Apr 202018
St Vincent de Paul - Thank you for your support

St Vincent de Paul update We received 21 calls from families for assistance with food, furniture and bedding over the past 2 weeks and assisted 42 people in response. Your continued support of our local conference is greatly appreciated.  Food donations may be left in the church foyer in the bins marked SVDP. There are [more…]

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Feb 232018
St Vincent de Paul

Mairehau St Vincent de Paul received 22 calls for assistance this week – 19 requesting food and the rest seeking assistance with power, bedding and whiteware. Many thanks for your continued support of the work of our local SVDP.

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Sep 102017
We need people to put their faith in action.

This year the Society of St Vincent De Paul celebrates a proud history of 150 years of service to the poor here in Christchurch.  The first Conference was established in Christchurch in the Parish of the Blessed Sacrament in 1867.  Since then it has spread to most Catholic Parishes throughout the country. The work of [more…]

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Jun 302017
Mairehau St Vincent de Paul

Mairehau St Vincent de Paul received 18 requests for assistance with food this week and one for firewood. On Saturdays at the Stanmore Road shop there is a second-hand toy stall which is becoming very popular. Consider decluttering your toy boxes and donating the toys that are no longer played with for another child to [more…]

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Jun 162017
St Vincent de Paul Society - Mairehau Parish

St Vincent de Paul received many calls this week including 20 requests for food plus calls for help with power, firewood, clothing and blankets.  We thank you for your ongoing support of our very busy local St Vincent de Paul conference. Donations of food may be left in the boxes in the church foyer.  There [more…]

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May 192017
St Vincent de Paul - Duvets & blankets needed

St Vincent de Paul has received 16 calls this week including 14 for food along with further requests for firewood & furniture, including a microwave, washing machine and fridge. Our Stanmore Road store is in need of duvets and blankets as these days get colder.  If you are unable to deliver these, contact the shop [more…]

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