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St. Vincent de Paul: Santa Clara County

St. Vincent de Paul Santa Clara County

Publications and Resources

Free Healthy Meals for Kids & Teens!

Everyone should have access to the nutritious foods they need to live a healthy, productive life. Unfortunately, due to the high cost of living, too many people in our community are not getting enough nutritious food to eat.                                   […]


SVdP Benefit Luncheon and Antique Evaluation

Antiques Fundraiser Update: Due to scheduling conflicts the Benefit Luncheon and Antique Evaluation Fundraiser has been postponed to a later date. If you have purchased a ticket for this event you will be contacted by the Council office regarding your purchase. Once a new date is established details will be posted to this page. Thank you […]


SVdP’s Mary Morris Honored as one of 85 Catechists

Pictured: Bishop McGrath and Mary Morris of SVdP’s St. Victor Conference in San Jose. [Story/Photo credit: Liz Sullivan/Valley Catholic] It is an event that is older than the Diocese of San Jose. On May 9, the Diocese held the 47th Annual Saint Pius X Awards Banquet at Villa Ragusa restaurant in Campbell. The event began […]


Blending Tradition & Innovation: Our Interview with Dave Barringer

Wednesday May 31, 2017 The Society of St. Vincent de Paul is a national Catholic organization that has served people in poverty for over 170 years in the United States. Steeped in the Vincentian charism and an ethos of innovation, the Society serves in 4,400 parishes across the country with 95,000 lay Vincentian volunteers and operates […]


Earle Lindell Bowman Jr.

August 2, 1927 – May 18, 2017 Resident of Santa Clara Earle grew up in Attleboro, Mass. He enlisted in the U.S. Naval Air Corps and was honorably discharged in Jan.1947. He attended Northeastern University and after graduation enjoyed a successful career in Hotel Management. Earle was married to Frances Mary Schullian in 1959 and […]


A Hard-Fought Five Years Brings a Huge Victory

For five years, more than 400 residents of Buena Vista Mobile Home Park, Palo Alto’s last mobile home park, fought to preserve their homes after the park owners announced their intention to sell the property to a developer. Earlier this month, a deal was reached that will preserve the park as affordable housing. [Full Story]


San Jose City Council approves historic new renter protections

SAN JOSE —-  A day after the San Jose City Council narrowly approved historic new tenant protections, including a “just cause” policy requiring landlords to give a reason for ousting tenants, renters celebrated a victory they have sought for decades. [Full Story]


St. Vincent de Paul Fall Fundraiser: Lunch with Bishop McGrath and Monsignor Cilia

As part of the St. Vincent de Paul Fall Fundraiser donors were entered into a raffle for various prizes. One of the coveted prizes was lunch with Bishop Patrick J. McGrath and Monsignor Francis V. Cilia. Pictured above are the winners, Mike and Beth Connor, with the Bishop and Monsignor. The luncheon was held on […]


Santa Clara County Veterans Resource Fair – April 8, 2017

On behalf of the Santa Clara County Office of Veterans Services, we are sharing this information about the 12th Annual Veterans Resource Fair scheduled for Saturday, April 8, 2017, at the Santa Clara County Fairgrounds, Fiesta Hall, from 10 AM to 3 PM. If you know a veteran, please tell them about it. Over the […]


West Valley Community Health Services Community Health Fair April 29th

West Valley Community Health Services is holding a Community Health Fair Saturday, April 29th, from 11 AM – 1 PM at De Vargas Elementary School Basketball Court, 5050 Moorpark Ave in San Jose. During the event they will be offering free health screenings & information in several areas including: -Dental Screenings -Hearing and Vision Screenings […]