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Looking back on 90 days; looking ahead to a new year—read the new Emergency Services Manager Craig Loughridge’s reflections on his first 90 days at St. Vincent de Paul. Click on the link below:
The SVdP Portland Council is running very low on some things critically needed by our clients, particularly the children. We ask your help to ensure our area children get basics needed for daily living, such as protein foods and hygiene items. Would you please consider donating the following to our pantry?
- Canned tuna
- Canned beef and chicken stew
- Canned ravioli
- Peanut butter
- Canned fruit and shelf-stable individual fruit juices
Also needed are:
- Family size bars of soap, shampoo and deodorant
******Don’t forget—Fred Meyer partners with St. Vincent de Paul—so a portion of your purchases from Fred Meyer will be donated to us. Sign up for the Community Rewards program by linking your Fred Meyer Rewards Card to St. Vincent de Paul by going to the Fred Meyer website (Sign up Here). You can search for us by our name or by our non-profit number, 91157. ******
We’re located at 8101 SE Cornwell St., just a few blocks north of the Johnson Creek Fred Meyer. You can drop off your donation at our warehouse Mondays and Fridays from 8:00 – 12:00 & 1:00 – 4:00, and Tuesdays, Wednesdays & Thursdays from 2:30 – 4:00.
Thank you for your generosity and for making a difference in the lives of our hungry neighbors!
The Mobile Kitchen now has regularly scheduled monthly lunch service:
• In Estacada, at St. Aloysius Church, on 1st & 3rd Tuesdays, from 11 AM to 1 PM.
• In Beaverton, at Holy Trinity Church, on 2nd, 4th & 5th Tuesdays, from 10:30 AM to 12:30 PM.
• In Hillsboro, at St. Matthew Church, on every Wednesday, from 11 AM to 1 PM.
• In Canby, at the Canby Center, on every Thursday, from 11 AM to 1 PM.
If you would like to schedule a Mobile Kitchen lunch at your location please call us at 503-235-7837 or 503-234-1114.
St. Vincent de Paul has been fully operation in our new headquarters office since September 19, 2016. There is ample parking in front of the building. In the Emergency Services office on the ground floor we accept rent, utility and food assistance requests by phone at 503-235-8431 (M-F, 9 am – 4 pm) or by visiting the new location at 8101 SE Cornwell Street (M-F, 9 am – 2 pm). Emergency Services clients have a spacious waiting room and private space for meeting with the staff.
The second floor houses our administrative offices including the office of the Executive Director, Conference Liaison, and Accounting. There is also a large meeting room on the second floor that is used for staff and Board of Directors’ meetings and Conference Presidents’ meetings. The space is also available to Conferences for meetings, training and other gatherings.
Now you can help St. Vincent de Paul earn cash donations by shopping with your Fred Meyer Rewards card. Fred Meyer is donating $2.5 million per year to non-profits in Alaska, Idaho, Oregon and Washington, based on where customers want them to give.
Sign up for the Community Rewards program by linking your Fred Meyer Rewards Card to St. Vincent de Paul by going to the Fred Meyer website Sign Up . You can search for us by our name or by our non-profit number 91157. If you have already signed up thank you. Remember that the “new year of giving” starts July 1, so re-enroll now and make every shopping trip count!
Every time you shop and use your Rewards Card, you are helping St. Vincent de Paul earn a donation!
Pope Francis is in Rome, but there are still people here in our community who need your help! Join the Society of St. Vincent de Paul (SVdP) and help those in need!
SVdP is one of the world’s largest charitable organizations. It offers person-to-person service to those in need in 150 countries on five continents. The U.S. headquarters are located in St. Louis, Mo., and the United States’ membership totals more than 160,000.
SVdP provides a variety of programs to assist those in need. Each year, SVdP performs over 11 million service hours to aid those in need and serves more than 14 million people.
Receiving four out of a possible four stars tells donors that we adheres to good governance and other best practices that minimize the chance of unethical activities and that we consistently executes our mission in a fiscally responsible way. Only 4% of the Charity Navigator charities have received at least 6 consecutive 4-star evaluations, indicating that Society of St Vincent de Paul, Portland Council outperforms most other charities in America.