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.

MSV's COVID Relief Fund in Action

News // April 30, 2020

MSV's COVID Relief Fund in Action

When the Stay at Home orders were announced in Illinois, we knew that this would present many challenges for the hundreds of children and families we serve each day.

Highlighting a Hero: Paul Matsushima

News // April 16, 2020

Highlighting a Hero: Paul Matsushima

“To Paul, our food pantry isn't merely about providing sustenance; it's about preserving the dignity and safety of our community members."

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

April 30, 2020

Giving Tuesday Now

Summer at Marillac St. Vincent is always a time to look forward to. Our centers come alive in a flurry of activity as we take advantage of the warmer weather. This year things look different.

April 29, 2020

Keeping Homebound Seniors Active

Seniors are a vital part of our community and making sure that older folks feel empowered and that they are a part of something bigger, especially while home-bound, is essential.

April 22, 2020

Inspiring Reads for Book Lovers

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!

March 24, 2020

Senior Food Delivery

Seniors in Marillac St. Vincent’s network rely on the home delivery initiative for food through the agency’s Senior Services program as part of the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic response plan.

April 6, 2020

CARES Act Impact on Personal Finances

The COVID-19 inspired CARES act includes several provisions that impact the tax deductibility of donating to non-profits.

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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