"Only a life lived for others is a life worthwhile” -Albert Einstein
IT'S ALMOST THAT TIME!!!
Saturday, September 11, 2021
The Westin Perimeter
7 Concourse Parkway NE
Atlanta, GA 30328
Evening For Hope is one of Atlanta’s most anticipated charity events and
St. Vincent de Paul Georgia’s most important fundraising event of the year.
In its 13th year, this inspirational, one-of-a-kind soiree showcases the extraordinary work being done in the community to bring help and hope to those in need and honors exceptional individuals who make a meaningful difference in the lives of others. The event features delectable cuisine, entertainment, silent auction, stories of hope, and more.
Evening For Hope raises significant funds for SVdP Georgia’s core programs and services that provide help and hope to neighbors in need across Georgia.
Evening For Hope raises significant funds for SVdP Georgia’s core programs and services that provide help and hope to neighbors in need across Georgia
For information on our different sponsorship levels &
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St. Vincent de Paul Georgia
St. Vincent de Paul Georgia
Welcomes New Pharmacist Dr. Samantha Ricks
Dr. Samantha Ricks (“Dr. Sam”) is excited to join the St. Vincent de Paul Georgia team as the new Director of Pharmacy. Dr. Sam is originally from Chicago and obtained a Doctor of Pharmacy degree from the College of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences at
Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University in 2004.
Dr. Sam started her professional career as a staff pharmacist in various retail and community pharmacy settings. She eventually recognized the need to diversify her career portfolio and obtained several positions in non-traditional settings including hospital, long-term acute care, mental health facilities, and home infusion. Throughout the years Dr. Sam has taken on several roles, eventually working her way up to middle and upper-level management positions. She has mentored several pharmacists in their careers and has earned awards and recognition for her leadership. Dr. Sam has also provided management and consultant services to several non-traditional pharmacies and other small businesses through a staffing agency that she co-owns.
With over 20 years of pharmacy experience, Samantha hopes to lend her expertise to the upward growth and expansion of the pharmacy. She is eager to serve as many patients in need as possible and is dedicated to providing compassionate care in the process.
The SVdP Georgia Community Pharmacy has filled over 350 prescriptions since opening on February 1st!
The SVdP Georgia Community Pharmacy provides maintenance medications to address medical conditions such as diabetes, coronary artery disease, asthma, COPD, andmental health conditions.
Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday:
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
2050-C Chamblee Tucker Road, Atlanta, GA 30341
Phone: 678-892-6181 | Fax: 678-353-6914
St. Vincent de Paul Georgia's Community Pharmacy is accepting donations of medications that are in their original sealed containers. Donations can be dropped off at our headquarters located at 2050 Chamblee Tucker Road Suite C.
Please contact the pharmacy at 678-892-6181 or at email@example.com for other options if you are unable to drop off your donations.
Durable medical equipment & supplies are now available for patients in need.
Some of the items available include: wheelchairs, crutches, ostomy supplies, walkers, rollator walkers, shower benches, and commodes.
The pharmacy also has a wide selection of over-the-counter items and medications.
Please contact the pharmacy for further information.
SVdP Georgia's Community Pharmacy is also offering free weekly delivery services to patients who are unable to pick up their prescriptions. Deliveries are made every Thursday to patients who are within a 20-mile radius of the pharmacy.
Patients also have the option to pick up their prescriptions or to have them shipped through UPS.
Take the first step toward a healthier life. Learn more about the topics that matter to you and the unique challenges you may have with health and wellness. Get information and support materials. We’re here to help you every step of the way.
Each month St. Vincent de Paul Georgia will be teaming up with Cigna to host FREE wellness seminars open to the public. SVdP Georgia invites you to join us virtually or in person at our next
Healthier Together seminar.
Healthier Together Seminar:
Practical Nutrition & Smoothie Tutorial
July 29, 2021
11:00 AM - 12:30 PM
2050-C Chamblee Tucker Road, Atlanta, GA 30341 To register for this event, please contact Nichole Harris,
Chief Programs Officer, at 678-892-6185.
St. Vincent de Paul Georgia's
Welcomes Atlanta Food Bank's
Youth Service Summit Volunteers!
