Preview Days April 11, 14 and 15
San Diego CA— St. Vincent de Paul Village hold its 9th Specialty Auction include an impressive grandfather clock, silver vase from Tiffany & Co., an assortment of wool and silk rugs, Legos and much more.
The online auction is open for bids between now and April 16, with the first bid closing at 12:07 p.m on that day. Preview days are April 11 from 9 a.m.-2 p.m. and April 14 & 15 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.