Volunteers: A Legacy of Service

Volunteers play a vital role in St. Vincent Catholic Charities’ (STVCC) success. Whether they serve on our Board of Directors, our as mentors at our Children’s Home, or in Refugee Services, they fulfill roles…

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Jose and Phyllis

Jose and Phyllis: Their Amazing Work

Jose and Phyllis are two of the many dedicated employees at STVCC. We are happy to share some of their stories and experiences in this dialogue. How many years of service to STVCC?  Jose…

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for the kids - promise the dog

All for the Kids – Children’s Home

It’s all for the kids at STVCC Children’s Home. 2015 contained countless highlights and surprises for the Children’s Home. One of the greatest was the arrival of Promise, our therapy dog. …

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Preparing Child Welfare Professionals

I have held numerous roles within the St. Vincent Catholic Charities Child Welfare program, where I have witnessed the field change drastically over the past few years. In such a fluid…

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Welcoming the Stranger

Welcoming the Stranger 5k Family Fun Run

Saturday, June 18 Location: Hawk Island Park, 1601 E. Cavanaugh St., Lansing, MI Registration: Begins at 7:30 a.m. Race Start Time: 9:00 a.m. Registration: www.runsignup.com/WelcomingTheStranger5k To celebrate World Refugee Day,…

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The Gift of Thoughtfulness

“If ever there is a tomorrow when we’re not together… there is something you must always remember. You are braver than you believe, stronger than you seem and smarter than…

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Building Refugee Awareness Year-Round

You may be familiar with World Refugee Awareness Week, the time every June that the Lansing community and St. Vincent Catholic Charities’ dedicates to advocate for refugees and to celebrate…

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We’d Like to Introduce You to Josh Lown, The New Volunteer, Outreach and Training Coordinator at the Children’s Home

Josh has been working at the Children’s Home for nearly four years, the past three and a half as a Youth Advocate. In his prior position, Josh first worked primarily…

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The Blessing is Planned

St. Vincent Catholic Charities (STVCC) has been the beneficiary of a number of bequests or planned gifts; sometimes they are gifts we know about, sometimes not. The arrival of these…

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Sewing Circle Uniting Those From Across The Globe

One of the unique programs and collaborations that exists at St. Vincent Catholic Charities is a partnership between STVCC Counseling Services and the Refugee Development Center (RDC), an organization located…

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