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St. Vincent de Paul Society on our Campus

Because we believe in the dignity of all people regardless of income level or life experience, the St. Vincent de Paul Society of Marin offers compassionate, individualized assistance to help our neediest neighbors obtain nutritious food, affordable housing, meaningful employment and a voice in their own community.






RLGN 1055/3155: Passion for Justice: Liberation Theology, Fall Semester, Dr. Cynthia Taylor, Professor


    1) Dominican University SVDP Conference:

    • Attend conference meetings,carpool to home visits in Marin County
    • Primary goal of home visits is to prevent homelessness
    • Provide clients with financial aid to assist them in paying for basic living costs i.e. utilities, food, rent, etc.


    2) Homeless Help Desk:

    • 820 B Street, San Rafael, upstairs from Dining Room
    • Shadow experienced volunteers and learn about social services in Marin County


    3) Poll worker next to Dining Room:

    • Welcome and assist low income neighbors to sign the register of voter's log and give out ballots


    4) St. Vincent de Paul Free Dining Room:

    •  820 B Street, San Rafael
    • Help prepare food, bus tables, wash dishes, etc.

    For more information visit their website: St. Vincent de Paul Society of Marin County
    or watch a video on YouTube - The Society of St. Vincent de Paul - Marin County

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