Filipino American History Month

The Philippines has a rich and diverse culture – made up of about 7,000 islands, with Tagalog as the official language, however, many other languages and dialects are spoken throughout. In 2009, October was designated as Filipino American Heritage Month – a month long celebration to recognize the Filipino contributions throughout American history, stretching as…

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Celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month

Hispanic Heritage Month is an annual celebration lasting from September 15th thru October 15th, but originally traced back to President Johnson, who first introduced Hispanic Heritage Week in 1968. The week-long celebration was later changed to a month by President Ronald Reagan in 1988. During this month-long event, we recognize and honor the cultural, historical,…

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Frederic Ozanam: A Life of Compassion and a Lasting Legacy

Frederic Ozanam was born in Milan, Italy, in 1813, and was a man of deep faith and unwavering compassion. Known as the founder of the Society of St. Vincent de Paul, his beliefs created the foundation for how our organization operates today – dedicated to serving neighbors who need it most. Ozanam was a great…

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Help for Maui

The Lahaina wildfires have drastically effected Maui leaving many without food, water, clothing, housing, and other basic essentials. St. Vincent de Paul has always been dedicated to helping neighbors who need it most and with your support, we can continue to provide person-to-person recovery services to families impacted by disasters across the United States. There…

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St. Vincent de Paul and KidVantage Partnership: Providing Essentials for Children

After 32 years Eastside Baby Corner (EBC), is proud to announce their new name, KidVantage. While their mission remains the same “helping kids reach their full potential tomorrow by meeting their basic needs today,” KidVantage, formerly known as Eastside Baby Corner, is still dedicated to providing essentials for children, while building a strong foundation to…

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Centro Rendu’s Día del Niño Celebration

Celebration of Children’s Day! The last day of April every year marks a special occasion, Día del Niño or Children’s Day, a national celebration of children and childhood. This day recognizes children, pays homage to their importance in society, and endorses their well-being. This year, with the generous support of the St. Anthony’s Parish Community…

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