What began as a Middletown community art show in October has now taken on a life of its own and is heading to it third showing in Hartford. Abby Carter’s Crossing the Street: Portraits of People in the Community expressive pencil portraits and her larger oil interpretations of St. Vincent de Paul Middletown’s Soup Kitchen…
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Managed by St. Vincent de Paul Middletown, the Center is open from 9:00 p.m. until 7:00 a.m. every night during cold weather months. Three area churches take turns as host sites, according to the following schedule: South Congregational Church, 9 Pleasant St. – Nov. 20 – Dec. 3, 2016, Jan. 29 – Feb. 18, 2017,…
Thank you, Eleanor, Tyler, and Mark, all from Home Depot, who volunteered recently at the soup kitchen. If you and your fellow employees would like to volunteer, please contact Lydia, 860-344-0097×18. Many companies offer matching donations and grants to their employees’ choice of none profit missions and agencies. Please talk to your employer and let…
St. Mary’s Youth Group of the Church of St. Mary in Portland rocked all through the night in January to raise money to alleviate hunger. Thank you for the $3,500 you raised at your Rock-a-thon for people in our community who visit St. Vincent de Paul Middletown’s soup kitchen and food pantry!
Thanks so much, Killingworth Women’s Organization for the recent $1,000 donation from your Gregory Bousquet Annual Holiday Wish Drive, in memory of the son of Killingworth residents, Jackie and Robert Bousquet. It will help in meeting needs and offering hope to hungry men, women and children in our community.
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Congratulations, Ron Krom for being named the Middletown Press’ Person of the Year for 2016! Read all about it here!
Lydia Brewster, SVDM’s Assistant Director for Community Services was recently honored by the Partnership for Strong Communities Rev. Richard Schuster Advocacy Award at the Reaching Home Dinner at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Cromwell. While not originally from Middletown, Brewster has been serving the area’s homeless population for more than 25 years and considers the…