Press Releases

Society of St. Vincent de Paul’s Woodland Food Center Receives Greater Cleveland Food Bank Bag of Hope Award

NEWS RELEASE August 22, 2016 Media Contact: Natalie Schrimpf 216.696.6525 x. 2520 or nschrimpf@svdpcle.org CLEVELAND – The Society of St. Vincent de Paul (SVDP), Diocese of Cleveland, was honored recently by the Greater Cleveland Food Bank for its commitment to hunger relief in Cleveland’s impoverished Central neighborhood. The Greater Cleveland Food Bank presented SVDP’s Woodland […]

SVDP Launches Pilot Early Reading Program at its Woodland Pantry

NEWS RELEASE February 17, 2016 Media Contact:  Natalie Schrimpf 216.696.6525 x. 2520 or nschrimpf@svdpcle.org (Cleveland, OH) — In an effort to combat generational poverty in Cleveland’s Central neighborhood, one of the city’s most impoverished communities, the Society of St. Vincent de Paul is piloting a new early reading program to introduce the power of books and the […]

St. Vincent de Paul Society Woodland Food Pantry and Fortney & Weygandt to Distribute 1,000 Christmas Turkeys to the Poor, Wednesday, December 16

NEWS RELEASE November 30, 2015 Media Contact: Natalie Schrimpf 216.696.6525 x. 2520 or nschrimpf@svdpcle.org   (Cleveland, OH)  The Society of St. Vincent de Paul, Diocese of Cleveland will distribute 1,000 frozen turkeys and five-pound bags of potatoes on Wednesday, December 16 at 8:00 a.m. while supplies last to needy residents in Cleveland’s Central neighborhood, thanks […]

St. Vincent de Paul Society Client to Throw First Pitch at June 24 Cleveland vs. Detroit Baseball Game

NEWS RELEASE June 9, 2015 Media Contact:  Natalie Schrimpf 216.696.6525 x. 2520 or nschrimpf@svdpcle.org   St. Vincent de Paul Society Client to Throw First Pitch at June 24 Cleveland Indians vs. Detroit Tigers Game (Cleveland, OH)  Each year, the Society of St. Vincent de Paul Cleveland helps thousands of Northeast Ohio residents in need with […]

St. Vincent de Paul Society Celebrates 150 Years of Helping the Poor in Northeast Ohio

NEWS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 1, 2015 Media Contact:  Natalie Schrimpf  216.269.6525, x. 2520 or nschrimpf@svdpcle.org   (Cleveland, OH) — For 150 years, the Society of St. Vincent de Paul, Diocese of Cleveland, has been helping and healing community members in need.  Since its modest beginnings in 1865, SVDP Cleveland’s volunteer network has expanded […]

SVDP Woodland Food Pantry and Fortney & Weygandt to Distribute One-Thousand Christmas Turkeys to the Poor

NEWS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE December 8, 2014 Media Contact:  Natalie Schrimpf  216.269.6525, x. 2520 or nschrimpf@svdpcle.org   (Cleveland, OH) —  The Society of St. Vincent de Paul, Diocese of Cleveland will distribute 1,000 frozen turkeys and five-pound bags of potatoes on Thursday, December 18 from 9 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. to needy residents in Cleveland’s […]

St. Vincent de Paul Society Partners with GolfTEC Northeast Ohio to Collect Coats for the Poor this Holiday Season

NEWS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 26, 2014 Media Contact:  Natalie Schrimpf  216.269.6525, x. 2520 or nschrimpf@svdpcle.org   (Cleveland, OH) — The Society of St. Vincent de Paul, Diocese of Cleveland is partnering with GolfTEC Northeast Ohio to collect winter coats for needy individuals and families in Northeast Ohio. From now until December 19, GolfTEC […]

Society of St. Vincent de Paul to Host Third Annual Friends of the Poor Walk

NEWS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 9, 2014 Media Contact:  Natalie Schrimpf  216.269.6525, x. 2520 or nschrimpf@svdpcle.org   (Cleveland, OH) — Join the Society of St. Vincent de Paul Diocese of Cleveland (SVDP) and other caring members of Northeast Ohio as they convene to raise money and help our region’s poor one step at a […]

Fundraiser/Gala Celebrated Volunteers and Raised $10,000 for SVDP Cleveland Woodland Food Pantry

NEWS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 31, 2014 Media Contact:  Natalie Schrimpf  216.269.6525, x. 2520 or nschrimpf@svdpcle.org   (Cleveland, OH) — The Society of St. Vincent de Paul, Diocese of Cleveland raised more than $10,000 for its Woodland food pantry at its recent “Gather, Give & Grow” benefit.  Held at St. Ignatius High School, some […]

SVDP Cleveland Assumes Operation of Brother Hubbard’s Cupboard – the Second-Largest Food Pantry in Northeast Ohio

NEWS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 5, 2013 Media Contact:  Natalie Schrimpf  216.269.6525, x. 2520 or nschrimpf@svdpcle.org   (Cleveland, OH) — Effective August 9, 2013, The Society of St. Vincent de Paul Cleveland has acquired and assumed operation of Brother Hubbard’s Cupboard, one of the largest food pantries in Cuyahoga County and the second-largest in […]