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Meet Angela Mason: The New Chief Human Resources Officer at Marillac St. Vincent

News // November 19, 2021

Meet Angela Mason: The New Chief Human Resources Officer at Marillac St. Vincent

Marillac St. Vincent Family Services is pleased to welcome Angela Mason as its new Chief Human Resources Officer. In this role, she will develop and execute HR strategies in support of the overall business plan and strategic direction of the organization including organizational effectiveness, people strategies, workforce cultural efficacy and more.

14TH ANNUAL BEACON OF HOPE

News // October 27, 2021

14TH ANNUAL BEACON OF HOPE

On Friday, October 22, Marillac St. Vincent Family Services hosted its 14th Annual Beacon of Hope Luncheon. This year’s event brought the Marillac St. Vincent family back together along with virtual viewers to celebrate the hard work over the last year.

HOPE Junior: An Enduring Legacy
HOPE Junior: An Enduring Legacy

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HOPE Junior: An Enduring Legacy

Having Only Positive Expectations. Listen to the stories of how our program, HOPE Junior, has positively impacted our community.

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.

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May 22, 2022

You can do big things: West Side career fair hopes to change narrative for young Black life

CHICAGO (WLS) -- They're hoping the change the narrative on young Black life by showing students of color in a positive light. It's all a part of this year's career fair, sponsored by Marillac St. Vincent Family Services.

May 21, 2022

Career day event for youth held on West Side

CHICAGO — A career day event for young people was held on the West Side Saturday with a simple message: “You can be anything you want to be.”

December 22, 2021

Santa Mike: Celebrating Over 50 Years with Marillac St. Vincent

Mike Sturch, better known around Marillac St. Vincent as “Santa Mike,” began working with the St. Vincent DePaul Center by distributing toys to children in 1970. Now, 51 years later, the arrival of Santa Mike is a highly anticipated event for both children and staff.

December 22, 2021

Thank You to the Marillac High School Alumnae Association for its Holiday Gifts!

The MHS Alumnae Association adopted all 86 children in the Marillac Social Center School-Age Program for Christmas this year. Through the generous support of the alumnae, the association was able to donate gifts and toys for all the kids based on their wish lists.

December 22, 2021

Peter Beale-DelVecchio’s Holiday Letter to the Marillac St. Vincent Community

I can’t say thank you enough to the incredible Marillac St. Vincent team. I’m truly humbled by and beyond appreciative of your relentless commitment to your work and genuine caring for each other and the children, families and seniors that we serve.

December 21, 2021

Another Successful Christmas Store – Thanks to YOU!

The Christmas Store is a 60+ year tradition mainly serving the communities supported by our Marillac Social Center in East Garfield Park. We have been so fortunate and are extremely grateful for the donations and thousands of toys received over the years for the children in our programs.

December 21, 2021

Thank You for Supporting Marillac St. Vincent’s 2021 Giving Tuesday Campaign

Giving Tuesday was a major success this year for Marillac St. Vincent Family Services. We raised more than $15,000 in support of the Wellness Closets at our Lincoln Park and East Garfield Park locations.

December 21, 2021

What the Build Back Better Framework Will Mean for the Children and Families of Illinois: A Conversation with Marillac St. Vincent CEO Peter Beale-DelVecchio

MSV CEO Peter Beale-DelVecchio spoke with Fox News Chicago on the impact of the BBB Framework. See the interview along with the main highlights of the bill as it relates to the MSV Community and Children and Families of Illinois.

December 20, 2021

A Highlight of December Associate Board Events at Marillac St. Vincent

Our Associate Board is back in full swing this year. They have been busy raising funds for the organization particularly over the last several weeks. Read about our recent Virtual Wine Tasting and our Ugly Christmas Sweater Guest Bartending.

December 20, 2021

4 Reasons to Donate Your Stocks to Marillac St. Vincent

In 2021, many people in our community benefited from the record performance of their investments like stocks and bonds. However, the appreciated value of stocks can be a burden if you choose to sell, since you will incur taxes. At this time of year, we ask you to consider donating appreciated stock to support the children, families and seniors in our care.

October 27, 2021

DePaul University: 2021 Outstanding Community Partner Award

We were excited to provide the 2021 Outstanding Community Partner Award to DePaul University at this year’s 14th Annual Beacon of Hope Luncheon. For over two decades, DePaul University and Marillac St. Vincent Family Services have used our collective Vincentian spirit of service to make a difference for Chicago’s neediest.

October 27, 2021

Ken O’Keefe: 20+ Years of Service with Marillac St. Vincent

In honor of Ken O’Keefe’s recent award for Crain’s 2021 Notable Nonprofit Board Leaders, we sat down for a virtual Q&A session to learn more about his 20+ years with Marillac St. Vincent.

