New Service Site Locations—In the coming years, VSC is looking to expand to and create a new community in San Jose, CA. San Jose is a huge part of the geographical Bay Area and is a diverse hub of people, businesses and highways. Its charm lays in the small town/big city feel that includes plenty [...]
Irina (left) at the park with class participants As I serve those homeless and low-income suffering from substance abuse at the St. Vincent de Paul Society of San Francisco Wellness Center, I see the harsh realities of life. Many of these individuals who seek our services at the Wellness Center are in need of [...]
Heather (center) with her co-workers Every morning I go into the ER, I know I am about to be amazed, moved, appalled, and humbled all in one 12-hour shift. Being a hospital in a rough area of Los Angeles brings in everything you could think of, and many things you never thought possible: gun shot [...]
Carrie [left] with her co-workers. Carrie is serving as a case manager at the Riley Center, a transitional housing and emergency shelter for women and families who are survivors of domestic violence. This picture was taken at a national movement on Valentines day called “One Billion Rising.” This event was hosted by V-Day, which is an organization [...]
RECongress is the largest annual gathering of its kind in the world. The four-day event is held at the Anaheim (Calif.) Convention Center and is sponsored by the Los Angeles Office of Religious Education. Begun in 1968 as an “institute,” RECongress is open to people of all vocations and different faiths.