February 24, 2021
Where to Celebrate Women's History Month

Women's History Month is here and to celebrate, we have compiled a list of virtual and in-person events around Chicago to help you get involved.

January 18, 2021
Staff Spotlight: Venita Withers

Venita Withers is one of Marillac St. Vincent's amazing teachers working with toddlers ages birth to three. Every day, without fail, she comes into her classroom and greets her kids with a smile, and this month we are highlighting Venita for her wonderful work!

February 16, 2021
Centers Closed on February 16

All centers at MSV will be closed on Monday, February 1, 2021 due to unsafe travel conditions.

February 12, 2021
Celebrating Black History in the Studio

The kids at Marillac St. Vincent's Hope Junior program have been busy this Black History Month recording music and poetry in our studio with our friends from BandWith Chicago!

January 27, 2021
Untold MSV History - The Friendly Town Project

“Friendly Town” project began in 1960's and bused youth from Marillac Social Center to host families in rural upper-Midwest towns.

February 1, 2021
Centers closed on February 1st

All centers at MSV will be closed on Monday, February 1, 2021 due to unsafe travel conditions.

January 26, 2020
Black History Month Celebrations in Chicago

February is Black History Month and in preparation, we have collected a list of virtual and in person events that focus on celebrating Black lives and history.

January 22, 2021
Remote Learning and Digital Literacy at Marillac Social Center

Marillac Social Center Teacher, Maryela, reflects on the digital learning experiences she and the children she teaches have faced this year. #DigitalLearningDay takes place in February every year; MSV supports digital learning and access to technology for all.

January 18, 2021
Staff Spotlight | Tyran Lovett

Chicago native, Tyran Lovett has dedicated his life to serving his community. As one of the newest members on the Community Outreach Team, he provides support to Chicago families and is passionate about early childhood education. His story and drive make him a wonderful asset to the Community Outreach Team!

November 24, 2020
The Meaning Behind the MSV Holiday Traditions

Snowmen hunts. Christmas caroling. Cooking. Fall leaves. The list of MSV’s staff favorite holiday traditions is as diverse as the staff itself, and with half a dozen holidays celebrated this time of year, there is no shortage of ways that we celebrate.

November 23, 2020
MSV Guide to Holiday to Spirit

MSV staff has curated the ultimate list of ways to get ready for the holidays. We hope it helps you and your loved ones lean into the spirit of the season as we enter this time of year.

November 13, 2020
The Importance of Fostering Kindness

Happy World Kindness Day! Our world is made better by kindness, compassion, and empathy, which is why we work to instill these values in the children we serve. Here is a quick list of ways you can work to foster kindness in the children in your life any day of the year.

October 28, 2020
13th Annual Beacon of Hope

On Friday, October 23, Marillac St. Vincent Family Services successfully hosted its first major virtual event, Beacon of Hope. This year’s event focused on food insecurity in our community and raised over $120,000 for our communities.

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