St. Vinnie’s Starts New Clothing Section

EUGENE, Ore. — St. Vincent de Paul is launching a new “Original Styles” clothing section that caters to young people. The organization gives new life to clothing donated to its stores. You’ll find everything from tank tops to vests and jackets for men and women. St. Vincent de Paul officials say the boutique section has … Continue reading »

Home for the Holidays Helps Family

EUGENE, Ore. — A family got some much-needed financial help thanks to the Home for the Holidays program. Candace Lowrey, Jose Garcia and their baby daughter recently moved to Oregon from New Jersey and are getting a little help to put a roof over their heads. The Home for the Holidays program launched seven years … Continue reading »

Local Program Helps Homeless Veterans

EUGENE, Ore. — For Army veteran Eric Frey, finding a job has been tough. That’s why he came to St. Vincent de Paul. “I heard about this program a couple of months ago. And I came to one of the weekly meetings and they accepted me right in as one of their own,” Frey said. … Continue reading »

Service Center for Homeless Reopens

EUGENE, Ore. — A program to help the homeless reopened after months of renovation. St. Vincent de Paul runs the Eugene Service Station where the homeless can eat a good meal, take a shower and get other help during the day. “There’s been an increased effort to help the homeless population here in Eugene. And … Continue reading »

St. Vincent de Paul Re-Opens Center

EUGENE, Ore. — One of Eugene’s homeless facilities is reopening its doors Wednesday. This comes after months of much-needed renovations. St. Vincent de Paul its Eugene service station wasn’t able to serve a growing number of homeless adults in the area, so they used a grant to add seats to their eating area. They also … Continue reading »

Here Come the Zombie Brides

EUGENE, Ore. — Some old wedding dresses are getting a chance at new life or maybe death, depending on how you look at it. St. Vincent de Paul is dipping and dying hundreds of bridal gowns to turn them into zombie bride costumes for Halloween. Managers say it’s the perfect way to use stained, damaged … Continue reading »

Backpacks Given to Local Kids in Need

EUGENE, Ore. — For 15 years St. Vincent de Paul has given away thousands and thousands of backpacks filled with school supplies. On Thursday, hundreds of people stood in the rain to get their hands on one. The line stretched down Elmira Road to the corner of Highway 99. Kids, parents, even their pets waited … Continue reading »

Hundreds Receive Back-to-School Supplies

EUGENE, Ore. — Each year St. Vincent de Paul, along with other local organizations and donations from the community, provides school supplies to students who are in need. Over 100 families lined up outside St. Vinnies Lindholm Center Thursday morning to pick up their school supplies. St. Vincent de Paul is still collecting donations and … Continue reading »

Backpack Drive Looking for Donations

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — KEZI 9 News and the Oregon Community Credit Union is still looking for more backpacks and school supplies for kids in Eugene and Springfield. It’s all part of the “Backpacks for Back-to-School” campaign. You can make donations at any Oregon Community Credit Union or St. Vincent de Paul stores in Eugene and … Continue reading »

Stellar Apartments Grand Opening

EUGENE, Ore. – St. Vincent de Paul is hoping to help with the high demand for low income housing. It held a grand opening for its newest housing development in west Eugene, Tuesday. One day soon, dozens of families will be able to come home to a brand new apartment. Tuesday hopeful tenants toured the … Continue reading »

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