As we approach the Lenten season, we reflect on the sacrifice Jesus made for all of us, and the compassion he showed for all humankind. It’s a truly humbling feeling.

During the Lenten season, and all through the year, St. Vincent Catholic Charities is called to show compassion to those in need. I hope you will join us in answering that call by making a donation today.

In 1 Peter 2:17 we hear, “Give honor to all, love the community.” These are words that I take to heart as STVCC serves the least among us through our adoption and foster care programs, Children’s Home, Immigration Law Clinic, refugee services and counseling center.

Your donation allows us to continue to help heal and support children and families in our community as God has called us to do.

Liz, a case worker in our Child Welfare department, turns the idea of honoring all and loving the community in to action. Last summer Liz met Angie*, a mom of 3 young children who was struggling with her own battles. Unfortunately, her parental rights were terminated and her children were placed into a loving home.

Often, parents who come through the doors of STVCC have been written off by others, and are left feeling defeated and judged. At STVCC, Liz and all of the staff in the Child Welfare department focus on building relationships with parents, treating them with dignity, and advocating for the parents and children. They honor families.  

The work being done for children and families in our community through all of our programs, is done out of love, kindness, grace, and respect. This work is not possible without your support. Please consider a donation to ensure that those in need are able to receive these high-quality services, and are treated with dignity by the caring people who provide them at STVCC.

With a grateful heart,

Andrea Seyka, CEO

*Name changed for privacy