Immigration policies cause anxiety, trauma for our Latino neighbors

I bet you didn’t know that on any given day of the week you will find Latino families in South King County, gathering in one of our thrift stores to be educated, counseled and protected from a very cold world. Centro Rendu was born out of love for our immigrant Latino communities that suffer from daily exploitation, indifference and hostility. It is named after one of our founders, Sister Rosalie Rendu (a firebrand), a radical Daughter of Charity who gave her life in service to the powerless and taught the poor how to fight for their dignity.

New mural debuts in Kent

The Society of St. Vincent de Paul of Seattle/King County unveiled a new mural by local artist Blanca Santander at its Kent Thrift Store Dec. 3.

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‘House in a Box’ aids recovery

MARYSVILLE - With the help of the St. Vincent de Paul Society, Ron and Cheryl Burrow are starting over again.

Months after the March 22 Oso landslide swept away their hilltop home, the Burrows bought a house east of Marysville that sits on stable land. But the couple had nothing to put into their new home until the Oso Long Range Recovery Group connected them with the Society of St. Vincent de Paul’s “House in a Box” furnishings program.

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