The charitable organization gives away coats collected by a young girl in Indiana every year. This year, they had more than four thousand coats to distribute.
“It’s a great family atmosphere. We’ll get parents and grandparents bringing their children in and we’ll have entire families sitting together and enjoying Thanksgiving meal together here in our kitchen,” said Linda Romine of St. Vincent de Paul.
The project will bring 54 new low-income housing units to the Smoketown neighborhood over the next two years. St. Vincent De Paul director Ed Wnorowski says the housing will be open as it’s built.
Last week’s ice storm left people across the city and the state scrambling to stay safe and warm. At the same time, homeless shelters and other social service agencies that also lost power were trying keep their programs going. One was the Society of St. Vincent de Paul, which lost electricity to all but one… Continue reading Without Power and Helping the Homeless, Others