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We visit & befriend over 80,000 lonely and isolated people each year, providing practical help to anyone in need, and we challenge poverty in all its forms.
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Our new trustee board and senior staff are spending three days working on the next five year plan for the SVP. This morning Professor Paul Palmer of is briefing us on current trends in the charity sector.
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SVP Jan 17
We welcome the appointment of as Minister for Loneliness and look forward to working with her and sharing the experience of our 10,000 members in local communities across England and Wales, who offer sincere friendship and help combat isolation on a daily basis.
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SVP Jan 16
Would you like to support young people and help them turn their faith into action? Our small, dynamic and passionate National Office youth team is looking to recruit a Young Vincentians Admin Assistant. Could that be you? More details here
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SVP Jan 12
"Migrants and refugees don't represent just a problem to be solved, but are brothers and sisters to be welcomed, respected and loved." Pope Francis. “Do not neglect to show hospitality to strangers, for thereby some have entertained angels unaware." Hebrews 13:2.
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SVP Jan 8
Thank you to in Newcastle and everyone who helps support our work with through donations of food for our cafes and emergency food supplies. Your thought and generosity enables us to provide this lifeline for people in need.
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SVP Jan 5
Our Support and Advice Centre in Leeds was working very hard over the Christmas period. Thank you to all our volunteers and supporters who helped make it possible.
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Bernadette Meaden Dec 23
Homelessness in England rises by 75% among people with illness/disability/dependent children
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SVP Dec 22
In today's Christmas edition, the Catholic Universe has published a feature by the SVP about how our members and Community Support Projects across England and Wales support people in need throughout the Christmas period. Read it here
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SVP Dec 21
The winter edition of our Vincentian Concern magazine is out now. Packed with 36 pages of news, reports and reflections from our members across England and Wales, you can download it from here
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SVP Dec 21
We welcome the report and celebrate the contribution of Muslim charities who work with such dedication alongside us in local communities across England and Wales, particularly at this time of year
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SVP Dec 19
Our Campaign to win £2000 for our pay as you please cafe from is going well but we need more cheers by midnight tomorrow (Wednesday) to win. Can you help us by retweeting this?
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SVP Dec 17
We wish Pope Francis a very happy 81st birthday
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SVP Dec 17
A Department for Communities and Local Government report shows a surge of 6% over the last year in the number of households in temporary accommodation - now at 80,000. Over 61,000 include dependent children and/or a pregnant woman.
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The Guardian Dec 17
More than a quarter of households struggle to afford life in London
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SVP Dec 15
On the day the Commission published its report, three of our volunteers were interviewed by Sky News about their experience of loneliness and what our Support Centre has done to help them.
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SVP Dec 15
We're thrilled our Support Centre has won the first ever Jo Cox Award for the life changing work of its volunteers and staff in helping the community in Leeds every day.
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SVP Dec 13
This Christmas our Blackfriars Centre in Newcastle is delighted to host two days of free festive cheer and activities on 25 and 26 December with for anyone who is homeless, vulnerably housed or otherwise isolated, aged 16+.
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SVP Dec 13
Big thanks to for kindly giving 10 Christmas hampers to our members in Birkenhead, which they will distribute to local families who need food this Christmas. Can you support our work this Christmas?
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SVP Dec 12
Like all our community support projects community cafe in Newcastle depends on a dedicated team of passionate volunteers. If you live in the area, why not join them?
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SVP Dec 9
Can you help provide food for a family this Christmas through "buying" an Alternative Gift from our online shop? Our members and community support centres help families in need with emergency food all year round and provide hampers at Christmas.
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