San Diego CA— The St. Vincent de Paul Village Specialty Auction Closes February 19, Preview Days February 17 and 18. Items at the Specialty Auction include an impressive private collection of Hollywood memorabilia, including from Rudolph Valentino and other Hollywood greats, a Lladro collection, bronze sculptures, vintage Barbies, wool and silk rugs and much more.
The St. Vincent de Paul Village is for antique enthusiasts, art collectors, vintage jewelry collectors and toy lovers.
The online auction is open for bids between now and February 19, with the first bid closing at 12:07 p.m on that day. Preview days are February 14 from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. and February 17 & 18 from 9 a.m.- 4 p.m.
The Specialty Auction provides another way for donors to simultaneously purchase something for themselves and support St. Vincent de Paul Village’s efforts to end homelessness. Other ways to do that include a furniture warehouse and three thrift stores. Proceeds from all these ventures support the myriad St. Vincent de Paul Village’s programs to aid homeless and working poor individuals.
San Diego is home to more than 8,500 homeless men, women and families, making it the fifth largest population of homeless in the U.S. and the third largest for homeless veterans. In 2014, Father Joe’s Villages and St. Vincent de Paul Village provided services to nearly 15,000 people, served approximately 3,000 meals daily to the homeless and working poor and helped seven out of 10 people served by multidisciplinary Village teams to exit to permanent housing.