News & Media

Read news articles and watch videos all about the new and exciting things happening at Marillac St. Vincent' Family Services in our news and publications section.

Centers Reopen After Months of Shutdown

News // June 29, 2020

Centers Reopen After Months of Shutdown

Since the rise of COVID-19, MSV has gone to great lengths to maintain the safety of all staff and clients. Following 15 weeks of being mostly shutdown, our centers have reopened with limited capacity for most of our programs and services.

Racial Justice and a Way Forward at MSV

News // June 29, 2020

Racial Justice and a Way Forward at MSV

The Marillac St. Vincent community, like much of the country, is still reeling after the murder of George Floyd. Staff, clients, and supporters are coming together to now to ask, how do we as an organization move forward?

Food Pantry Volunteer Orientation
Food Pantry Volunteer Orientation

VIDEO // Food Pantry Volunteer Orientation

Food Pantry Volunteer Orientation

The need for food pantry volunteers is greater than ever! This video gives our volunteers a sense for what to expect when they come.

What Get's Me Up in the Morning?
What Get's Me Up in the Morning?

VIDEO // What Get's Me Up in the Morning?

What Get's Me Up in the Morning?

Sister Kara Davis sharing what gets her up in the morning as she works in the stock room at the Marillac Food Pantry

News

June 29, 2020

COVID-19 Relief Fund Exceeds Goal

The COVID-19 global pandemic has brought countless challenges, but with the help of supporters and volunteers Marillac St. Vincent Family Services has been able to face them, head-on.

June 26, 2020

Staff Spotlight: Martina Carter

Get to know MSV's newest Pre-K Supervisor, Martina Carter!

May 30, 2020

MSV's Commitment to Dignity in the Food Distribution Process

With help from our generous friends and supporters, a strong showing from new volunteers, and forward-thinking staff, MSV has not only been able to keep both of our food pantries open, we have also been able to uphold the dignity of our clients through the food distribution process.

May 26, 2020

Moving Forward Together

As our Reopening Task Force dives deep into the hard work of developing a safe, effective, flexible, and trauma-informed strategy for resuming services we are reminded how we are blessed with the wisdom of our founders, the support of our donors and the creative compassion of our entire MSV family.

May 10, 2020

Volunteer Spotlight: Meet Eddie

We had the opportunity to sit down with Eddie, one of our amazing food pantry volunteers, to find out a little bit more about him and his experiences volunteering with MSV.

Video Library

Volunteer Appreciation From MSV Staff

Volunteer Appreciation From MSV Staff

The staff at Marillac St. Vincent sent video messages of gratitude from their homes to our volunteers which we compiled into this short video.

MSV Career Day

MSV Career Day

Get a glimpse of the 2nd Annual Career Day at MSV, hosted by the Marillac St. Vincent Associate Board.

The 2018 Beacon of Hope Luncheon

The 2018 Beacon of Hope Luncheon

If you missed this year's Beacon of Hope Luncheon, fear not! Enjoy this highlight reel and catch the best moments from the day.

Take My Hand

Take My Hand

To the outside world, Chicago is defined by headlines about violence and poverty. But contrary to the dark and gloomy news, there is a beacon of light providing hope to those living in marginalized communities.

Marching For Peace in Englewood

Marching For Peace in Englewood

In observance of Good Friday and as a kickoff to the Archdiocese of Chicago's new anti-violence initiative, hundreds of people from across the city came together in a march for peace in the Englewood neighborhood on Friday, April 15, 2017

Breakfast with the Bunny

Breakfast with the Bunny

MSV hosts an annual breakfast and egg hunt for families on the west side. With arts and crafts, activities, and a big easter basket for each family, we've created a very special fun-filled day for kids.

A Tribute to Ersilee Wesley

A Tribute to Ersilee Wesley

The Marillac St. Vincent family reflects on loss of Ms. Ersilee Wesley, who passed away in the Summer of 2016, after a courageous fight against cancer. Ersilee was an incredible educator who impacted hundreds of children and their families over the past 30 years, as a teacher at Marillac House.

A Look Back at Our Family & Youth Center Ribbon Cutting

A Look Back at Our Family & Youth Center Ribbon Cutting

We invite you to look back at highlights from our 2014 groundbreaking ceremony for the new Vince and Pat Foglia Family and Youth Center at Marillac!

Alderman Burnett at MSV

Alderman Burnett at MSV

Alderman Walter Burnett has been interviewing constituents, friends, and community partners for years on his Network 27 program. We were fortunate to be featured on his May 10 episode!

 
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