Tuesday, September 18, 2018


Last Saturday, 14 students completed our first coding camp led by wonderful, experienced volunteers. Students were able to create and present digital stories of their likes and interests to their classmates, utilizing their new learned coding skills in a fun and creative way. 

SVdPLA is currently planning on organizing this free coding camp again as many of the parents, volunteers, and students agreed that it was a great program and benefit for the community.

Wednesday, September 12, 2018

Navidad En El Barrio at SVdPLA

Navidad En El Barrio had its annual Christmas Gift Basket Kick-off Meeting today at St. Vincent de Paul, to plan Christmas meals to the less fortunate. Thanks for joining us!

Monday, September 10, 2018

Bishop Hying's National Assembly Talk

SVdP National Episcopal Advisor the Most Reverend Donald J. Hying gave a very moving spiritual talk at the 2018 National Assembly in San Diego. Here is the talk in its entirety.

Hike 4 Kids 2018

Yesterday, September 9th, 2018, hikers of all ages trekked the Echo Mountain Trail in Altadena in support of a worthy cause: reopening and rebuilding Circle V Ranch, our summer camp for disadvantaged children.

Circle V camp counselors, representatives from our generous sponsors, former campers, LA Council President Ray Sweet, Society employees, Vincentians, and their friends made it all the way to the top.

"It was a tough hike," many said, but the view and the cause were worth it.

An outdoor Mass to kick off the hike.

Hikers at the halfway point.
Admiring the view.


Friday, August 31, 2018

A Labor Day Celebration

This past Thursday, August 30th, 2018, SVdPLA employees cooled off on a warm day by snacking on free, customizable snow cones! Thank you to HR for organizing this fun early Labor Day celebration!

Tuesday, August 21, 2018

CBS2/KCAL9 Donate School Backpacks

Yesterday employees from CBS2/KCAL9 donated backpacks filled with school supplies and $3,380 in contributions to St. Vincent de Paul of Los Angeles to be distributed to low-income school children in LA.

Thursday, August 16, 2018

SVdPLA's 2018 Coding Camp

Class started a little early this year as STEAM Coders taught their first session last Saturday, kicking off SVdPLA's 2018 Summer Coding Camp.

These classes are held at our Los Angeles thrift store location (210 North Avenue 21, Los Angeles, CA 90031) free of charge and open to all 5th-8th grade students in the community.