Transforming the Way We Serve

Transforming the Way We Serve

Through our first-ever capital campaign, St. Vincent de Paul Georgia has a Vision for Transforming Hope. After more than a century of service, the Hope Transformed capital campaign and transformation of the St. Vincent de Paul Georgia Conference Support Center includes: Securing ownership of the property at 2050 Chamblee Tucker Road Transforming the building to…

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The Cardiovascular Patient

The Cardiovascular Patient

With High Blood Pressure, the story is the same.  In an article written in the New York Times by Jane E. Brody, “The Cost of Not Taking Your Medicine,” The numbers are staggering. “Studies have consistently shown that 20 percent to 30 percent of medication prescriptions are never filled and that approximately 50 percent of…

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The Diabetic Patient

The Diabetic Patient

For diabetic patients, as an example, it is becoming a life or death choice.  In an article, written by Amy Martyn, for NBC News, “Insulin prices are soaring, patients are dying,” she writes that the average list price for insulin tripled from 2002 to 2013 and then doubled from 2012 to 2016, forcing some diabetics to spend as…

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Hope for Crystal

Hope for Crystal

Crystal worked two jobs before COVID-19. Unfortunately, she lost one of her jobs during the pandemic, which took a toll on her finances. Crystal also brought in extra income through towing old cars for metal until her company trailer and truck recently went missing. Although the price of metal had decreased over the years, the…

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Meet The Pharmacist, Carmen Rivera

St. Vincent de Paul Georgia is happy to introduce our first-ever SVdP Georgia Pharmacist, Carmen Rivera. Carmen’s decision to become a pharmacist, 23 years ago, was based solely on wanting to serve others. Her goal has always been to use her pharmaceutical knowledge to help as many people as possible. Carmen is excited to be…

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Michael Mies, the new St. Vincent de Paul Georgia Board President

St. Vincent de Paul Georgia is happy to announce our new Board President, Michael Mies. Mike has served as District 2 President since 2015 and Vice-Chair of the board since 2017.  Mike is a native of Michigan but spent 8 years living and working in Europe (Belgium and Switzerland) before moving to Atlanta in 1997….

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Patrick McNulty Appointed New Chief Executive Officer of St. Vincent de Paul Georgia

St. Vincent de Paul Georgia (SVdP Georgia), a nonprofit agency dedicated to preventing homelessness, fighting hunger and changing lives, is pleased to announce the appointment of Patrick McNulty as Chief Executive Officer (CEO) effective September 25, 2020. Mr. McNulty comes to St. Vincent de Paul Georgia from Allied Universal where he was Senior Vice President,…

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A New Beginning for Josephine

A New Beginning for Josephine

Like many couples, Josephine and her boyfriend fought about their finances. She had always worked and paid her bills on time, and he did not share these same values. When the fighting escalated to a violent altercation, Josephine was determined that it would never happen again. She accepted a quick job transfer and moved across…

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SVdP Commerce Thrift Store Surpassed 1M in Sales and has Helped over 25,000 People with Direct and Indirect Aid

SVdP Commerce Thrift Store Surpassed 1M in Sales and has Helped over 25,000 People with Direct and Indirect Aid

The Commerce Thrift Store was established on July 5, 2016 and has received great success in sales throughout the years. The store only holds three paid  positions, a manager, assistant manager and cashier, as like most SVdP thrift stores, much of the store’s support comes from dedicated and generous volunteers. When the pandemic hit, the Commerce…

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