2015 News

November 2015
Giving Tuesday

Black Friday. Cyber Monday. Giving Tuesday. Make the pledge this year to give back this Holiday Season

November 2015
Child Care Assistance Program Families and Providers

Effective November 9, 2015, the following changes are being made to the emergency rules instituted for the Child Care Assistance Program effective July 1, 2015

October 2015
Illinois Child Care Policy Update

Stay informed about the state of the IDHS Child Care Assistance Program (CCAP). Three and a half months into the fiscal year and our representatives in Springfield have yet to pass a budget.

September 2015
Summer Camp Fun in the Sun!

The Youth Services Programs at MSV had an amazing summer full of art, music, sports, games, gardening, cooking, and active play.

September 2015
A Year of Advocacy

Check out our timeline of Letters to the editor, press conferences, evening news interviews, and even speaking on the floor of Illinois General Assembly of Representatives. Marillac St. Vincent is doing everything in its power to advocate for working families who need child care.

September 2015
Rally and March for Peace

Marillac St. Vincent hosted a powerful rally and march for peace this summer with the East Garfield Park Collaboration and After School Matters

September 2015
Take Charge! Boat Ride

Every summer our group of independent and active seniors take a boat ride on Lake Michigan and spend the day at Navy Pier.

July 2015
Advocating for Change

Watch Chief Programs Officer, Maureen Hallagan, give a passionate speech at a rally in Downtown Chicago calling on our elected officials to pass a budget that protects services for our State's most vulnerable citizens. Illinois is still in the middle of a major funding crisis and the programs at Marillac St. Vincent face to lose crucial state funding if the budget gaps aren't closed by new revenues.

July 2015
Weber Grills Volunteer Day

The good people at Weber Grill stopped by Marillac to throw a block party for the kids in our Child Development and Youth Programs.

August 2015
Violence in East Garfield

With 33 shootings over the weekend, now more than ever, it's important for Marillac St. Vincent to be a Beacon of Hope for those seeking safety in the community

July 2015
July 4th Parade

Every year the kids at St. Vincent march around Oz Park dressed in patriotic colors with fun handmade noisemakers to celebrate our Nation's independence.

June 2015
Play For Peace

The Chicago Police Department and Marillac St. Vincent Family Services’ Marillac House ‘Played for Peace’, in a basketball matchup.

June 2015
One of America's most dangerous walks to school

As the number of shootings in Chicago surpased 1,000 just this year, CBS Evening news featured the youth at Marillac House and the dangers they face every day.

May 2015
Springfield Rally Day!

Marillac St. Vincent is loading a bus with parents, educators, and center staff and driving to Springfield on Wednesday May 13 to tell elected officials to save child care in Illinois!

May 2015
East Garfield Park Youth Awards

Together with our community partners we are encouraging growth, fostering pride, & promoting collaboration for our kids.

May 2015
A Better Way To Mother's Day

Make a gift in honor or in memory of your mother for Mother's Day and we'll let her know you did!

March 2015
Senior Services at St. Vincent de Paul: A Holistic Approach

Featuring the story of two Senior Services clients in transition.

March 2015
Marillac Social Center Offering Classes in New Computer Lab

With a couple dozen well equipped brand new computers, Marillac Social Center is reaching out to the community and to its clients to provide lasting life skills in computing.

March 2015
Connecting Communities: Spring 2015

Download a digital version of our twice annual newsletter, Connecting Communities.

March 2015
One Teen's Tribute to Marillac Social Center

Janique felt so strongly about the way Marillac has cared for and supported her and her family over the years, that she sent us this beautiful letter and agreed to let us share it.

March 2015
Child Care Funding Crisis DAY OF ACTION

The Illinois Department of Human Services Child Care Assistance Program is in crisis. Our children and staff participated in a Day of Action to make their voices heard on this issue.

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