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SOCIETY OF ST VINCENT DE PAUL ARCHDIOCES...

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SOCIETY OF ST VINCENT DE PAUL ARCHD...
CROWDRISE FEATURED : Aug 23, 2012
Tax ID: 36-3195567
BASED: Chicago, IL, United States

CHARITY WEBSITE: www.svdpchicago.org

SOCIETY OF ST VINCENT DE PAU...

Serving the poor

With Basics for human dignity such as food, shelter & clothing. It is said that No request for charity is foreign to the Society. If our help will lead to self sufficiency we are open to consideration. The Society of St. Vincent de Paul Chicago serves without distinction, regardless of race, religion, age, ethnicity, or lifestyle.

SVdP is the oldest charity in Chicago. Over 2000 volunteers strong throughout Cook & Lake County we operate out of 124 church worksites, run over 47 food pantries, three thrift stores and our brand new Pope Francis Center for intensive casemanagement for those with chronic and complex issues of poverty. Programs for those in need include "Tools for Success" offering new backpacks and school supplies for children in need. Thrift Store "Voucher Program" providing FREE clothing, furniture and household items for clients in need. "Utility Assistance Programs" to help keep the heat and lights connected. Rental Assistance and Security Deposit Programs help prevent homelessness. Feeding Programs offered through our pantries, Port Sandwich ministry and Survival Packs for the homeless. The Voice of the Poor is our advocasy program to help change the systems that keep people improvriched. The Pope Francis Center is only a few months old but already offeres clients ID cards, safe mail reception, Resume and Job assistance, Computer & internet access, help with applying for benefits, financial literacy and many others programs that are still being developed.  Our goal is to measure outcomes of our client/friends as they find their way out of poverty and into a better life. wont you please make your best gift and join us in our mission to fight poverty though systemic change?

Tax ID: 36-3195567 • www.svdpchicago.org

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Amount Raised:

$1,425

 

48% Raised of $3,000 Goal