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The generous end-of-the-year donations toThe Diocesan Council Emergency Fund are sincerely appreciated. They are so helpful. Unfortunately, needs remain. Generous donations, large or small, are needed for this crucial emergency fund.

Go to Columbus Voice of the Poor for information about a microloan program for the poor and to build a fund to back these loans to help the local poor avoid predatory lenders.

Saturday, February 24, Financial Mentor Training for Micro-loan program,10:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m, St. John Neumann Faith and Family Center, 9633 E State Route 37, Sunbury, OH 43074. Please RSVP by February 17 so we have enough food and materials for the day. RSVP to Deb Zabloudil debzabloudil@gmail.com, 614-507-5345, Be sure to give us your name and your conference when you RSVP.

Saturday, March 17, Home Visitor Training will be conducted at St. Margaret of Cortona Church on Hague Ave in West Columbus from 9 am to 11:30 am. The training will be facilitated by Sunnie Lain, Director of Member Services for the Dayton District Council. This training will be more detailed than what is provided in Ozanam Orientation. There is NO COST for attendance. Each conference is encouraged to have at least 1 Vincentian at the training. Register with Pat Summers by March 13, 2017. psummers@columbuscatholic.org or 614-221-3554

Saturday, May 5, The 2018 Top Hat Mass and Celebration will take place on at St. Charles Prep Chapel and Cavello Center. Mass at 4:30 pm followed by dinner. More info to follow.

Downloads, reports & some crucial Vincentian links

See report on 2017 Vincentian Affordable Toy Store

Download the Catholic Times report of September 28 2017 Friends of the Poor Walk

Read report of December 4 2017 Bishop's Appreciation Mass

Read report of August 20 2017 Day of Recollection

Download diocesan council's president proposal for funding systemic change initiatives.

Download National SVdP 2017 stance on immigration and call to action.

Download Fall 2017 VOICE .

Read report of April 23, 2017 Top Hat event Top Hat Honorees.

Special Vincentian links

Vist the VOAN The Vincentian Ohio Action Network website to learn about and to participate in Vincentian programs for Systemic Change.

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If you are visiting because you have a need with which we might help, please contact us immediately by phone: 614-221-3554
By email contact:
Diocese SVDP Office

If you have furniture or appliances to donate, contact Heather Swiger swiger@columbuscatholic.org or call 614-241-2569.

If you wish to discuss making a donation,including old cars and trucks,
Please phone: 614-221-3554. To make a car donation directly through the National SVdP click Car Donation or Car Donations on upper left column of any page. For more information:
Diocese SVDP Office


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