St. Vincent De Paul Presents Award to St. Norbert College

From St. Norbert College, December 4, 2012
by Stefanie Trinkl, stefanie.trinkl@snc.edu, 920-403-3089

St. Norbert College's partnership with the St. Vincent de Paul Society was recognized on Nov. 20 with an award presented by Quan Hooker of the St. Vincent de Paul store to Rev. Jay Fostner, (Vice president of mission and student affairs) who accepted the award on the college's behalf. The award recognizes St. Norbert College as an outstanding community partner for helping people in need.

St. Norbert College received the award for its support of the mission of the Society of St. Vincent de Paul. That support includes members of the college community serving at the St. Vincent de Paul store and Paul's Pantry, student internships with House of Hope women's shelter, and the placement of a St. Vincent de Paul collection box on the St. Norbert College campus.

The Society of St. Vincent de Paul offers tangible assistance to those in need on a person-to-person basis. This aid may take the form of intervention, consultation, or direct dollar or in-kind service. An essential precept of the Society's work is to provide help while conscientiously maintaining the confidentiality and dignity of those who are served.

For more information on the St. Vincent de Paul Society, visit http://svdpgb.org/. For more information on the House of Hope, visit http://www.houseofhopegb.org/index.html.