Crook County nonprofit rebounds

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Wednesday, November 07, 2012

The St. Vincent de Paul Society of Crook County faced eviction and upheaval in August, but is beginning to rebound.

St. Joseph’s Catholic Church had just evicted them from their two East First Street buildings, which housed their main office and food bank. Further complicating matters, because of St. Vincent de Paul organizational guidelines, the leadership at that time was set to change at the end of September. The sudden upheaval presented such a challenge that it forced them to turn to outside help to remedy the situation.

Things look much better now. After renovating their Northeast Court Street thrift store, the local organization reopened its food bank and main office at that location this past Thursday.

Read more at The Central Oregonian.

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