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  • Easter baskets delivered to St. Vincent de Paul for needy

    March 3, 2015 5:16 PM

    BATON ROUGE - With Easter on the horizon, charitable organizations in the Capital City have already begun their efforts to brighten the holiday for children in the city with this year's Build a Basket effort. Earlier on Tuesday morning, The Needy of Greater Baton Rouge dropped off 400 Easter... more »
  • St. Vincent de Paul assisting women, children check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    December 22, 2014 7:29 AM

    BATON ROUGE - The Woman and Children Center at St. Vincent de Paul is a full house this holiday season. The shelter often doesn't have the space necessary to help everyone in need. News 2's Rebecca Buchanan visited the the center this morning on 2une In to learn more... more »
  • Volunteers provide Thanksgiving meal for hundreds

    November 27, 2014 3:32 PM

    BATON ROUGE - For the 32nd year, workers and volunteers spent the Thanksgiving holiday serving up a hot turkey dinner with "all the fixins" for hundreds of people at St. Vincent de Paul in Baton Rouge. Bishop Robert Munch led the volunteers in prayer and service before they threw... more »
  • Protecting your home and family from the cold check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    November 13, 2014 7:05 AM

    BATON ROUGE - People in the Baton Rouge area got their first taste of cold weather this morning with temperatures dropping into the 30's. There are ways you can protect your self and your home this winter. We visited St. Vincent de Paul on 2une In, where they're looking... more »
  • Feeding the needy on Easter Sunday check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    April 20, 2014 7:02 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Volunteers were making a difference by feeding the homeless at St. Vincent de Paul. People who were there say it makes them feel right at home. Michael Genoln, whose been in the Baton Rouge area for only five years, knows what it's like to miss... more »
  • Homeless seek shelter, shelters full

    January 6, 2014 9:38 PM

    BATON ROUGE - With Monday's winter blast, there are a few extra people seeking shelter at St. Vincent de Paul. Volunteers say once the temperatures drop below 40, they see an influx of people. Monday, the shelter is housing about 70 people, that's 40 above normal. "We've got... more »
  • Christmas meal and gifts for those in need

    December 25, 2013 10:55 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Community volunteers served Christmas meals to needy and homeless guests at the St. Vincent de Paul dining room Wednesday. The facility, located at 220 St. Vincent de Paul Place, will serve over 230,000 meals this year, according to a release from the charity. St. Vincent... more »
  • Shelters seeing an increase in people needing help

    January 28, 2013 8:52 PM

    BATON ROUGE- Area shelters are starting to see an increase in people needing a place to sleep, and have had to turn people away because there is not enough room. "If it wasn't for here, I'd be out on the street," said Lois Ellsworth. For two months, she's... more »
  • Tracking system ensures donations go where needed Play Video

    November 30, 2012 5:25 PM

    BATON ROUGE - In addition to providing free meals and clothes, St. Vincent de Paul helps pay for utilities, rent and even prescription drugs, but only for those truly in need. "There's only so much dollars for helping to prevent homelessness or to avoid eviction," says Micheal Acaldo, St.... more »
  • Local leaders lend a hand at St. Vincent de Paul check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    November 21, 2012 6:18 PM

    BATON ROUGE - District Attorney Hillar Moore, Mayor "Kip" Holden, LSU Gymnastics Coach D-D Breaux or Constable Reggie Brown could have carved your Thanksgiving Day turkey, if you eat at the Society of St. Vincent de Paul. The group of 12 local leaders competed in the 3rd Annual Community... more »
  • St. Vincent de Paul serves Christmas Eve dinner

    December 24, 2011 6:11 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Holidays always mean helping the less fortunate have a Merry Christmas too, that's why volunteers at St. Vincent de Paul handed out hundreds of meals to the needy in Baton Rouge this Christmas Eve. Happy eaters got to sit down at a restaurant-style table and enjoy... more »
  • Easter celebrated by Chinese, Homeless

    April 24, 2011 7:02 PM

    BATON ROUGE- Easter festivities across the Capital area brought hundreds out to enjoy the holiday. At the Living Faith Christian Center, a group of Chinese tourists experienced the Easter celebration for the first time, taking in some soulful gospel music. "I'm very excited to hear the music," said... more »
  • State allocates $1.5M to homeless shelters

    January 28, 2011 7:47 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Nearly $1.5 million in hurricane recovery money will be used to expand two emergency shelters and one transitional living house in Baton Rouge for the homeless. The governor's Disaster Recovery Unit announced the funding plans Thursday. The money will expand the capacity at the St. Vincent... more »

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