Category: Recent Updates & Breaking News

13th Annual Operation Backpack

15th Annual Operation Backpack

St. Vincent Catholic Charities Launches 15th Annual Backpack Drive for Children in Need  St. Vincent Catholic Charities is launching its 15th annual Operation Backpack school supply drive for children in need and is challenging the community to donate 1,000 backpacks filled with needed supplies. “Delta Dental of Michigan is committed to building brighter futures in…

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Family-based immigration benefits our community

The phrase “chain migration” has been in the news a lot and is being used heavily by the administration, portraying family-based immigration as a negative and harmful thing. By portraying family migration in this way, it is ultimately seeking to reduce the overall number of people immigrating to the United States. It is disheartening as…

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St. Vincent Catholic Charities Hires New Director of Development

A veteran fundraiser with extensive experience in community relations has been named as St. Vincent Catholic Charities’ new director of development. Tamara El-Khoury Watson assumed her new role effective Dec. 4. She will be responsible for positioning STVCC as one of the top choices for donors in the Greater Lansing area. Her duties include leading…

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35th Annual Community Thank You Open House

St. Vincent Catholic Charities (STVCC) is offering complimentary breakfast to the community on Friday, Dec. 1 from 6:30 a.m. – 10 a.m. at the 35th annual Community Thank You Open House. Sponsored by Michigan State University Federal Credit Union (MSUFCU), the open house is a way for STVCC to show its gratitude for the outpouring…

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2017 “Be An Angel” Holiday Giving Campaign Launches

St. Vincent Catholic Charities (STVCC) today announced the launch of its annual “Be An Angel” Holiday Giving Campaign at the Lansing Mall, Meridian Mall and participating locations at the Eastwood Towne Center. Presented by TWO MEN AND A TRUCK®, the “Be An Angel” Holiday Giving Campaign collects gifts for hundreds of children, teenagers and parents…

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STVCC Joins Taste & Tour Event Celebration as Non-Profit Partner

St. Vincent Catholic Charities will be participating in Eastbrook Homes’ Taste & Tour Event Celebration as a non-profit partner at the Pointe West location in Grand Ledge from September 21 through 24. In lieu of charging admission, guests are asked to donate to the local non-profit event partners, with all donations being matched by Eastbrook….

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Lansing Chick-fil-A Locations Offer Free Items in Support of Operation Backpack

Chick-fil-A Okemos and Chick-fil-A Lansing will offer free items to all guests who donate backpacks or school supplies on Monday, August 14 and Tuesday, August 15 in support of Operation Backpack, a back-to-school backpack and school supply drive that provides children served by St. Vincent Catholic Charities with the necessary materials to learn. “We are…

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13th Annual Operation Backpack

Delta Dental Returns as Presenting Sponsor of 14th Annual Operation Backpack Campaign

Delta Dental will return as the presenting sponsor of St. Vincent Catholic Charities’ (STVCC) 14th annual Operation Backpack campaign, a back-to-school backpack and school supply drive to provide children in need with the necessary materials to learn. “One of our core values is community commitment,” Delta Dental Corporate Citizenship Specialist Claire Doroh said. “The Operation…

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Sparrow Donates 62 Car Seats to Local Families

Sixty-two children will be safer in their parents’ vehicles, thanks to the donation of car seats by Sparrow Hospital, the Graco Foundation and World Wide Safe Kids. Sparrow and World Wide Safe Kids donated 62 car seats to families in need at St. Vincent Catholic Charities through a grant from the Graco Foundation. “Child safety…

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STVCC Achieves National Accreditation

St. Vincent Catholic Charities (STVCC) has achieved national accreditation through the New York-based Council on Accreditation (COA). Organizations pursue accreditation to demonstrate the implementation of best practice standards in the field of human services. All aspects of STVCC’s programs, services, management and administration were evaluated. “The renewal of our COA accreditation publicly certifies the high…

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