Friday - February 28, 2014
This year, Lent is from Wednesday, March 5 until Thursday, April 17. On Friday's during lent, lunches will be served at Central Baptist Church from 11:30 to 1:00 p.m. Central Baptist is located at 2 Union Street in Norwich, across the street from City Hall. Lunch will take place at Central Baptist every Friday until April 18th, the day after lent ends.
Also during lent, Friday nights will be St. Joseph's Fish Fry at St. Joseph's school. Dinner will be served from 4:30 to 6:30, and the cost is $7 for a single piece, $9 for two pieces, and chowder is $4. The Fish Fry will also run until Friday, April 18.
St. Vincent de Paul Place | 1:54 PM
A Thank You to Our Grantors
Friday - February 28, 2014
St. Vincent de Paul Place would like to gratefully acknowledge the support of the following communities, organizations, and foundations that have provided grants to our Served-meals, Food Pantry, and Care and Advocacy Outreach programs:
Bethsaida Community, Inc.
Catholic Campaign for Human Development
Catholic Foundation of the Diocese of Norwich
Catholic Foundation - Hart Fund
Chamber of Commerce of Eastern CT
Charles Spalding Trust
Charter Oak Federal Credit Union
Chelsea Groton Foundation
Church of the Holy Family, Hebron
Community Development Block Grant
Community Foundation of Eastern CT
Dime Bank Foundation
Eastern CT Association of REALTORS
Eastern Federal Bank Foundation
Edward and Mary Lord Foundation
Elsie F. and J. Marshall Brown Trust
Emergency Food and Shelter Program
Entertainment Industry Foundation
Feinstein Family Fund
Freeport McMoRan Copper & Gold Foundation
Greater Norwich Area Chamber of Commerce
Kluepfel Charitable Fund/Mystic Pilgrims
Liberty Bank Foundation
NHS Tigers Fund
Norwich Rotary Foundation
Operation Rice Bowl
R.S. Gernon Trust
Ray and Pauline Sullivan Foundation
SI Financial Group Foundation
St. David Episcopal Church
Sunshine Rotary Club of Norwich
Swindells Charitable Foundation
St. Vincent de Paul Place | 1:03 PM
Volunteer Day with State Senator Cathy Osten
Thursday - December 19, 2013
On Saturday, December 14, 2013, State Senator Cathy Osten and a group of volunteers came to St. Vincent de Paul Place to help make Christmas special for local families. They guided families through "Santa's Workshop" to help select toys for their children.
Check out the video "Helping Local Families in Need" to see what it was all about!
St. Vincent de Paul Place | 11:32 AM
Pantry Closed 12/25 & 1/1
Monday - December 9, 2013
The food pantry will be closed on Christmas (12/25/13) and New Year's Day (1/1/14). Both of these days are Wednesdays, and any Wednesday patrons are welcome to come on either the Monday or Saturday of those weeks to make the day up.
St. Vincent de Paul Place | 11:47 AM
Call for Christmas Dinner Donations
Friday - December 6, 2013
We are asking the community to help us gather ingredients for our Christmas Dinner on December 25.
Please review the shopping list below to see what we need! If you can donate an item or make a partial donation, please call the office at 860-889-7374 so we can provide you with our most up-to-date needs.
If the donation is perishable, please try to bring it in as close to the 25th as possible. Our kitchen prep crew will be working on Tuesday, getting ready for Wednesday.
Christmas Dinner Shopping List
(Note: PDFs can be viewed using Adobe Acrobat Reader or Foxit Reader. Both are free.)
St. Vincent de Paul Place | 9:21 AM