2017 News

November 2017
One Bus Card Can Change a Life

Hear stories of how $2.25 can dramatically change someones life.

November 4, 2017
Homeless Outreach Luncheon Huge Success

"Santa Mike" and Marillac St. Vincent invited Chicago's homeless to a resource fair offering legal aide, public benefit assistance, health assessments, dental screenings, haircuts, and a traditional Thanksgiving Dinner (among many other things!). The event was attended by over...

October 14, 2017
East Garfield Park Youth Summit

The first-ever East Garfield Park Youth Summit brought together teens from the West Side to address the many challenges young people face through group dialogue, team building exercises, and visual art

October 13, 2017
Beacon of Hope 2017

Thanks to the sponsors, staff, and attendees for partnering with us to make the Beacon of Hope Luncheon a tremendous success in 2017!

October 2017
Help Us Reach Our Hunger Walk Goal!

At this year's Hunger Walk, we earned $648 in food credits, in addition to the $260 we raised via donations! We are accepting donations towards our matching grant through November 1st. We are so grateful for your support.

September 29, 2017
Survivors of Violence

In Chicago's war zones, the tragedy extends beyond the kids who die. What toll does violence exact on the children who survive? Re-visit this incredible story from the Chicago Reader's August 2014 edition featuring MSV's own, Latoya Winters.

September 19, 2017
New Interim CEO at MSV

Marillac St. Vincent Family Services (MSV), a Chicago social services organization working to end the cycle of poverty and violence in the City for over 100 years, is beginning a search for new executive leadership.

September 7, 2017
Remembering Sister Mary Rita McSweeney

The Marillac St. Vincent Family Services staff and clients are mourning the loss of Sister Mary Rita McSweeney.

August 1, 2017
Summer 2017 Connecting Communities

Connecting Communities is our bi-annual print magazine, bringing you all the latest news about Marillac St. Vincent Family Services and our fight against poverty and violence in Chicago

May 1, 2017
May is Older Americans Month

Each May, the Federal Administration for Community Living leads our nation’s celebration of Older Americans Month.

February 27, 2017
Fleur de Lis Ball Tremendous Success

This black tie formal event is Marillac St. Vincent’s largest fundraising event, and 2017 was a BIG year!

April 2017
Welcome to Our New Website

A Letter from Maureen Hallagan, Chief Programs Officer of Marillac St. Vincent

April 2017
Marillac St. Vincent Partners with Archdiocese of Chicago in Anti-Violence Initiative

Pope Francis sends letter to Cardinal Cupich to share his support and encouragement for building a culture of nonviolence in the Archdiocese

April 2017
Marillac St. Vincent Participates in Good Friday Peace March in Partnership with Archdiocese of Chicago

Hundreds of people from across the city came together in a march for peace in the Englewood neighborhood on Friday, April 15, 2017