The Stop & Shop Community Bag Program, which launched in May 2019, is a reusable bag program that facilitates community support in the communities where shoppers live and work. St. Vincent de Paul Middletown was selected as the May beneficiary of the program by store leadership at the Stop & Shop located at 416 East…Details
On February 28th the St. Vincent de Paul Middletown Soup Kitchen hosted the first Soup Kitchen Summit that drew together staff and key volunteers from soup kitchens from around the state. Over 40 people came together and, for the first time, shared information, discussed best practices, brainstormed ways to collaborate, communicate and expand services to…Details
Thank you everyone for packing the Common Council meeting on March 4th. Thanks for sending letters to the council. The overwhelming support and information helped the Council to better understand our proposal and show how much you care for our community. Here are some highlights and explanations of what happened and our next steps. …Details
Middletown Mayor Dan Drew announced announcement that St. Vincent de Paul Middletown was chosen to move into 51 Green Street, Middletown. Moving from 617 Main Street, St. Vincent will be able to collaborate more with community members, implement more workforce development programs and provide more healthcare to the homeless. Revamping the facilities with the latest…Details
After nearly 12 years, Ron Krom retired as St. Vincent de Paul Middletown’s executive director. He was honored with a Mayor’s Citation, a heartfelt poem, a weekend get-a-way zip-lining with his wife Rosa, and lots of good wishes on Nov. 1, 2018 at the Soup Kitchen. Photos by Katie Connell from SVDM’s supportive housing staff.…Details
After nearly 12 years leading St. Vincent de Paul Middletown, Ron Krom, our Executive Director, is retiring and preparing to move to South America. Ron has had a huge impact on the lives of many people in this community, and we want to send him towards his next great adventure with sincere gratitude and appreciation.…Details
Carla Witmer, Middletown resident who has been housed for years and now advocates for the homeless, and St. Vincent’s Lydia Brewster who serves on the Middlesex County Community Care Team, were given awards by the Partnership for Strong Communities. Partnership for Strong Communities is a nonprofit organization dedicated to ending homelessness through policy and advocacy…Details
Congratulations to Valarie Smith, St. Vincent’s own Community Assistance Coordinator for earning her college degree in Human Services! Val’s been with us for over 20 years. We’re so proud of her and her many accomplishments!