Category: Giving

Record Year of Service

The staff and supporters of our Refugee Services program took a brief moment to reflect on their accomplishments in fiscal year 2015-2016. The numbers told a story that was simply amazing. In the last 92 days alone, ending September 30, 326 refugees were successfully resettled! This was 42% of the 776 total individuals from 14…

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12 Ways of Giving This Christmas Season

Meet foster parents Karen and Kent Strachan.  They have fostered 39 children and adopted 11 to grow their original family of four. They have that much love to share with children in need. Things can get a little wacky in a family of that size, especially during the holidays.  We all can’t help raise 51…

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The Reason for the Season of Giving

As the holidays approach, we often turn to thoughts of family and gratitude. It’s a time of year when we have a chance to take stock of our lives and our relationships, and reach out to help others in need. Interestingly, most giving to non-profits occurs in December with an even greater percentage of support…

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New Faces for Operation Backpack 2015

We’re very excited for the launch of Operation Backpack 2015, beginning our twelfth year providing backpacks to children and the less fortunate in the greater Lansing area.  The amount of support from the community has been tremendous, and we’re eternally grateful for all the backpacks and school supplies we have received over the years.  Each…

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A Message About Giving- 5 Days of Giving

During our 5 Days of Giving (December 17th through December 21st), there is a special opportunity for you to double your donation to STVCC. Our partner that processes our online donations, Weblink, is offering a 1 to 1 Match for donations received.  You can make a gift TODAY to double your donation and its impact in the…

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Reflection on Volunteering

The end of the year is the perfect time for reflection on volunteering and how  your charitable activities over the past year can help, specifically volunteering. Give some thought towards how you might be willing to share your time or talent with St. Vincent Catholic Charities (STVCC). At STVCC throughout the year there are so…

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Sustained Giving – Sustained Dreams

At St. Vincent Catholic Charities (STVCC), we serve the most vulnerable in our community by providing help that creates hope.  So much of our work is related to programs and services for these vulnerable members of our community.  In the Development Office we keep our ears open for the stories that provide the proof of…

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STVCC CEO Letter Winter 2014

Dear Friends, This is such an amazing time of year.  Christmas trees and lights go up, and all around us are the sweet sounds of holiday cheer.  It is truly a season about giving, and at St. Vincent Catholic Charities we are so thankful for the many volunteers and donors who help us care for…

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#GIVINGTUESDAY

We all know about the great deals on Black Friday.  And if you are not the type to leave home after Thanksgiving, you can always catch those great deals online Cyber Monday.  But in the midst of the holiday shopping frenzy, we encourage you to think of the thousands of children and families in need,…

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