News & Media

Read news articles and watch videos all about the new and exciting things happening at Marillac St. Vincent' Family Services in our news and publications section.

St. Vincent Summer Carnival

News // July 29, 2021

St. Vincent Summer Carnival

This July, the St. Vincent de Paul Center hosted a carnival for all school-age children.

The Real Impact of MSV Volunteers

News // July 27, 2021

The Real Impact of MSV Volunteers

MSV volunteers make a very real difference across all of our programs and we have the numbers to prove it. See how our volunteers contributed in FY21!

Sister to Sister
Sister to Sister

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Sister to Sister

Daughters of Charity sisters who are missioned in countries throughout Africa join in fellowship virtually with the lay people of MSV.

Early Learning at MSV
Early Learning at MSV

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Early Learning at MSV

Early Learning at Marillac St. Vincent Family Services is more than daycare. Our science-based curriculum gets children excited to learn and prepares them to be successful in school.

News

July 26, 2021

BandWith to Perform at Lollapalooza

On Sunday, August 1, the BandWith drumline and dancers will be the opening act on the Bud Light Selzer Stage at Lollapalooza.

June 29, 2021

Demonstration Classroom Pilot Project at MSV

Marillac St. Vincent Family Services has partnered with DePaul University's Early Childhood Education degree program in establishing a toddler demonstration classroom at St. Vincent de Paul Center.

June 28, 2021

Wellness Closet Opens Its Doors at St. Vincent

This month, the Community Outreach Services team at St. Vincent opened the doors of the new Wellness Closet, an initiative created to serve the everyday needs of clients.

May 26, 2021

First Ever Children's Free Book Fair

This May, Marillac St. Vincent's Family Support Department hosted our first ever Children's Free Book Fair at the St. Vincent de Paul Center. The event was a major success because of the amazing MSV volunteers and donations from St. Ignatius student service project and St. Clement Parish's Annual Week of Service.

Video Library

The World Has Stopped But Our Love Hasn't

The World Has Stopped But Our Love Hasn't

Marillac St. Vincent Family Services in Chicago closed it's doors due to COVID-19 in March of 2020. Amidst the tragedy of the pandemic - fear, isolation, loved ones lost - one thing has kept us going: our love for those we serve.

Food Pantry Volunteer Orientation

Food Pantry Volunteer Orientation

The need for food pantry volunteers is greater than ever! This video gives our volunteers a sense for what to expect when they come.

What Get's Me Up in the Morning?

What Get's Me Up in the Morning?

Sister Kara Davis sharing what gets her up in the morning as she works in the stock room at the Marillac Food Pantry

Volunteer Appreciation From MSV Staff

Volunteer Appreciation From MSV Staff

The staff at Marillac St. Vincent sent video messages of gratitude from their homes to our volunteers which we compiled into this short video.

MSV Career Day

MSV Career Day

Get a glimpse of the 2nd Annual Career Day at MSV, hosted by the Marillac St. Vincent Associate Board.

25 Years of Radical Impact

25 Years of Radical Impact

In the silver anniversary year of the Fleur de Lis Ball, we have gathered stories from our past and our present to look toward the future for this short film, "25 Years of Radical Impact."

Take My Hand

Take My Hand

To the outside world, Chicago is defined by headlines about violence and poverty. But contrary to the dark and gloomy news, there is a beacon of light providing hope to those living in marginalized communities.

Marching For Peace in Englewood

Marching For Peace in Englewood

In observance of Good Friday and as a kickoff to the Archdiocese of Chicago's new anti-violence initiative, hundreds of people from across the city came together in a march for peace in the Englewood neighborhood on Friday, April 15, 2017

A Tribute to Ersilee Wesley

A Tribute to Ersilee Wesley

The Marillac St. Vincent family reflects on loss of Ms. Ersilee Wesley, who passed away in the Summer of 2016, after a courageous fight against cancer. Ersilee was an incredible educator who impacted hundreds of children and their families over the past 30 years, as a teacher at Marillac House.

 
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