News

  • 13 January 2020

    Young SVP School Get Together Kildare & Wicklow

    On the 2nd October 2019 over 60 students and their teachers from Kildare and Wicklow gathered in Maynooth University for a Young SVP Get Together. The theme was ‘Taking the Road Together’ inspired by the words of Blessed Frederic Ozanam who said “We took the road together, we will...

  • 11 November 2019

    Over 3,000 children have received free books through SVP WordPower project

    WordPower, a pilot project implemented over the past year by SVP to bring books to the families visited in the East Region, has been such a success that the project has now been introduced permanently in the region.

  • 13 September 2019

    SVP’s WordPower scheme supplies new books to children!

    Through the SVP WordPower scheme brand new children’s books are distributed to encourage children in the families we visit to begin enjoying books early and all the benefits that brings, including supporting children to be school ready.

  • 01 August 2019

    WordPower

    “A book is a dream you hold in your hands” – Neil Gaiman WordPower is coming to an end of its first year running as an initiative in the East Region of the Society of Saint Vincent de Paul. 

  • 15 April 2019

    Young SVP & One World Week 2018

    The work of Young SVP members at a local level will play a vital role in supporting Ireland to create a better world for current and future generations.

  • 07 March 2019

    SVP East Region launch virtual book scheme to mark World Book Day

    The Society of St Vincent de Paul (SVP) East Region (Dublin, Kildare, Wicklow) has launched a virtual book scheme to mark World Book Day (Thursday 7 March).