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 SOCIETY of ST. VINCENT de PAUL
BROWN COUNTY

  P.O. Box 577
2901 Long Lake Road
Nashville, Indiana 47448
812-988-8821
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THE SOC
IETY OF ST. VINCENT de PAUL

OF BROWN COUNTY

                                         P.O. Box 577, 2901 Long Lake Road, Nashville, Indiana 47448    812-988-8821

Highlights of the 2016-2017 Fiscal Year (October 1, 2016-September 30, 2017)

  • The food pantry and warehouse were open to serve families 93 days.
  • 8245.50 volunteer hours were dedicated to procuring food, serving families, maintaining records and reports, collecting and managing donated items such as clothing, furniture, household goods and personal care items which could translate into more than $125,000 of labor.
  • We served 515 different Brown County families during the course of the year, representing 1765 individuals of which 640 were children.   In total, this represented 2375 food pantry visits with 108, 282 pounds of food being distributed with approximately $32,000 being expended on procuring food (does not count value of donated food).
  • Seven different community churches participated each month in the church food program and contributed 4123 food items.  Participating churches include:  Beck’s Grove Christian Church, Christiansburg United Methodist Church, Church of the Lakes, Nashville Christian Church, Nashville United Methodist Church, St. Agnes Catholic Church, and St. David’s Episcopal Church.
  • $4301.28 expended for Helping Hands payments for emergency and utility assistance.
  • 308 children redeemed vouchers for $60 at Walmart in Columbus allowing them to purchase 368 pairs of shoes, more than a thousand pairs of socks, plus paper, notebooks, pencils, pens, art supplies, flash drives and calculators.  98 students purchased backpacks and 26 students purchased athletic wear and sports equipment for a total program expenditure of $17,959.18.
  • At the 2016 Christmas Celebration we served 608 children from 208 families:

Ages Served

 

Ages Served

 

2+/-

46 boys & 47 girls

11

16 boys & 16 girls

3

19 boys & 21 girls

12

10 boys & 18 girls

4

18 boys & 19 girls

13

24 boys & & 23 girls

5

14 boys & 21 girls

14

7 boys & 8 girls

6

23 boys & 25 girls

15

7 boys & 11 girls

7

14 boys & 15 girls

16

11 boys & 8 girls

8

20 boys & 34 girls

17

11 boys & 11 girls

9

29 boys & 21 girls

18

2 boys & 2 girls

10

13 boys & 24 girls

TOTAL

284 boys & 324 girls

               

  • In 2017, the Society celebrated 29 years of continuous service to Brown County.
  • Donations, fund raisers and grants resulted in $76,475.80 in revenue to meet $76,802.67 in expenses.
  • For more information our website is:      http://www.stvincentdepaulbrowncounty.com/

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