbon-cutting” event to mark the completion of a building and renovation project at the non-profit’s Pittsburg Family Resource Center that will provide enhanced access to the center, and support the health and wellness services provided by SVdP [...]

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