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Last month
March 2024
Families are going into debt to cover funerals costs, then struggling to pay for essentials
This year
Surge in calls to SVP over last three years as people struggle with energy bills
Last year
Over 250 parents contacted SVP every day last week about back-to-school costs
Parents cutting back or delaying other spending in order to pay voluntary charges to schools
Cost-of-living pressures led 230,000 people to seek help from St Vincent de Paul last year
Silicon Valley Bank collapse stuns tech and banking worlds
SVP report shows number of people unable to heat their homes more than doubled last year
All time
St Vincent de Paul received 30 calls an hour from parents unable to meet back to school costs
Almost one in ten people struggled with food poverty in 2021, according to government
St Vincent de Paul forecasts record number of calls for support this December
Hundreds of struggling parents call SVP everyday as back-to-school costs bite
Opinion: Bogus clothes collecting denying legitimate charities access to much needed funds
Dermot McGilloway
Poll: Should moneylenders include 'tobacco-style' warnings in ads for high-cost loans?
Poverty has doubled among working parents over five-year period, SVP report finds
'The stress makes me sick': New report highlights stark financial burden faced by Irish families
'We come across kids who are exhausted... situations where toilet training has been almost impossible'
Extra €60,000 given to St Vincent de Paul to deal with post-Christmas poverty
Chiropractor in Donegal accepting toys instead of payment
Charities warn that donations left outside shops 'could be stolen or deliberately destroyed'
Brendan O'Carroll makes sure 2,800 families will have Christmas dinner
New campaign asks people to give up the price of a pint for homeless families
'We distributed €35 million last year. Demand is not slowing': SVP faces unrelenting demand
'Just vile': St Vincent de Paul on €1,500 Dublin charity shop robbery
These 'flat to rent' ads show a sobering side to the hunt for housing
Here are 15 PRACTICAL ways to help homeless people this Christmas and New Year
"I was desperate, broke, homeless and unable to break the downward spiral of poverty"
Labour minister wins €18k car in raffle ... and immediately gives it back
The shipping container house that was built in three days over the weekend
Many one parent families struggle to cover the basics of food, housing and energy costs
Galway senator responds to criticism after branding SVP donations to gay rights groups "unwise"
Customers in 'a no-win situation' with electricity levy
Sales aren't a problem for charity shops... it's a lack of donations
St Vincent de Paul appeals for money and toys as donations fall
Calls to St Vincent de Paul more than double in three years
People approaching St Vincent de Paul 'because they cannot afford the basics'
Poor people 70% more likely to get lung, stomach, and cervical cancers
SVP concerned over moneylender issuing vouchers instead of cash
Bodies of murdered mother and daughter flown home for funeral