Famvin Homeless Alliance

The Vincentian Family Initiative on Homelessness

The 13 Houses Campaign

A Famvin Homeless Alliance initiative aimed at improving and transform the lives of 10,000 homeless people around the world in 3-5 years

Years of Service

Organizations

Countries

Goal: End Homelessness!

All (and everybody) for our homeless friends

All (and everybody) for our homeless friends

Christmas celebrations in the “Charité” Santa Luisa in Turin have been incredibly significant. Our “Day Centre for and with homeless people” has lived a wave of Providence and Grace. We were surprised but not overwhelmed, thanks to the Lord, we sail out with tailwind....

The FHA Christmas Appeal almost quadruples the target goal

The FHA Christmas Appeal almost quadruples the target goal

The FHA Christmas Appeal “A room at the inn” has raised almost four times the amount of money needed to help five homeless families to provide them with the same warmth and security that Mary and Joseph were seeking for their family.  Thanks to generous donations, the...

Homeless people: a question of humanity and fraternity

Homeless people: a question of humanity and fraternity

Homeless people exist. Calling them by their name is a question of humanity and fraternity, recognizing them with an ID and personal documents means building a healthy, united, open and creative society. Without residency there are no real opportunities for civic,...

Reflecting on three years of the Famvin Homeless Alliance

Reflecting on three years of the Famvin Homeless Alliance

The Famvin Homeless Alliance (FHA) has reached three years working with the poorest of the poor and the homeless. This anniversary comes at a time when the Vincentian service for homeless people is more necessary than ever in the post Covid-19 world.   Three years...

The “infection” of Love

The “infection” of Love

This is an extraordinary moment. For months we have been trying to deal with the coronavirus pandemic, not even pausing for a summer break; we have never let our homeless friends be alone. We have adapted our services, while maintaining our values, according to the...

This Christmas, help a family get a home

This Christmas, help a family get a home

“And she gave birth to her firstborn son and wrapped him in swaddling cloths and laid him in a manger, because there was no place for them in the inn” (Luke 2:7)Ann, Paula, Age, Mariano, Alba, and many other families around the world currently experiencing internal...

Young Vincentians from Portugal mobilize for Lebanon

Young Vincentians from Portugal mobilize for Lebanon

A significant share of the almost $250,000 raised by the International Vincentian Family for Lebanon has been donated by different branches from the five continents. Among them, several groups of the Vincentian Marian Youth of Portugal mobilized to send funds for this...