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  • 14 October 2014

    Benefits welcome but austerity still hurting many

    The benefits announced in the budget today and the focus on job creation are welcome and contain a number of changes sought by SVP. 

  • 13 October 2014

    SVP thanks Bangor Sainsbury’s customers for recent support

    The local Ballyholme and Donaghadee group of the Society of St. Vincent de Paul (SVP), along with the group from Newtownards and Comber, would like to say a huge thank you to those who supported the charity’s recent fundraising activity in Sainsbury’s Bangor and helped them to...

  • 10 October 2014

    St Vincent de Paul NI appeals for more volunteers at Annual Meeting

    At the AGM of the Society of St. Vincent de Paul Northern Ireland (SVP NI) in Cookstown last weekend, it was revealed that the charity’s volunteers provided a minimum of 515,000 hours of service during 2013, which is equivalent to a voluntary contribution to local communities worth at...

  • 22 September 2014

    SVP celebrates 170 years in Ireland and hosts President Higgins Ethics Initiative launch

    At the launch of the second phase of President Michael D. Higgins Ethics Initiative, hosted by The Society of Saint Vincent de Paul, SVP's National President Geoff Meagher presented President Higgins with a copy of a new SVP Book '170 years of fighting poverty in Ireland' and...

  • 01 September 2014

    SVP's position grant to AMACHT LGBT Ltd., Galway

    Earlier this year the members of SVP St Augustine’s Conference who administer the SVP Maureen O’Connell Fund in Galway agreed to provide funding to another non-profit volunteer organisation, AMACH! LGBT Ltd, to be used in establishing a resource centre in Galway city.

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