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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Latoya’s Silver Lining

Latoya’s Silver Lining

When Latoya first entered the Motel to Home (M2H) program she was living in a motel with two of her four daughters. She earned $11/hour and was barely earning enough to pay her motel bill, let alone anything else. She desperately wanted a stable home where her girls could thrive. With the help of her two…

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Saint Mary’s SVdP Conference Expands Assistance to Local Senior Center

Saint Mary’s SVdP Conference Expands Assistance to Local Senior Center

The “What’s Next” Initiative helps seniors that are left with little social interaction during COVID-19 After three successful Drive-In Food Pantries at Saint Mary’s Catholic Church, the local St. Vincent de Paul conference challenged themselves with a “What’s next?” Initiative. Their answer to that question came through a discussion that conference member Ann Tripp had…

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“A brighter future ahead”

“A brighter future ahead”

Chantel has always been a giving, caring person. Three years ago, she took in a newborn child who was born to an addictive mother and on his way to foster care. She also cares for her sister, Mary, who is a double amputee. While juggling being a new “mom” and caretaker, Chantel also held a…

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A Home for Theresa

A Home for Theresa

Theresa was living in an apartment with her three children when she began to feel ill. Her doctor found a life-threatening heart condition that needed immediate intervention which caused Theresa to take off a lot of time from work for her procedure and recovery. Before she was able to return to work she was let go from…

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A limo business collapse during COVID-19

A limo business collapse during COVID-19

Mike is a self-employed business owner that owns a limousine company in Atlanta. Once the Coronavirus pandemic hit, Mike’s business stalled and he wasn’t able to bring in any income. In addition to a lack of business, Mike was hit with major engine and transmission repairs to the limo. These repairs cost thousands of dollars…

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The Domino Effect

The Domino Effect

Debbie moved from San Francisco to Atlanta in July of 2019. When she arrived, she got a job working as a social worker through a temp agency for a few months and then secured a position with the Department of Family and Children Services that ultimately only lasted for three months. By the beginning of…

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Getting Assistance while on Medical Leave

Getting Assistance while on Medical Leave

Beth, a single mother of a young son and caretaker of her 69-year-old relative, is a teacher in Atlanta.  After a prolonged period of stress due to housing issues and other personal issues, she developed panic attacks, often causing her to miss work. As the sole provider of her household, Beth knew she needed to…

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When All Seems Lost

When All Seems Lost

Richard was terrified when he was diagnosed with cancer. He lived alone with no additional help and worried about how he would afford to pay his medical bills due to the side effects of the treatments that he was receiving. The illness took a toll on his quality of life and he had to quit…

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Gardening to Give: Frederic’s Farm

Gardening to Give: Frederic’s Farm

The St. Vincent de Paul Conference at St. Ann’s in Marietta recently established a “Frederic’s Farm” garden to supplement their SVdP Food Pantry that has been in operation for over 40 years. The garden is an innovative way to bring conference members together on a purpose to help their clients and help raise awareness to…

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Wanting Back to Normal

Wanting Back to Normal

Lisa, a single mother of two, worked very hard each day to make sure that she brought home a sustainable income for her family. All she ever wanted was the best for her daughters and she was doing everything she could until the restaurant where she served at closed down due to the coronavirus pandemic….

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