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From the CEO – August 2019 1000 1000 St. Vincent de Paul Detroit

From the CEO – August 2019

Dear Sister and Brother Vincentians, Peace be with you. I hope and trust that you have had a safe and enjoyable summer. Hard to believe that Labor Day is straight ahead! I. Introduction This month I had the privilege of…

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Camp Ozanam – Annual Vincentian Day 1000 1000 St. Vincent de Paul Detroit

Camp Ozanam – Annual Vincentian Day

Camp alumni and Vincentians along with their families gathered at Camp Ozanam on July 13th for the Annual Vincentian Day. It was a perfect day for family and friends to gather at camp to meet our campers, tour the facility,…

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Conference Connection Retail Edition August 1000 1000 St. Vincent de Paul Detroit

Conference Connection Retail Edition August

Hello Vincentians and happy summer! I hope that everyone is having a blessed fun summer and enjoying all our beautiful state has to offer. I know many of you have reached out in regards to the concerns you have had…

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Retail Conference Connection – July 2019 320 240 St. Vincent de Paul Detroit

Retail Conference Connection – July 2019

It was a busy week for the retail team as we kicked off our first Kaizen event at the Dixie Highway store. The group had a great challenge on our hands as we were aiming to completely clean out our…

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Vincentians Give Their Lives for the Sake of Many 1000 1000 St. Vincent de Paul Detroit

Vincentians Give Their Lives for the Sake of Many

What an important time this is! Many Conferences and Councils at all levels in the Society are electing new Presidents as servant leaders for the next three years or the renewal of three years. Our Rule specifies many qualities for…

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Emergency Food & Shelter Program (EFSP) – July 2019 1000 1000 St. Vincent de Paul Detroit

Emergency Food & Shelter Program (EFSP) – July 2019

Emergency Food & Shelter Program (EFSP) previously known as FEMA As I reported last month we have cleared compliance in Wayne, Oakland and Macomb jurisdictions however we have not yet received the second half of the Phase 35 funds.  When…

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Michigan Energy Assistance Program (MEAP) – July 2019 1000 1000 St. Vincent de Paul Detroit

Michigan Energy Assistance Program (MEAP) – July 2019

2019 MEAP funds are running low so the last day we will accept applications is Monday July 8. As we prepare for 2020 MEAP we welcome your feedback and suggestions for improvement. I realize many of you wish to return…

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An Update from Therese – July 2019 1000 1000 St. Vincent de Paul Detroit

An Update from Therese – July 2019

Dear Fellow Vincentians, Summer is finally here! We Michiganders have been waiting a long time for warm weather. I have vowed, that no matter how hot it gets I will not complain!!!!! This past month has been extremely busy. First,…

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Retail Conference Connection – June 2019 1000 1000 St. Vincent de Paul Detroit

Retail Conference Connection – June 2019

Hello, my name is Megan Witty. I am a retail professional with over a decade of experience predominantly in thrift store operations. I was once asked how I choose the thrift industry; my response was it chose me. I started…

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Emergency Food & Shelter Program (EFSP) previously known as FEMA 1000 1000 St. Vincent de Paul Detroit

Emergency Food & Shelter Program (EFSP) previously known as FEMA

Good news! We have finally been notified that we have cleared compliance for Phases 33 and 34 in the Wayne, Oakland and Macomb jurisdictions so the second half of the funding for Phase 35 should be arriving soon. I expect…

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