SVdP CLOSED FOR HOLIDAY

SVdP will be closed THANKSGIVING DAY and FRIDAY AFTER THANKSGIVING November 25 & 26. We will open Monday November 29 to our regular days and times.

Thanksgiving is a time of togetherness and gratitude. Have a blessed day with family and friends.

ST. MARY’S MIDDLE SCHOOL YOUTH GROUP

St. Mary’s Middle School Youth Group, “Meteors on a Mission” sponsored a “Jeans and Jersey” day to collect money for St. Vincent DePaul to help with their Thanksgiving Dinner Baskets for the needy.

Shown is Dawn Naffziger from St. Vincent DePaul accepting a check for $385 from members of the members of the group.

CGH DONATES FOOD

Kim Vandermyde of CGH brings a donation of food to the pantry that they had collected at the hospital. Thank you for your generosity.

SVdP NEIGHBORS HELPING NEIGHBORS VIRTUAL WALK/RUN

A SUCCESS for 2021. The St. Vincent de Paul Society wishes to thank our corporate and individual friends and sponsors who contributed to our 2021 virtual NHN Walk/Run Circle of Giving. Because of your generosity, we were blessed with $11,915.00 from this annual event. Many businesses and individuals have given so generously to the mission of St. Vincent de Paul Society of serving those in need in our community and we are very grateful for their continued support over the years. May God Bless you abundantly for your generosity.

Assisting Families in October

SVdP assisted families in October with food and financial aid. There were 212 families given food assistance. Making up of 402 adults and 164 children, total of 567. Financial aid was given to 56 families in the area of rent utilities, prescriptions, gas and motel. Thank you Whiteside County for your support.

St. Vincent de Paul Society annual Neighbors Helping Neighbors Virtual Walk/Run exceeds $10,000

Through the ongoing generosity of friends and sponsors of St. Vincent de Paul Society, the organization’s annual Walk/Run fundraiser has exceeded $10,000.   The virtual event designated as Circle of Giving culminates on October 23, 2021.  If you would like to support St. Vincent de Paul Society and be a Circle-of-Giving donor, please visit our website www.svdpsaukvalley.org and read more about the Walk/Run Circle of Giving.  Your generosity is appreciated and helps those in need in the Sterling/Rock Falls Area and all of Whiteside County through the food pantry and financial aid programs that are offered by St. Vincent de Paul Society.  Please take this opportunity to donate online or send in your donation to 7 West 6th Street, Sterling, IL 61081 and remember to reference your donation as Circle of Giving.

BE A CHEERFUL, GENEROUS GIVER AND ANSWER THE CALL TO HELP THE NEEDY IN YOUR COMMUNITY BY SUPPORTING ST. VINCENT DE PAUL SOCIETY

For I was hungry and you gave me something to eat, I was thirsty and you gave me something to drink, I was a stranger and you invited me in, I needed clothes and you clothed me, I was sick and you looked after me, I was in prison and you came to visit me. . . . .Truly I tell you, whatever you did for one of the least of these brothers and sisters of mine, you did for me.   Matthew 25

FINANCIAL AID NEW DAYS

SVdP will be offering FINANCIAL AID Monday – Friday, between the hours of 12:00 – 2:30 pm. Please call the pantry 815-625-0311 during those hours to request assistance. Food distribution is still the same, Tuesday and Thursday from 12:00 – 2:30 pm. On Tuesday’s only a second time for food distribution is 4:00 – 5:30 pm.

Assisting families in September

In September SVdP assisted 159 families in the area of distribution of food. A total of 489, consisting of 367 adults and 122 children. Financial aid was given to 62 families in the form of rent, gas, utilities, motel, and prescriptions. Thank you Whiteside County for your support.