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St. Vincent de Paul: Santa Clara County

St. Vincent de Paul Santa Clara County

Publications and Resources

Richard “Dick” Harrison, Longtime Vincentian Passes

Richard Bernard Harrison September 1, 1931-July 19, 2019 Santa Clara Dick was a fixture at SVdP of Santa Clara County. He was a compassionate, caring and giving man who never missed a meeting and always put the needs of others above his. Dick will be missed by all and although he is gone, he will […]


Grocery Outlet and SVdP: Independence From Hunger

Grocery Outlet is committed to helping to community, and their commitment to the community extends well beyond their storefront. They pride themselves on giving back to local communities through their Independence from Hunger drive, which supports over 400 local agencies. Spanning the entire month of July, the Independence from Hunger campaign collects food and cash […]


Lina Taskovich, Longtime Vincentian Passes

Lina Taskovich Sept. 25, 1925 – June 15, 2019 Resident of Palo Alto, CA We are deeply saddened by the loss of our longtime Vincentian Lina Taskovich, who volunteered at the SVdP pantry of St. Athanasius Church in Mountain View, where she was a longtime parishioner. Lina Taskovich, a longtime resident of Palo Alto, died […]


Bingo & Pasta Fundraiser- A Huge Success!

Father Mendie Calls out the numbers! On February 23rd at St. Simon Parish in Los Altos St. Vincent de Paul wrapped up our 2nd Annual Bingo & Pasta Fundraiser. This year we sold out and had a great time! All had fun playing bingo, conversing, catching up with old friends and making new friends over […]


Network Television Premiere! A Movie about the Society.

Network Television Premiere! A Movie about the Society The National Council is proud to announce that our feature-length film, “Our Faith in Action,” will have its network premiere on Eternal Word Television Network (EWTN) on Jan. 6, 2019. The film is based on our network TV series “Our Faith in Action: Today’s Society of St. […]


Laurie Vavuris, St Thomas Aquinas SVdP Volunteer Passes

Laurie Vavuris- A 60 year resident of Palo Alto, passed away on December 7, 2018. Laurie was a dedicated member of the Society of St. Vincent de Paul Conference at St. Thomas Aquinas Parish where she served as the Past President and most recently as Spiritual Director. She was preceded in death by her husband […]


Walter Joseph Fant, Jr., St. Simon SVdP Volunteer Passes

Walter Joseph Fant, Jr. Resident of Los Altos On September 4, 2018, the Blessed Mother Mary took Walter Joseph Fant, Jr., home to meet her Son, Jesus after just 86 years of a great life. Fortunately, or unfortunately, cancer took him quickly and he didn’t get the chance to say good bye to all his […]


Eleanor “Ellie” Mulligan, SVdP Volunteer Passes

Jan 4, 2018 – Eleanor Mulligan passed away on January 4, 2018 in San Jose, California. A fixture at the SVdP St. Martin of Tours Conference “Ellie” and her husband John were active members of SVdP for over 40 years. Kindhearted and always willing to help Ellie epitomized what an SVdP volunteer is and she will be […]


Mary Abrahamsohn, SVdP Volunteer Passes

Mary Abrahamsohn May 11, 1923 – Dec. 30, 2017 San Jose Mary Frances (McMillan) Abrahamsohn has joined her beloved husband, Al, in heaven, and the Lord to whom she was very devoted. Mary and Al enjoyed 66 years of loving marriage and had 8 children. Mary was treasured mother of Rosemary (West), George, Linda (O’Connell), […]


St Vincent de Paul and Willow Street Pizza Fundraiser

St Vincent de Paul of Santa Clara County and Willow Street Pizza will be conducting a fundraiser on December 18, 2017 at the Los Gatos location, 20 South Santa Cruz Avenue, Los Gatos, CA 95030.  On this day you can enjoy delicious food and help a needy family simply by printing out our flyer and […]