We work daily with the homeless. Click on the link above for an excellent article that appeared recently in the Hillsboro Tribune. It describes the current situation close to home for now and into the future.
Pat Featham, who serves as the St. Matthew Conference Vice President, is a tireless advocate for the poor. Click here to read the letter she recently received describing the outstanding results of her work when she and others teamed with representatives from the Oregon Food Bank to carry this advocacy to the State Legislature. Thank you, Pat!
One of the functions of SVDP, and a major one, is to serve as a conduit for the good works that you all do. Do you have an extra bed, a dresser, some time, or a small donation? Rest assured that all that you give goes to truly needy individuals. This is true of those personal computers that may have been replaced by a newer model. We can take those PC's and put them to good use. Here, one of our clients, a local area student, receives a refurbished PC donated by a parishioner, refurbished, and forwarded on. Thank you to all who remember us when donating those unneeded items.