This summer, St. Vincent de Paul Georgia partnered with the Atlanta Community Food Bankto host a group of youth volunteers from their Youth Service Summit Program.
Every week, SVdP Georga welcomes a different group of volunteers who lend a helping hand with tasks ranging from sorting through donated food items to cleaning and organizing the shelves in our Community Pantry.
The Youth Service Summitis an opportunity for students to gain an understanding of the Atlanta Community Food Bank’s work and the challenges of food security through hands-on experiences.
GEORGIA SNAP PROGRAM
SVdP Georgia can NOW help clients sign-up for the SNAP Program!
Need help signing up for the Georgia SNAP Program? SVdP Georgia can help you! The Georgia Food Stamp program provides monthly benefits to low-income households to help pay for the cost of food.
I am a parishioner at Our Lady of the Assumption in Brookhaven where there is a very active, vibrant SVDP ministry so I was aware of some of the work they were doing. The mission of SVDP really resonated with me as well.
At the beginning of 2020, our pastor challenged each person to create "20 in 20" where we would do 20 acts of our choosing that bettered ourselves and our community. I decided to make SVDP my vehicle and to donate my time and effort to it. I started with the sorting and creating of the food packages but then decided to try delivering the food to residences and really liked it. I am still doing that. My husband does it with me as well.
My favorite part about volunteering is that the pick-up is so fast and easy - everything is sorted and organized so we can just load the boxes in the car, get our sheet of deliveries (already in the correct driving order) and go! I also like seeing the folks SVDP is helping and saying hello and wishing them well. They are so happy to see us too!
I keep coming back to volunteer because there is such a great need for food in our community - families, children, young adults, seniors - people all across the spectrum. Creating longer-term solutions is complex and will take time but in the meanwhile, we can help people with their immediate needs. After one of our deliveries, as we were leaving, the recipient said "You don't know how much this means to me - today I will eat." After a different delivery, the recipient created a rose for us out of aluminum foil as a thank you - I kept it as a reminder that everyone has talents, is worthy of respect, and makes contributions to the world. It is a blessing to be of help to others.
I got involved with St. Vincent de Paul while looking for volunteer opportunities around me. Being that school was about to end and I'd have nothing to do, I wanted to find something meaningful to take up my time. I went to Hands-on Atlanta to find an opportunity and I chose St. Vincents because of the proximity and details.
My favorite thing about volunteering with St. Vincents is definitely the environment. Everyone is so kind and welcoming. I'm always happy to be there. It doesn't feel like work or a hassle because of the community they've created.
I keep coming back because of my dedication to my community, the fulfillment of helping others, and the wonderful experience St. Vincent de Paul provides. At other volunteer centers, I don't get the feeling that I'm a part of the family or the warm welcoming atmosphere like I do at St. Vincent de Paul Georgia and because they are so friendly and enthusiastic it makes me look forward to going back every week.
As a current high school student, I'm required to complete volunteer hours. I wanted to volunteer at a location where my efforts would go towards improving and benefiting the community. I was aware of the positive impact St. Vincent de Paul Georgia had on my community so I knew that volunteering here would be worthwhile and very gratifying!
I enjoy putting food out at the front because anyone can enter and take whatever they'd like off those shelves. It's nice to know that no food goes to waste and people don't get to leave the pantry empty-handed.
What keeps me coming back is the amazing staff and volunteers that continue to make my volunteering experience at SVdP Georgia memorable and enjoyable! I always leave feeling fulfilled because I know that what I'm doing is helping make a difference in my community!
Brian Finneran of 680 The Fan, Kyle Wade,
Atlanta Archbishop Gregory John Hartmayer
St. Vincent de Paul Georgia CEO Patrick McNulty
Hennessey Lexus of Atlanta
Hole In One Sponsor
Special thanks to all of our sponsors
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Atlanta Catholic Radio
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Preventing Homelessness, Fighting Hunger, and Changing Lives.
Founded in 1903, St. Vincent de Paul Georgia provides immediate relief to those on the edge of poverty. We helpneighborsin crisismaintain self-sufficiency and dignity by providing emergency mortgage, rent or utility payments; food, clothing, medicine; legal aid; loan or tax assistance, and career guidance. SVdP puts hope into action to prevent poverty from spreading to another family.
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