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SVP says energy efficient homes bring real savings

Research on the income and accommodation of a sample group of household types supported by the Society of St Vincent de Paul (SVP) has found that while inadequate income is the main cause of energy poverty, making homes more energy efficient brings real benefits.

SVP and Bank of Ireland give together in Westmeath

Staff across the six branches of Bank of Ireland in Westmeath - Athlone town, Athlone IT, Castlepollard, Kinnegad, Moate, and Mullingar are partnering with the local St Vincent de Paul this Christmas as part of the bank’s nationwide Give Together campaign.

A winter’s tale of lone-parenting - from St V de P

(Academic Researcher and Social Justice Advocate on behalf of St Vincent de Paul)

SVP says energy efficient homes bring real savings but inadequate income is main cause of fuel poverty

Research on the income and accommodation of a sample group of household types supported by the Society of St Vincent de Paul (SVP) has found that while inadequate income is the main cause of energy poverty making homes more energy efficient brings real benefits.

Bank of Ireland staff to give hundreds of hampers to needy this Christmas

Bank of Ireland staff will provide hundreds of hampers, hospital packs, hostel bags and wishlist presents to St Vincent de Paul as part of its fundraising and volunteering initiative to help the needy this Christmas.

Johnny’s gift – the story behind the charity single ‘Part Of A Tribe’

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IT IS the gift of a songwriter to put together a story that in lyrics and melody transcends time and place to transport us to a place of his/her making, often without us ever noticing the hand steering us along.

Unconditional Love: A mother’s story

Sophie Loren once said “When you are a mother, you are never really alone in your thoughts. A mother always has to think twice, once for herself and once for her child” and that is most certainly true of a lady whose story I am about to relate.

A place to call home

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The services provided by the Society of St Vincent de Paul (SVP) in Galway cover a range of activities that fall into the realm of social justice. One such service that is very important but not well known, is the provision of accommodation – both in sheltered form (where full supports are in place) and independent living single units where additional services such as visitation ensure that loneliness and isolation does not become an issue for the vulnerable person residing there.

St Vincent de Paul seeks volunteers in city and county

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As it prepares to meet growing demands for support from families and individuals this winter, the Society of St Vincent de Paul (SVP) in Galway will hold an information evening to recruit volunteers on Thursday October 23 from 6pm to 8pm in the Menlo Park Hotel, Galway.

Walk or run for St Vincent de Paul

A 10k Run/5k Walk for St Vincent de Paul will take place on July 20 at 10am in the grounds of NUIG to raise much-needed funds for the society in Galway.

 

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