December 16, 2019
Making the Most of Your Charitable Donation

If you’re thinking about impacting the lives of the clients of MSV and want to maximize your tax savings the donation of appreciated stock is a great option.

December 13, 2019
Thank You for Giving!

For the fifth year in a row, we used Giving Tuesday to shed light and raise funds for a resource many of us take for granted, access to reliable transportation.

November 26, 2019
Meet Semaj

“Without reliable transportation, I can’t get to work. If I can’t work, I can’t provide for my child.”

November 26, 2019
Meet Aaron

A few weeks ago, Aaron’s entire world was turned upside down.

November 20, 2019
MSV Uses Data to Improve Care for Chicago Families

We believe that through partnering with organizations, solutions to societal quandaries can be found more efficiently. MSV is a proud member of the Chicago Benchmarking Collaborative (CBC), working to bring organizations together.

November 11, 2019
Timely Tips for End-of Year Tax Planning

In IRS Publication 2019-178, the IRS offered tips on preparing for filing tax returns in 2020. With two months left this year, it is an excellent time to gather your tax records and review your withholding and estimated tax payments.

November 5, 2019
Dr. Gianfortune Retires After a Career of Giving Back

Dr. Philip Gianfortune greets his next patient who walks into the classroom, which is set up with five medical stations on the 2nd floor of St. Vincent de Paul Center.

November 4, 2019
MSV Welcomes Homeless Guests to the Annual Event

For the last 49 years, MSV has hosted the Luncheon and Resource Fair for the Homeless, an annual event where housing insecure guests receive medical and legal care, haircuts, sleeping bags, and supplies to stay warm in the winter.

October 29, 2019
Third F.L.A.S.H. Youth Summit

What happens when you bring together 85 creative, hard-working, determined youth from Chicago’s west side for conversation and collaboration?

October 29, 2019
5th Annual Transit Pass Drive

We are shedding light and raising funds for a resource many of us may take for granted, access to reliable transportation. For many, public transportation can sometimes be the only way to get to and from school, work, doctor’s appointments, grocery stores, and other daily destinations

October 7, 2019
Pumpkin Patch Brings Fall Fun to Lincoln Park

Marillac St. Vincent hosted a pumpkin patch for our neighbors in Lincoln Park last week, with over 200 people in attendance!

September 25, 2019
Volunteer Adrian Smith Joins the Digital Literacy Program

Meet MSV's new Digital Literacy volunteer, Adrian Smith!

September 24, 2019
The Dos and Don'ts of Corporate Volunteering

The benefits of starting a volunteer program for your company are great. Read some of our tips on how you can make your program successful.

September 18, 2019
A Letter from Vincente Taylor

You can help a child envision their future!

September 12, 2019
Connecting Older Adults with Community-Based Housing Options

Learn about how MSV's Senior Services program is working to inform older community members of their housing options.

September 11, 2019
Heroic Grandmother Steps Into Motherhood Once More

Terry is a single mother a four who raised her children on Chicago’s west side where she has lived her whole life.

September 9, 2019
Head Start Programs to Begin at MSV in December

Starting December 1, 2019, Marillac St. Vincent will be begin offering the Head Start and Early Head Start programs at our west side location, Marillac Social Center.

August 27, 2019
MSV Recognizes Staff who Embody Core Values

During MSV's Summer Professional Development Day, we recognized staff members who embody Marillac St. Vincent core values.

August 10, 2019
Inside Look: Edie Morris Brings Art to MSV

“Our groups emphasize cultivating a passion for creative expression. We also use artmaking to develop problem solving skills, enhance cognitive, social, and emotional development, and increase sense of accomplishment and empowerment.”

August 8, 2019
Maureen Hallagan Named to Child Care Advisory Council

Maureen Hallagan was recently appointed to the Illinois Department of Human Services’ (IDHS) Child Care Advisory Council!

July 29, 2019
Nearly New Thrift Shop Re-Opens with New Store Manager

MSV is excited to welcome Ariel Mejía as the Nearly New Thrift Shop Store Manager.

