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In Our Home

Written on December 6, 2017 at 6:20 pm, by

We are dedicated to the care of our community’s most vulnerable; we do whatever it takes. ….Because, what else would we do.  

Ways to give this holiday season

Written on December 5, 2017 at 4:50 pm, by

Help children and families who face struggles and need help from STVCC with these ways to give from the options below. Cash Contributions One-time gifts, online or mailed, are simple and easy ways to help STVCC during year-end. Gifts of Stock Gifts of stock provide tax benefits to the donor while providing cash donations to…

Your donations making a difference

Written on December 5, 2017 at 4:43 pm, by

One way your donations are making a difference is every other week a young girl at our Children’s Home gets to participate in horse therapy, where she is assigned a teacher and a horse named Cinnamon. During her time with Cinnamon, she has learned the importance of caring for her horse while learning to bridle…

Miles of difference

Written on December 5, 2017 at 4:34 pm, by

Just three years ago a relationship between the STVCC Children’s Home and Playmakers began. Since then, hundreds of children who have come through the home have benefitted from donations of shoes, shirts and awards. Through the creation of the Mileage Club, volunteers are paired with children to run and exercise on a weekly basis. With…

Staff Spotlight – Tammy Render-Morris

Written on December 5, 2017 at 3:30 pm, by

Tammy, a licensed professional counselor with a Christian counseling designation, leads STVCC’s new Faith Based Counseling Service. Having started in July, Tammy provides healing for those hurting and struggling. She brings in the love, mercy, and grace of Jesus Christ from a Catholic perspective, using scripture, prayer, and tenets of the Catholic faith in her…

A Message From the CEO during the Holiday Season

Written on December 5, 2017 at 3:07 pm, by

As we enter the season of giving, it is important that we reflect on the meaning of Christmas. God the Father gave the gift of His only son so that we could receive the love and salvation of Christ. It is our responsibility to exchange the gifts HE bestowed to us through our thoughts and…

A Different Way to Donate

Written on October 23, 2017 at 3:28 pm, by

Over 1,000 miles from Wall Street, donors and nonprofits are seeing real gains from the stock market. Nonprofit gifts of stock waive many of the fees and taxations to the donor that are charged when stocks are sold for personal gain. Knowing these details can save investors money while benefiting people in need in the…

A Busy Summer at STVCC

Written on August 23, 2017 at 5:09 pm, by

With a busy month of June, check out all the exciting events that were going on this summer. May 31st – Guardian Society Thank You Event June 5th – Children’s Home Field Day June 12th – ITEC Techtransport Bus visit to the Children’s Home June 17th – Welcoming The Stranger: 5K Family Fun Run June 23rd…

A Letter From The CEO

Written on August 14, 2017 at 4:05 pm, by

Dear Friends, With the start of the school year almost here, memories of back-to-school shopping and first days of school with my two sons come to mind. When I think of them, I can’t help but think of all the children in the care of St. Vincent Catholic Charities who do not have the parents…

Children’s Home Goes Camping

Written on August 14, 2017 at 3:44 pm, by

In July children and staff from one of our Children’s Home units took the long trek to the Upper Peninsula for their annual summer camping trip. In the short amount of time the children enjoyed: Campfires, s’mores, and fun and relaxation at Tahquamenon Falls State Park Rivermouth Campgrounds The mysterious powers at the Mystery Spot Black…