Tuesday, November 9, 2010

SVdP Conferences seek THANKSGIVING Help


This Thanksgiving, local Society of St. Vincent de Paul Conferences (groups of year-round volunteers called ‘Vincentians’) in the counties of Los Angeles are seeking help to feed homeless, disadvantaged and working-poor families and individuals. The recipients of these baskets have already been selected.

The following is a list St. Vincent de Paul Conferences and its Thanksgiving needs:

GLENDORA

Society of St. Vincent de Paul’s St. Dorothy Conference (241 S. Valley Center Ave.)

· Food Baskets – non-perishable food, stuffing, canned yams, canned pumpkin and evaporated milk for 50 families.

· Financial Gifts – Monetary donations to help purchase the needed food.
Financial gifts – earmarked ‘2010 Thanksgiving’ – can be mailed to the Society of St. Vincent de Paul St. Dorothy Conference, 241 S. Valley Center Ave., Glendora, CA 91741. Deadline for donations is November 18. Info: 626-914-3941.

LOS ANGELES

Society of St. Vincent de Paul’s Our Mother of Good Counsel Conference (2060 N. Vermont Ave.)

· Food Baskets – Canned hams and non-perishable items for 75 families.

· Financial Gifts – Monetary donations to help purchase the needed food.
Financial gifts – earmarked ‘2010 Thanksgiving’ – can be mailed to the Society of St. Vincent de Paul Our Mother of Good Counsel, 2060 N. Vermont Ave., Los Angeles, CA 90027. Donations also can be dropped off at the parish office at the above address from 9 am to 4 pm, November 15-19. Info: 323- 664-2111.

POMONA

Society of St. Vincent de Paul’s St. Joseph Conference (1150 W. Holt Blvd., Pomona)

· Food Baskets – Canned corn, canned green beans, canned fruit, mixed vegetables, pies, stuffing, instant potatoes, bagged rice and bagged beans for 100 families.

· FREE Community Hot Meal – Monetary donations welcomed for the meal, which will be served from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thanksgiving Day to more than 500 people.

· Financial Gifts – Monetary donations to help purchase the needed food and items.
Financial gifts – earmarked ‘2010 Thanksgiving’ – can be mailed to the Society of St. Vincent de Paul St. Joseph Conference, 1150 W. Hold Blvd., Pomona, CA 91768. Donations also can be dropped off at the above address from 9 a.m. to Noon, November 12 and 15. Info: 909-469-9773.

POMONA

Society of St. Vincent de Paul’s St. Madeleine Conference (931 E. Kingsley Ave., Pomona)

· Food Baskets – Frozen or canned hams, stuffing, instant potatoes, gravy, cranberry sauce, rolls, pies, canned vegetables, canned fruit for 100 families.

· Financial Gifts – Monetary donations to help purchase the needed food.
Financial gifts – earmarked ‘2010 Thanksgiving’ – can be mailed to the Society of St. Vincent de Paul St. Madeleine Conference, 931 E. Kingsley Ave., Pomona, CA 91767Donations also can be dropped off at the above address from 9 am to 5 pm until November 19. Info: 909-865-4433.

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