Jul 272018
St Vincent de Paul Mairehau

Our St Vincent de Paul received nine requests this week for a variety of assistance – including food, firewood and household furniture. Requests came from single people living on their own and managing health and disability issues as well as families with young children. Thank you for your ongoing support that makes this work possible

 27/07/2018  Categories: News Tagged with:
Jul 132018
St Vincent de Paul

Thank you to those who regularly support our local St Vincent de Paul with donations of food or money. Donation envelopes are available in the church foyer. Should you wish to set up a regular payment directly to the St Vincent de Paul please use the following bank account number and quote your surname as [more…]

 13/07/2018  Categories: News Tagged with:
Jun 292018
St Vincent de Paul

St Vincent de Paul Mairehau There have been over 50 people given assistance with food and heating in the last two weeks from Mairehau St Vincent de Paul. There have been over 17 household visits by our visiting team for food issues and six visits for heating assistance.  We continue to call on your support [more…]

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Jun 152018
St Vincent de Paul - work in our parish

Our Mairehau St Vincent de Paul Conference has received 45 requests over the past fortnight. We have helped people with food, bedding, furniture and household items. Requests for help with firewood have had to go onto a waitlist – due to the wet conditions. Thanks to the generous support of parishioners, over the last month [more…]

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May 252018
St Vincent de Paul - New Shop

Volunteers Wanted The Society of St Vincent de Paul are very excited about opening another Vinnies Store in Hornby, 31 Shands Road and are looking for volunteers to help out in the store. The opening date is Monday 11 June 2018. No experience necessary as on the job training in all aspects of retail is [more…]

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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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