Norcross approves $25,000 for LiveNorcross initiative

Earlier this month, the Norcorss City Council approved $25,000 in funding to come from the America Rescue Plan for the LiveNorcorss “Motel to Home Program.”  The funding will support the joint effort between St. Vincent de Paul Georgia, United Way of Greater Atlanta, and the city, with support from Unite-Norcross/Peachtree Corners, Gwinnett Housing Corporation, LiveNorcross,…

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SVdP Georgia’s month of April Volunteer Spotlight

SUSAN SHARFMAN How did you get involved with St. Vincent de Paul Georgia? I was looking for a charity I could support in my community. I know that food insecurity is a major problem and I wanted to do something that I thought could help me or my neighbors if we were in need. I was very…

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A Random Act of Kindness: George’s Story

A Random Act of Kindness: George’s Story

George was a hard worker and enjoyed his job, but one morning his bike broke and that was his only mode of transportation. George ended up missing a lot of days of work because of difficulty finding rides and became unable to pay his rent. One day, George decided to reach out to St. Vincent…

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Jolene’s story

Jolene’s story

As if life with 7 children isn’t hard enough, about 2 years ago, Jolene’s husband was incarcerated. Shortly after that, she lost her job, her car, and was evicted from her home. The family moved in with a family member for a short time until moving into one room with 5 of the children in…

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St. Vincent de Paul Georgia Announces Opening of New Community Pharmacy Servicing Patients Statewide

St. Vincent de Paul Georgia Announces Opening of New Community Pharmacy Servicing Patients Statewide

St. Vincent de Paul Georgia (SVdP Georgia), a nonprofit agency dedicated to preventing homelessness, fighting hunger and changing lives, has announced the grand opening of its new Charitable Community Pharmacy located at 2050-C Chamblee Tucker Road, Atlanta, GA 30341. The new community pharmacy will provide prescription medications and wellness education for Georgians in need by…

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St. Vincent de Paul Georgia Announces Seven New Board Members

St. Vincent de Paul Georgia Announces Seven New Board Members

St. Vincent de Paul Georgia (SVdP Georgia), a nonprofit agency dedicated to preventing homelessness, fighting hunger and changing lives, has welcomed six new members to its Board of Directors. “Our Board of Directors is comprised of a dedicated team of community leaders committed to providing help and hope for our neighbors in need throughout the…

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Diana’s Story: Motel to Home

Diana’s Story: Motel to Home

Diana, her boyfriend Isaac, and their 2 children moved into a Norcross area apartment from out of state. They both obtained employment with temporary agencies that promised a bridge to full-time work. Unfortunately, when the temporary period was over they were not offered permanent employment and so would have a week or two without income…

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Brandy’s Story: Motel to Home

Brandy’s Story: Motel to Home

It’s a sad fact that housing instability often leads to job loss no matter what the cause of it. Brandy had a bright future ahead of her working as a home health aide since 2009 in Florida. In 2019, she left Florida on a job transfer with a national healthcare company. Being new to the…

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My Story, by Kendra

My Story, by Kendra

Telling your tough life story is never easy. No one wants the world to see them at their lowest. But once you have been inspired by someone else’s great story, you realize your story may help inspire others too. At 42 years old, I was college-educated, employed at $22 per hour, and homeless. I would…

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