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Press Releases

St. Vincent de Paul Village receives $15,000 grant from Doris Florentine Fund of The San Diego Foundation
July, 2012 - (pdf:40KB)
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Thanks San Diego! Father Joe's Villages to reach 20 MILLION MEAL Mark this Thanksgiving
Oct. 10, 2011 - (pdf:123KB)
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Sister Patricia Cruise Appointed President and CEO of Father Joe's Villages
Aug. 24, 2011 - (pdf:193KB)
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Father Joe's Villages at the Western Food Service and Hospitality Expo
Aug. 22, 2011 - (pdf:233KB)
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Southwest Airlines Shows Their LUV to Toussaint Academy's Homeless Teens
Aug. 9, 2011 - (pdf:365KB)
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San Diego Charities Come Together "Fishing For Charities"
Aug. 5, 2011 - (pdf:2.5MB)
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New Affordable Housing Development Opens List for Interested Tenants
July 26, 2011 - (pdf:168KB)
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Father Joe's Villages Goes Green to Benefit Permanent Housing Residents
July 21, 2011 - (pdf:184KB)
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Homeless Children Among First to View New HARRY POTTER Movie
July 13, 2011 - (pdf:168KB)
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"Trading Up" for Homeless Teens: Local Business Leaders Launch Unique Fundraising Effort
April 20, 2011 - (pdf:176KB)
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Father Joe's Villages "3 Buildings in 1" Celebrates Construction Milestone
April 15, 2011 - (pdf:168KB)
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Father Joe Announces Retirement
March 30, 2011 - (FrJoeRetire.pdf:180KB)
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In The News

News from another perspective.

Union Tribune

Nun undaunted at replacing Father Joe, a legend

 

Awards

As one of the nation's leaders in homeless services, Father Joe Villages and it's leadership has been honored with several prestigious awards at both the local and the national level. Since our inception, we have been recognized throughout the industry as innovators in our field. Some of our awards and achievements include:

4/2011

County Supervisors declare April 12, 2011 Father Joe Carroll Day

San Diego County Supervisors Greg Cox and Ron Roberts

9/2010

Vic Kops Humanitarian Award

Downtown San Diego Partnership

6/2010

San Diego County’s Supportive Housing Program of the Year

Mental Health Recognition Committee

6/2010

San Diego County’s Mental Health Outpatient Services Program of the Year

Mental Health Recognition Committee

2010

Inclusionary Housing Project of the Year for 16th & Market Apartments

San Diego Housing Federation

10/2009

Presented the National Builders’ Choice Award for the 16th & Market Apartments

Builder’s Magazine at Washington DC

6/2009

Lifetime Achievement Award

San Diego Housing Federation

2009

Inspiration Award for 16th & Market Apartments

Contract Magazine

11/2006

San Diego’s 120 Top Influentials

 San Diego Daily Transcript

6/2006

San Diego Psychiatric Society Advocacy Award for years of Leadership as an advocate for the mentally ill

San Diego Psychiatric Society

2004

Special Needs Housing Project of the Year for Villa Harvey Mandel

San Diego Housing Federation

4/2003

Letter commending compassion, generosity, citizenship & 20 years of service to the homeless

The White House President George W. Bush

4/2003

In Appreciation

St. Vincent de Paul Village Security

4/2003

Commendation

Gov. Gray Davis

4/2003

Certificate of Special Congressional Recognition for Outstanding & Invaluable Service at St. Vincent De Paul Village

Congresswoman Mary Bono

4/2003

Proclamation Honoring Father Joe Carroll

County of San Diego by
Supervisor Ron Roberts

4/2003

Resolution “In Honor of Celebrating 20 Years of Service”

Randy “Duke” Cunningham,
Member of Congress

3/2002

Toastmaster International Communication & Leadership Award

By District 5 Toastmasters

3/2002

Community Award for Outstanding Services to Children & Families

SDSU Dept of Child & Family Development

11/2001

Excellence in Leadership Award

Calif. Assn of Nonprofits

10/1996

Award of Merit for Advocacy Planning

Calif. Chapter/American Planning Association

8/1996

Paul Dividoff Advocacy Planning Award

American Planning Assn – Calif. Chapter

6/1996

Leadership Award for Community

Western American University

4/1996

Distinguished Leadership Award

American Planning Association – SD

12/1995

National Caring Award

The Caring Institute Washington, D.C.

6/1993

Letter of Commendation

Gov. Pete Wilson

2/1992

Appreciation Award

Naval Amphibious Base – Coronado

1992

County Employees Award

SD County Employee’s Charitable Organization

1992

For the Love of A Child Award

Childhelp, USA – SD Chapter

5/1991

Commendation – Teen Center Program

San Diego Kiwanis

4/1991

Golden Ad Altare Dei Award

National Catholic Committee on Scouting

12/1990

Special Recognition Award

Chula Vista Chamber of Commerce

10/1990

Letter of Commendation

President George Bush

1/1990

Christian Unity Award

Diocesan Commission of Ecumenical and Inter-religious Affairs

1990

Board of Directors Commendation

World SHARE

5/1989

Annual Regents Award – Commendation for Humanitarian Services of National Significance

Board of Regents Catholic University of America

1989

Commendation – Outstanding and Dedicated Service to Vet Center 1979-1989

Vet Center

1988

Architectural Record Commendation for Public Interest

Architectural Record Magazine Board

5/1988

The Keter Shem Tov – Crown of
The Good Name Award

Congregation Beth AM
Synagogue

1/1988

United Nations Int’l World Habitat Award

Archbishop of Canterbury, Bldg. and Social Housing Found/ England

1988

Univ. of Notre Dame Award of the Year

Univ. of Notre Dame Alumni –
San Diego

1988

Recognition Award

American Red Cross

10/1987

Commendation of Energy Efficient Housing

Ca. Energy Commission

1987

Humanity Award

National Conference of Christians and Jews

12/1986

Distinguished Citizen Award

San Diego Crime Commission

2/1986

Community Service Award

San Diego Housing Commission

10/1985

Energy Management Recognition Award

Southern California Energy Council

1985

Circle of Charity Award

Catholic Community Services

1984

Circle of Charity Award

Catholic Community Services

1983

Circle of Charity Award

Catholic Community Services

 

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