July 29, 2021

St. Vincent Summer Carnival

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

April 16, 2021

The Continuity of Care

Marillac St. Vincent provides the highest quality care for all clients and we strive to follow models of care and service recommended by experts and backed by research. Read on to find out about MSV's Continuity of Care model employed in all Birth - Three classrooms.

Video Library

Angela Mason, Chief Human Resources Officer

Angela Mason, Chief Human Resources Officer

Angela Mason, Chief Human Resources Officer, discusses the teacher shortage and recruiting efforts MSV is making, including raising compensation for our teachers.

15th Annual Willie Morris 3 on 3 Tournament

15th Annual Willie Morris 3 on 3 Tournament

The Willie Morris 3 on 3 tournament returned to Marillac St Vincent’s Foglia Center after a 2 year hiatus. Over 50 players ages 8-18 participated in the tournament. MSV was excited to continue this tradition this year. Thank you to all who helped make the day for youth in our community.

Albert Richardson, Director of Youth Services discusses the programs offered by the agency

Albert Richardson, Director of Youth Services discusses the programs offered by the agency

Albert Richardson, Director of Youth Services discusses the programs offered by the agency

Hilary Waldron, Director of Senior Services discusses MSV’s Trauma Informed Care Initiative

Hilary Waldron, Director of Senior Services discusses MSV’s Trauma Informed Care Initiative

Hilary Waldron, Director of Senior Services discusses MSV’s Trauma Informed Care Initiative

The Stephen Family

The Stephen Family

Stephen Family Release Candidate II

Sister to Sister

Sister to Sister

In April 2021, the Daughters of Charity sisters in community across Africa along with the lay people of Marillac St. Vincent Family Services in Chicago joined together for a virtual gathering.

Angela Mason describing the vast MSV services and the need for teachers at Adam Studzinski's Best of 670 The Score

Angela Mason describing the vast MSV services and the need for teachers at Adam Studzinski's Best of 670 The Score

Angela Mason describing the vast MSV services and the need for teachers at Adam Studzinski's Best of 670 The Score

CEO Peter Beale-DelVecchio Appears on WTTW Chicago Tonight discussing the impact of inflation on Chicago Families

CEO Peter Beale-DelVecchio Appears on WTTW Chicago Tonight discussing the impact of inflation on Chicago Families

Inflation rose 7.9% last month compared to February 2021, and is at the highest level since 1982, according to the U.S Bureau of Labor Statistics.

MSV Project Hope Manager, Laronda Castine, Celebrates the 40th anniversary of Project Hope on FOX32 News

MSV Project Hope Manager, Laronda Castine, Celebrates the 40th anniversary of Project Hope on FOX32 News

Laronda Castine, program manager with Project HOPE, talks about what they're doing to help Chicagoans who are having a rough time or making important life decisions.

Local bands get ready for Lollapalooza performance

Local bands get ready for Lollapalooza performance

Annie Palomino, Executive Director of Bandwith Chicago, and dancer Harmoni Smith talk about sharing their music and dance with the city at Lollapalooza this weekend.

CEO of Marillac St. Vincent talks Build Back Better Bill

CEO of Marillac St. Vincent talks Build Back Better Bill

Elizabeth Matthews talks to CEO of Marillac St. Vincent, Peter Beale-DelVecchio about the Build Back Better Bill.

Chicagoans Celebrate Giving Tuesday

Chicagoans Celebrate Giving Tuesday

Chicagoans made a difference on Giving Tuesday, a day to celebrate generosity, support your favorite nonprofit and help those in need. NBC 5’s LeeAnn Trotter reports.

Successful West Side Toy Drive Will Make Sure 250 Families Have Christmas Gifts

Successful West Side Toy Drive Will Make Sure 250 Families Have Christmas Gifts

At least 250 families will have plenty of presents to put beneath their Christmas trees thanks to the annual toy drive planned by Marillac St. Vincent Family Services.

Toy Donations Needed By Marillac St. Vincent Family Services

Toy Donations Needed By Marillac St. Vincent Family Services

One of Chicago's Oldest Charity Toy Drives Still Serves Hundreds of Children and Families at its Annual Christmas Store

Marillac St. Vincent’s Wellness Closet

Marillac St. Vincent’s Wellness Closet

At Marillac St. Vincent’s Wellness Closet, Demand For Toiletries Is On The Rise With Prices Jumping

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.

Holiday Toy Drives to Help Give Back in Chicagoland

Holiday Toy Drives to Help Give Back in Chicagoland

As one of Chicago’s oldest toy drives, MSV offers area families a chance to “shop” for toys, stocking stuffers, books, games, clothes and stuffed animals for each of their children and have their gifts wrapped.

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

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.

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.

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.

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."

 
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  • Foglia Family & Youth Center
    2859 W. Jackson Blvd. Chicago, IL 60612
  • Marillac Social Center
    212 S. Francisco Ave. Chicago, IL 60612
  • St. Vincent de Paul Center
    2145 N. Halsted St. Chicago, IL 60614