July 1, 2019
Meet our 2019 Summer Youth Mentors

This summer, MSV is employing 18 youth mentors who serve as leaders and role models foe the children in Hope Jr.

June 25, 2019
June Events at MSV

From film screenings to basketball games, it's been a busy month at Marillac St. Vincent!

June 25, 2019
New Birthing Assistance Program

Marillac St. Vincent Family Services is proud to be part of a new pilot program bringing doula birthing assistance to pregnant women in the Cook County Jail System.

June 24, 2019
Summer Youth Employment at MSV

While summer programs decrease, MSV has committed to increasing its impact on young people. This summer, MSV will employ over 120 teens, ages 14-19, through 5 different programs.

June 17, 2019
Summer Activities

Summer: a time when the Chicago beaches are full, bikes run the city, and children are out of school. It’s the best time of year in Illinois, but finding something new, interesting, affordable, and fun for the whole family can be tough, especially in the popular summer months.

May 23,2019
YNPN Chicago Supervisor of the Year

The MSV Associate Board was also nominated in the Associate Board of the Year category.

May 20, 2019
2019 Jiganti Fund

The selection committee is pleased to announce the spring 2019 award recipients!

May 8, 2019
Mommy & Me Fashion Show Recap

MSV’s Family Support staff came up with the idea for a fashion show that the children of MSV and their parents could participate in together.

May 7, 2019
6 Ways to Lower Your Energy Bill

MSV has compiled a few simple tips to help you use less energy and save money each month.

April 23, 2019
Inspiring Book Recommendations

MSV staff were asked to recommend a book that inspired them to carry out the mission of MSV or informed their work in some way. Here is their list of recommendations!

April 23, 2019
Children's Book Recommendations

We asked our expert teachers and staff members for their favorite children's books. Here is their list of recommendations!

April 11, 2019
Calhoun Community Forum

MSV hosted an open forum on the proposed development of the vacant Calhoun School lot.

April 3, 2019
MSV Yoga Program

Ann Brownfield Meara is a certified Yoga Therapist and Meditation teacher with 13 years of experience who also volunteers her yogic skills every week with the children of Marillac St. Vincent.

March 13, 2019
Teach Here!

Why should you work for us? Marillac St. Vincent Family Services offers a long list of benefits in a supportive, mission-driven environment.

March 5, 2019
A Chat with St. Vincent Volunteers

Bob and Melaine Stephens have been volunteering at St. Vincent de Paul Center for over 8 years.

February 28, 2019
Digital Learning Day

Walk into the computer lab at MSV's Foglia Center any day of the week and you'll likely find Holly Yacoumakis leading a class.

February 26, 2019
MSV Associate Board Hosted Career Fair

The first annual MSV Career Fair exposed youth to a new world of careers and opportunities.

February 14, 2019
A Valentine's Day Poem from Hope Jr.

Valentine's Day is all about love! We asked students in the Hope Jr. Program to fill out the prompt, "Love is..."

February 5, 2019
Inside Look: The Role of a Parent Educator

Mary Cossom is a Parent Educator for MSV's Project Hope.

January 28, 2019
MSV Career Fair

The Marillac St. Vincent Associate Board will host the first annual MSV Career Fair in February. Spearheaded by the Associate Board Outreach Coordinator Brittney Cato, the event connects MSV Youth to professionals working in various fields through panels and group discussions.

January 25, 2019
Inside Look: Meet a Data Quality Analyst

Kevin McGhee is a Data Quality Analyst at Marillac St. Vincent.

January 12, 2019
Governor Pritzker visits MSV

Before he was sworn in as the 43rd governor of Illinois, J.B. Pritzker visited Marillac St. Vincent Family Services to learn more about our programs and the people we serve on Saturday, January 12th, 2019.

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  • Foglia Family & Youth Center
    2859 W. Jackson Blvd. Chicago, IL 60612
  • Marillac Social Center
    212 S. Francisco Ave. Chicago, IL 60612
  • St. Vincent de Paul Center
    2145 N. Halsted St. Chicago, IL 60614