Tuesday, May 03, 2016
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"Neighbors helping Neighbors" is the heart of everything we do. Are you ready to lend a hand to your neighbor in need?


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Donate Your E-Waste!


WasteNot locally and ethically recycles your throw-away electronics. Divert them from the landfill and provide opportunities for employment in Oakland.

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SVdP Mission Note


The Society of St. Vincent de Paul of Alameda County provides direct assistance to anyone in need in Alameda county. Our emphasis is on volunteer-driven, one-to-one assistance, in collective fellowship and spiritual growth.
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Moving Forward

Robert's story
Robert shares his story how he came to the Kitchen of Champions culinary training program. Watch the YouTube video here. 

Avana’s story
Avana had a tough childhood and emancipated herself at age 15. She completed her GED at age 15 but couldn’t afford college and had a hard time finding work. She was battling depression when a cousin suggested she visit.

 

Our Clients Stories

News and Events

Winter Shelter Open
The St. Vincent de Paul North County Winter Shelter is a collaboration with the City of Oakland to provide emergency overnight shelter to homeless Oakland and Emeryville persons from November 16, 2015 to April 15, 2016.

The shelter is open 7 days a week from 6pm to 8am and clients receive a referral voucher to secure a bed in the shelter.
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FRENCH COMMUNITY PAGES, EVENTS and PROJECTS HERE  

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Program Highlights

The Kitchen of Champions is Recruiting Students for our 2016 Cohorts!
We are currently accepting applications for the 2016 Kitchen of Champions training program 6 week sessions. View the schedule below, submit your application, and start creating your future TODAY! For more information or to schedule an appointment call 510-877-9212 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

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The Kitchen of Champions Culinary Training Program - Serving Up Success!

The SVdP Kitchen of Champions Culinary Program is a free, hands-on, 8-week employment and culinary training program which helps prepare individuals for fair-wage positions in the food and hospitality industry. See More Here

Visit the Kitchen of Champions blog
See what our culinary students are cooking, and share the link, too! Click here.

A Jefferson Award for Volunteer Janet Waring, RN
Long time volunteer Janet Waring, RN , was recognized for her service at SVdP by CBS Bay Area affiliate KPIX and presented a Jefferson Award for her decades of work with the underserved in Alameda County.
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