25 08, 2022

Migrant Community Finds Safety at SVdP Free Medical Clinic

By |2022-08-25T16:28:35+00:00August 25th, 2022|Stories of Hope|Comments Off on Migrant Community Finds Safety at SVdP Free Medical Clinic

Anthony receives treatment at the RotaCare Pittsburg Free Medical Clinic at St. Vincent de Paul. When Anthony felt an intense pain in his abdomen, he did not go see a doctor because he lacks health insurance. Anthony did the only thing he could– he got back to work and hoped the pain would [...]

25 08, 2022

From Needing Help to Being a Helper

By |2022-08-25T16:13:31+00:00August 25th, 2022|Stories of Hope|Comments Off on From Needing Help to Being a Helper

Remi Martin sorts clothing at the SVdP Thrift Store in Pittsburg. The strength of St. Vincent de Paul of Contra Costa County is the ability of its volunteers to comprehensively help neighbors in need. Remi Martin first came to SVdP to join the Workforce Development Program, the job training program for those with [...]

25 08, 2022

Why Do People Become Homeless & How Can We Help?

By |2022-08-25T16:10:30+00:00August 25th, 2022|Stories of Hope|Comments Off on Why Do People Become Homeless & How Can We Help?

Victor Reynoso said he is thankful for the help he receives at SVdP. Driving through Contra Costa County, it’s impossible not to notice the staggering number of people experiencing homelessness. Whether it be the sight of tents dotting the highways, a person using drugs in broad daylight, or someone in a severe mental health [...]

22 08, 2022

Steven Andretta Graduates from WFD Program

By |2022-08-22T19:59:12+00:00August 22nd, 2022|Stories of Hope|Comments Off on Steven Andretta Graduates from WFD Program

The Workforce Development Program Participants pose with their graduating classmate Steven Andretta(third from right). Congratulations Steven Andretta(third from right), the newest graduate from the Workforce Development Program at St. Vincent de Paul of Contra Costa County! Workforce Coordinator Monica Perez said, “Steve is a bright, dependable, and hard-working employee. He had a positive [...]

22 08, 2022

County Donates PPE to Help Those in Need

By |2022-08-22T16:39:47+00:00August 22nd, 2022|Stories of Hope|Comments Off on County Donates PPE to Help Those in Need

Executive Director Claudia Ramirez accepts the donation of PPE from Contra Costa County. On Friday August 20th, representatives from Contra Costa County donated a tremendous amount of PPE to St. Vincent de Paul of Contra Costa County. This donation will do wonders in helping keep SVdP volunteers safe while they help those in [...]

20 04, 2022

Volunteer of the Month: Dr. Jane Hewitt – Helping Heal the Uninsured in Contra Costa County

By |2022-04-20T21:58:32+00:00April 20th, 2022|Stories of Hope|Comments Off on Volunteer of the Month: Dr. Jane Hewitt – Helping Heal the Uninsured in Contra Costa County

Dr. Jane Hewitt, Volunteer Medical Director at the RotaCare Pittsburg Free Medical Clinic at St. Vincent de Paul. The RotaCare Pittsburg Free Medical Clinic at St. Vincent de Paul provides the uninsured in Contra Costa County with high-quality, free medical care. Every week, volunteer medical professionals from across the County gather at the [...]

20 04, 2022

SVdP Car Donation Program Helps Security Guard Feel Secure

By |2022-04-20T22:54:11+00:00April 20th, 2022|Stories of Hope|Comments Off on SVdP Car Donation Program Helps Security Guard Feel Secure

Ashli Sheppard said she receiving a car from St. Vincent de Paul of Contra Costa County proves to her that miracles do happen. The car donation program at St. Vincent de Paul of Contra Costa County is one way our donors are able to transform the life of a family in need. On [...]

25 03, 2022

Volunteer of the Month – March: Elizabeth Ruiz

By |2022-03-28T19:05:39+00:00March 25th, 2022|Stories of Hope|Comments Off on Volunteer of the Month – March: Elizabeth Ruiz

Vincentian Volunteer Elizabeth Ruiz said she feels blessed to be able to volunteer with SVdP. For Elizabeth Ruiz, volunteering is not just an opportunity to help her neighbors in need, but it is a deeply spiritual experience where she is spreading the love she feels in her community at St. Paul’s Church in [...]

25 03, 2022

Car Donation Program Helps Mother in Need

By |2022-03-28T18:44:33+00:00March 25th, 2022|Stories of Hope|Comments Off on Car Donation Program Helps Mother in Need

Kimberley Arceneaux and SVdP Transportation Manager Bonnie Casey smile as Kimberley gets ready to drive the car she received through the auto donation program at St. Vincent de Paul of Contra Costa County. When the call came saying she would be getting a car from St. Vincent de Paul of Contra Costa County’s [...]

16 03, 2022

SVdP Vincentians Keep Smile on Families Face

By |2022-03-16T16:49:54+00:00March 16th, 2022|Stories of Hope|Comments Off on SVdP Vincentians Keep Smile on Families Face

Dr. Jeannie Shimane consults with Lorena Gomez during her visit to the free dental clinic. As things continue to get more expensive, our neighbors are being forced to make really difficult choices, like whether to buy food or pay rent. Without insurance, countless people are forced to go with-out healthcare. But they don’t [...]

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