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Win a Brazuca, the official ball of the 2014 FIFA World Cup

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Win an official ball of the 2014 FIFA World Cup.  Visit our Los Angeles store and fill out a drawing ticket with the security guard at the front of the store.




More information St. Vincent de Paul THRIFT STORE 210 North Avenue 21 Los Angeles, CA 90031

Win an official ball of the 2014 World Cup

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Visit our Los Angeles store and fill out a drawing ticket with the security 
guard at the front of the store.

More information St. Vincent de Paul THRIFT STORE 210 North Avenue 21 Los Angeles, CA 90031

CMC Volunteer Appreciation Brunch

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CMC Volunteer Appreciation Brunch


The Cardinal Manning Center Volunteer Appreciation Brunch was held June 21 at the center in Los Angeles.  Volunteers were presented with awards, a nice meal and live classical music.  New social services director for the Society Lawrence Hurst was introduced. Welcome Larry!

Discovery Channel Volunteers at Society

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The Society’s Los Angeles thrift store had 75 volunteers from the Discovery Channel help with store operations, paint and clean with enthusiasm Friday, June 20.  Thank you to LA Works who facilitated this visit and to our busy volunteers from the Discovery Channel!

Going Away Party for Ernie and Becky

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Wednesday, June 18, there was a going away party for Ernie and Becky Morales at the Knights of Columbus Hall in Oxnard.  They are going on an extended visit to their eldest son Jeff’s family in Vancouver, Canada.  They were given a statue of Frederic Ozanam and Saint Vincent de Paul in recognition of their years of service to the Society in Ventura County. “Thank you for the gifts but what I really cherish it is your love,” said Ernie.  We will miss you Ernie and Becky!

Win an official World Cup Ball

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The drawing for a free official World Cup ball begins Tuesday, June 24, 2014.
#winFIFAballs #SVDPLA #thrifting

Our Annual Summer Walk-A-Thon is here

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LONG BEACH STORE EMPLOYEES RECOGNIZED

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Thursday, June 12, 2014 an Employee Recognition Lunch was held at the Society's Long Beach thrift store honoring the store's employees and volunteers. A raffle was held for gift cards with the fine Mexican meal. The store's employees were praised by Society executive director David Fields for their fine work, and knowledge of the Society's mission and good works to the poor.

SYLVIA LOPEZ OF CBS2/KCAL9 HOSTS FUND-RAISER

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SYLVIA LOPEZ OF CBS2/KCAL9 HOSTS FUND-RAISER FOR DISADVANTAGED CHILDREN, HONORING BISHOP GORDON D. BENNET, S.J.; DEBORAH ESTES; THE POLENZANI FAMILY AND SHOE PALACE
Los Angeles, May 29,2014– Underserved kids who have lost everything gain a week of happiness at the Society of St. Vincent de Paul’s Circle V Ranch Camp each summer.  The society is a Catholic charity assisting the needy of every race, religion and gender. The May 29, 2014 Mardi Gras in May Benefit Dinner & Awards Ceremony at the Westin Bonaventure Hotel & Suites in Los Angeles raised funds to send 1,200 children to camp this summer and honored Bishop Gordon D. Bennett, S.J.; Deborah Estes; the Polenzani Family and Shoe Palace.
Most Rev. Gordon D. Bennett, S.J., D.D., is a member of the Society of Jesus (Jesuits) and a Roman Catholic Bishop with extensive experience in educational administration, cultural diversity, church leadership and Ignition spirituality and formation.  
Deborah A. Estes is chair and president of…