Notre Dame Alumni Day of Service

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Notre Dame High School held their Alumni Day of Service for their 3rd consecutive year here, bringing together NDHS volunteers from the class of 1965 to the future class of 2030! For three hours in the sun and heat, NDHS volunteers worked to create a better shopping experience for our thrift store’s guests. St. Vincent …

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Ezequiel Quintero Retires after 32 Years

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We all knew him as “Quintero”, never knowing we were calling him by his last name all these years. And there were many of them: Ezequiel Quintero worked for St. Vincent de Paul’s LA and Long Beach thrift stores for 32 years before his retirement last week. He reflected that the first female stores director, …

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Improve your Life, Donate your Car!

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9 LESSONS LEARNED FROM A CARLESS MONTH IN LA My life improved. So can yours. By Reuben Brody in InsideHook. When I’m driving, I hate ________. I could fill that blank with more words than I have bones in my body. So I decided to give up my car for a month. And not only …

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Angelus News features Circle V Ranch Camp

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Read how faith and first responders saved trapped kids at camp in the Whittier Fire in this article Written by R.W. Dellinger in Angelus News. With all the wildfire conflagrations that have burned across California over the past two years, many of the stories of heroism and danger that came with them have been overlooked …

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Tzu Chi Mobile Vision Unit at SVdPLA

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The Tzu Chi Foundation’s Mobile Vision Unit paid a visit to St. Vincent de Paul to offer the community free eye care and prescription glasses on March 6, 2019. Despite the rain, clients were able to be screened comfortably in our LA thrift store before seeing the optometrist in the foundation’s mobile vision unit parked …

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