SEPTEMBER NUMBERS ASSISTING FAMILIES

SVdP assisted 523 families in September with food and financial aid. SVdP distributed food to 488 families, make up of 1077 adults and 533 children, total of 1610. Financial aid assisted 42 families in utilities, prescriptions and gas to doctor appointments. SVdP is very grateful to the generosity of local businesses, the community and other donations received that have supported us. GOD BLESS

NEWMAN STUDENTS STEP UP ONCE AGAIN TO KEEP PANTRY SHELVES STOCKED AT SVdP

Newman Central Catholic High School students show their support of St. Vincent de Paul Food Pantry by delivering 67 boxes of canned goods from their annual food drive. The students from Newman have been doing their part in helping our neighbors in need and making a difference in their community by holding an annual food drive for several years. A big THANK YOU to the students of Newman Central Catholic High School for their selfless efforts and hard work in stepping up to help keep the shelves stocked at the SVdP pantry for our neighbors in need.

SVdP HELPING FAMILIES IN AUGUST

There were 690 families SVdP helped in August with food and financial aid. Food distribution was given to 619 families, consisting of 1388 adults and 577 children, total of 1965. In financial aid 72 families were helped in areas of utilities, gas for doctor appointments and prescriptions. Thank you Whiteside County for your generosity.

SVdP ENGAGES WITH CONFIRMATION STUDENT AND HER SERVICE PROJECT

Zoe Como chose St. Vincent de Paul Food Pantry to complete a service at the Pantry. A Confirmation Student, Zoe stained the entry walkway at the food pantry as her service project for her Confirmation Class at Sacred Heart Parish. Zoe also has a paper to complete explaining her project. She is a daughter of Kate Scott and is an 8th grader at St. Mary’s School in Sterling. Keep her in your prayers as she moves forward to Confirmation.

SVdP ASSISTED FAMILIES IN JULY

In July SVdP assisted 549 families with food and financial aid. Food distribution was given to 486 families, consisting of 1151 adults and 485 children, total of 1636. In financial aid 65 families were helped in areas of utilities, prescriptions, and gas to doctor appointments. SVdP thanks all of Whiteside County for their generosity.