Community

A Letter to Our Brothers and Sisters

St. Vincent de Paul welcomes the stranger, our neighbor, children, and families who have been directly targeted because of the color of their skin, their religion, and the manner in which they speak. We are responding to those who find themselves being watched, stalked, and stranded in desolation. Individuals and families who have been excluded…

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A Grateful Food Bank Neighbor

(This handwritten note was sent by an anonymous neighbor to St. Vincent de Paul’s Georgetown Food Bank). Dear Folks: Thank you to you all for the help you have given us.  We only show up when the cupboard really is bare and a paycheck is slow in coming or not coming at all.  We have…

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Keep The Lights On!

One of our home visit teams recently visited Maria. She had three children including a little baby, and two older siblings. She spoke very little English, but enough that our home visit team could prioritize her needs. Her husband, an undocumented worker, picked up odd jobs here and there, but they lived in fear he…

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A Shelter of Hope

Seattle Homeless Prevention St. Vincent de Paul When Tiffany called St. Vincent de Paul, she had $20 in her pocket and a promise from an agency to provide her family with rental assistance in two weeks. Temporary shelters were full. Until then, she and her two children had no place to stay. Tiffany had a…

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Dear Folks:

(The note below was sent by an anonymous neighbor who comes to our Georgetown Food Bank when their family really needs help). Dear Folks: Thank you to you all for the help you have given us. We only show up when the cupboard really is bare and a paycheck is slow in coming or not…

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Day of Caring Volunteers!

We are so grateful to the United Way of King County and the 60 corporate volunteers who worked with us at this year’s Sept. 23rd Day of Caring. St. Vincent de Paul hosted groups of volunteers at a number of our thrift stores and at our Georgetown Food Bank. Our volunteers were from Leibsohn &…

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