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A HISTORY OF SAINT VINCENT de PAUL SOCIETY Roseville Area Conference, Inc. By Dr Thomas Stanko, MD

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Vol 4      Father John E Boll, Archivist      No 10 

 

A HISTORY OF SAINT VINCENT de PAUL SOCIETY Roseville Area Conference, Inc. 

By Dr Thomas Stanko, MD 

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Father Michael Cormack and Doctor Tom Stanko, MD

The Saint Vincent de Paul Society, Roseville Area Conference, was founded in August of 1983 as a project of Saint Rose Catholic Church in Roseville. The idea for forming a Saint Vincent de Paul Conference sprang from a dinner conversation between Father Michael Cormack, then Pastor of Saint Rose of Lima, and Dr. Tom Stanko. Dr. Stanko was inspired by the charitable work of Father Dan Madigan, founder of the Sacramento Food Bank & Family Services, and asked Father Cormack if he felt it would be possible to start a similar charitable program at Saint Rose Parish? Father Cormack was very supportive of the idea and invited Deacon Bill Boudier to join them in this endeavor. The three agreed that the Saint Vincent de Paul Society model would be the right vehicle for their effort. Bill became the first President of our Saint Rose Conference. Using his leadership skills and dedication, the conference grew and thrived….Click Here to read more

 

A Hugely Generous Donation from Kaiser Permanente

A Hugely Generous Donation from Kaiser Permanente

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Kaiser Permanente recently awarded the Saint Vincent de Paul Society, Roseville, a $27,250 grant that will continue to help people in our community have access to urgent medical care.

Saint Vincent collaborates with the Gathering Inn and together they provide a free weekly, half-day urgent care medical clinic for adults at each campus. The clinics provide a free medical evaluation, and if prescription medications are recommended by the medical provider, they are also available free of charge.

We sincerely thank Kaiser Permanente for their ongoing support!

For more information about Kaiser Permanente’s work in the community, visit www.kp.org/communitybenefit/ncal.

$10,000 Grant From the Citzen’s Benefit Fund

IMG_0177Dr. Tom Stanko, St. Vincent de Paul’s Board Member and Past President, received a grant for $10,000 from the Citizens’ Benefit Fund on July 12th. Presenting the check was Roseville Grants Advisory Commissioner, Dawn Heywood. Proceeds from the grant will be used to help fund St. Vincent’s Food Locker Program. St. Vincent de Paul of Roseville greatly appreciates the generosity of the Citizens Benefit Fund and the Grant Advisory Commissioners.