COVID-19 Community Resources

St. Vincent de Paul Georgia understands the uncertainty you may be experiencing at this time. As always, we’re committed to being responsive to your needs. If you or someone is in need of assistance, please call our helpline at 678-892-6163 to connect with your local SVdP Conference. Our Conferences remain open to assist remotely and…

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Our Commitment to Our Neighbors During COVID-19

Our Commitment to Our Neighbors During COVID-19

*Periodically updated as services may change. Dear St. Vincent de Paul Georgia Friends, Like so many of you, we have spent the last several days and weeks closely monitoring the developments around the coronavirus (COVID-19) in Georgia and across the country. For St. Vincent de Paul Georgia that means understanding how it affects our neighbors,…

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Motel to Home: Quinn’s Story

Motel to Home: Quinn’s Story

Quinn Quinn moved to Atlanta from Macon after a job loss in search of more opportunity for herself and her three children. With the children’s father abandoning them and not providing any support, the single mother was able to find work, but low wages and limited job opportunities prevented her from securing stable housing. For…

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St. Vincent de Paul Georgia Emergency Food Drive

St. Vincent de Paul Georgia Emergency Food Drive

Why Should I Donate? Families affected by COVID-19 urgently need your support. Help St. Vincent de Paul Georgia provide food to those affected by the pandemic by donating to our Emergency Food Drive or our COVID-19 Response Fund. The following thrift stores will be operating from 10am-2pm Monday through Friday: Lilburn Thrift Store: 4974 Lawrenceville…

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From Motel to Home

From Motel to Home

Valerie Valerie is a single mother of two high school aged children, and has been divorced for 8 years. She had been working a steady job, and living securely in an apartment with her children until June 2018 when she was critically injured in a tragic car accident that changed her life. Her employer did…

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Pot Roast & Mashed Potatoes

Pot Roast & Mashed Potatoes

Hello Friends!! Before I give you the menu and recipes for this week, I would like to share with you a few tips I found the other day. When it comes to shopping for groceries there is some really good information out there.  Don’t dawdle in the aisles. It is suggested to leave your cart…

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When You Give, You Receive

When You Give, You Receive

Kyle Kyle was a former Veteran who had been homeless for three months, due to accumulative circumstances. He moved to Blairsville to be closer to his daughter and while he thought he was just trying to help others, he soon realized they were actually taking advantage of him. He also had a service dog and…

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Homemade Minestrone

Homemade Minestrone

Hello Friends! I hope you are enjoying the SVdP food blog. If you ever have any questions or recipes you want or need help with, please let me know, I am always happy to help you. It’s strawberry time in Florida, so we should be seeing them in our stores here in Georgia!  It’s always…

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Motel to Home Participants Attend Banking and Credit Counseling Workshop

Motel to Home Participants Attend Banking and Credit Counseling Workshop

On Saturday, February 22nd, 15 families in the Motel to Home (M2H) program and their caseworkers joined together in a workshop on why credit matters and banking tips. The workshop was led by Clearpoint Program Manager & Financial Wellness, Jai Makokha, who gave the participants debt and budget counseling tips. One of the most important…

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Finger Licken Chicken Wings

Finger Licken Chicken Wings

Hello Friends! I thought we could start out today with just a few price comparisons I found on the internet to give you a good idea of how much you can save on your food costs. Clark Howard has done comparisons between Aldi, Walmart and Kroger and found the same results to be true. Here…

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Apple Crisp & Salsa Cheese Omelet

Apple Crisp & Salsa Cheese Omelet

Welcome to my Recipes!! Last week I talked to you about meal planning for a week and using that plan to shop for your groceries. I hope you try doing that, it really does help save money, especially if you only buy the items on your list. Today, I thought we could talk about some…

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