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St. Vincents Community Shop to host Coffee Morning and Events

April 22nd, 2013 · No Comments · Events

April the 24th sees St. Vincents Community Shop located on Silk Mill Drive hosting a Coffee Morning whic also include a number of events. This is part of a wider celebration by the organisation who are celebrating the Bicentenary of their founder Frederic Ozanam 1813 – 2013. All shops are hosting a coffee morning & events based on a “200” theme. St Vincents Tinshill are hoping to collect 200 x 50 pence pieces, which will be displayed in a trail ( 16 ft long) at our coffee morning taking place between 10am – 12 noon

St. Vincents Community Shop to host Coffee Morning PosterThe aim of the St Vincent de Paul Society is the same today as it was at its conception in the 19th Century: to tackle poverty in all its forms through the provision of practical assistance to those in need.

The concept of need is broader than financial hardship, so visiting the sick, the lonely, the addicted, the imprisoned and those suffering from disabilities form a large proportion of the Society’s work.

When financial problems are involved, the main objective is to foster sound budgeting and debt management. It may be possible to supply some items of furniture or clothing, but the responsibility to ensure we do not leave people dependent on help is recognised. Training is available to members, ensuring that they are equipped to carry out their work in a competent manner.

The coffee morning takes place on Wed 24th April 10am – 12 noon. at 8 Silkmill Drive, Tinshill, LS16 6DX.

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