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Celebrating 150 years of SVdP

Jordan Magaziner Steinfeld
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  • Bruce Marek, Stan Marek, Archbishop Joseph Fiorenza, and Jenni Granero

    Bruce Marek, Stan Marek, Archbishop Joseph Fiorenza, and Jenni Granero, director of development at SVDP (Photo: Genesis Photography)

  • Daniel Cardinal DiNardo, Bruce Marek, executive director Ann Schorno, and Stan Marek

    Daniel Cardinal DiNardo, Bruce Marek, executive director Ann Schorno, and Stan Marek (Photo: Genesis Photography)

  • Larry and Susan Massey

    Larry and Susan Massey (Photo: Genesis Photography)

  • Bruce Marek, Stan Marek, Archbishop Joseph Fiorenza, and Jenni Granero
  • Daniel Cardinal DiNardo, Bruce Marek, executive director Ann Schorno, and Stan Marek
  • Larry and Susan Massey

The Society of St. Vincent de Paul of the Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston celebrated 150 years at the River Oaks Country Club. The sesquicentennial event honored the late Marek brothers – John, Bill, and Ralph, who were longtime supporters. The anniversary gala was co-chaired by Bruce and Stan Marek. The event raised $450,000, with a surprise announcement of $5 million in endowment support. An endowment was set up in honor of Archbishop Joseph Fiorenza and will benefit the Society of St. Vincent de Paul. Stan and Bruce Marek volunteered to co-chair and lead the fundraising of the endowment campaign. The Society’s local network includes 58 local chapters, 21 food pantries, two resale shops, and 1,850 Vincentian volunteers as well as 1,400 community volunteers. See svdphouston.org

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Bruce Marek, Stan Marek, Archbishop Joseph Fiorenza, and Jenni Granero

Bruce Marek, Stan Marek, Archbishop Joseph Fiorenza, and Jenni Granero, director of development at SVDP (Photo: Genesis Photography)

Daniel Cardinal DiNardo, Bruce Marek, executive director Ann Schorno, and Stan Marek

Daniel Cardinal DiNardo, Bruce Marek, executive director Ann Schorno, and Stan Marek (Photo: Genesis Photography)

Larry and Susan Massey

Larry and Susan Massey (Photo: Genesis Photography)

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