2016 News

May 2016
Steven & Alexandra Cohen Foundation Visit

Marillac Social Center had a visit from the Steven Alexandra Cohen Foundation for the first stop on their six day GIVING TOUR.

May 2016
Letter from Maureen Hallagan

Chief Programs Officer Maureen Hallagan breaks down all of what is going on at Marillac St. Vincent Family Services!

May 2016
2016 East Garfield Park Youth Awards

On May 7th we hosted our 12th Annual 3 on 3 Willie Morris Basketball Tournament. 120 children participated, from 3rd grade through 8th.

May 2016
Aljazeera English Films News Segment at Marillac

With the gap between rich and poor at its highest level for some three decades in most developed countries, there is now a renewed focus on questions surrounding inequality.

May 2016
St. Clement Service Day

Volunteer Team Visits St. Vincent de Paul Center for St. Clement Service Day.

May 2016
Robotics Program

Thanks to a few very intelligent and eager volunteers, at their first class, the kids learned about what it means to program, as well as the different components of robotics.

May 2016
12th Annual Willie Morris 3-on-3 Basketball Tournament

This year we had more girls participate than in years past. Our teens and young adults were the refs, who are really great role models to the younger children

September 2016
Take Charge! Senior Trolley Ride

Take Charge! is our group for active seniors on the west side who meet monthly for luncheons and breakfasts for spiritual renewal and fellowship. They take a break in the summer, though, for exciting field trips throughout the city, including a two hour scenic trolley ride to Grant Park and Downtown.

October 2016
Volunteer Spotlight: Jim Stack

We sat down with long-time volunteer in our Early Childhood Development program, Jim Stack, and reflected on his 13+ years as a dedicated volunteer.

October 2016
Marillac St. Vincent Hires New Chief Executive Officer

Marillac St. Vincent Family Services is pleased to announce Anthony C. Chimera as President and Chief Executive Officer. With more than 25 years of executive leadership experience, Anthony has dedicated his career to working with mission-driven organizations throughout Chicago.

April 2016

On April 6, 2016, Sarah Guminski of Chicago Policy Review sat down with Deanna Hallagan and LaToya Winters at Marillac Social Center to talk about their work with children growing up on Chicago’s West Side and how the Hope Junior program is fighting to break the cycle of urban poverty.

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