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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Motel to Home Pilot Program Launch

Motel to Home Pilot Program Launch

In many communities, they have become a nexus of crime and undesirable behavior. At the same time, they have also become the housing of last resort for working families and senior citizens who have nowhere else to go. They are the homeless shelters of the suburbs- they are extended stay motels. Our SVdP caseworkers will…

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Chicken Taco Soup

Chicken Taco Soup

Hello, my name is Lonnie Sundermeyer and I am an active member of the Saint Vincent de Paul Society at St. Michael’s Catholic Church in Gainesville, Georgia. We are also known as the St. Michael’s Conference. We are a strong, dedicated group of men and women who have been called by God to help those…

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Shelters in the Suburbs

Shelters in the Suburbs

In many communities, they have become a nexus of crime and undesirable behavior. At the same time, they have also become the housing of last resort for working families and senior citizens who have nowhere else to go. Our SVdP caseworkers will tell you that these motels are providing a service to the community that…

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St. Gabriel’s Youth Conference in Action

St. Gabriel’s Youth Conference in Action

Check out some of the great things that St. Gabriel’s Youth Conference has been doing in the community lately! The Youth Group handmade Christmas Cards for the Homebound of St. Gabriel’s Parish. They were taken to the homebound parishioners by the EM Homebound ministry. They collected small toys, blankets and other items to be used by…

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From Struggling to Homeowners

From Struggling to Homeowners

Ebony Ebony and her husband Tony had been struggling for years with title company loans and old vehicles in constant need of repair. Their credit was ruined and they were living one paycheck away from eviction.  The SVdP Loan Conversion Program enabled Ebony and her husband to get a better, dependable car while reestablishing their…

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The Society of St. Vincent de Paul Georgia and Knights of Columbus 4599 at Saint Joseph’s Join Together to Distribute over 1500 Christmas gifts to families in need.

Published on behalf of Charlie Mullaney, Vincentian – SVdP Saint Joseph’s This year’s Annual Children’s Christmas Party which is sponsored by Saint Joseph Knights of Columbus Council 4599 & Saint Vincent de Paul Society was a huge success!  Thanks to the generous donations from Saint Joseph Catholic Church parishioners which  provided over 1500 gifts to…

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