Poem: Homelessness is in my Past

I’ve been put out, asked to leave, and not invited back -sometimes for good reason, but that’s beside the fact It may have been in the wee hours or broad daylight, Nevertheless, I had no one to contact. My son and my daughter, I held tight on each side Every moment...

Dick Neff Remembers Gene Westendorf

One of the co-chairs of the 20th Annual Gene Westendorf Memorial Golf Tournament shares why the event means so much to him: I am honored to have known Gene Westendorf so well.  Gene was my best friend, brother-in-law and role model.  He was a true inspiration to me! ...

A Family Legacy of Support

Written by Hannah Krafka, Marketing and Communications Frank* has regularly volunteered at St. Vincent de Paul for over five years. He’s done everything from greet donors at the donation dock, assist at the front desk in the shelter, to occasionally serve meals in the...