Media Advisory **Photo and Video Interview** October 12, 2012

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Convoy of Hope, Mechanical Service Contractors of America team up to assist homeless at St. Vincent de Paul Village

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Convoy of Hope, an international humanitarian relief agency, will deliver 40,000 pounds of food and supplies to the St. Vincent de Paul Village warehouse today to help give hope to residents of St. Vincent’s homeless transitional housing program in San Diego County.

Mechanical Service Contractors of America (MSCA) employees and volunteers will be on hand to receive and process the delivery on behalf of St. Vincent. In addition to receiving the delivery from Convoy of Hope, MSCA employees and volunteers will serve at the main St. Vincent de Paul Village facility.

MSCA is in the San Diego area for their 2012 Annual Conference. Convoy of Hope shipped the tractor-trailer load of supplies from its World Distribution Center in Springfield, Mo.

WHO:
Convoy of Hope, Mechanical Service Contractors of America, St. Vincent de Paul Village

WHAT: Delivery of goods to St. Vincent de Paul Village; Convoy of Hope, MSCA volunteers in action to help the homeless in San Diego County

WHEN:
Friday, October 12, 2012
WAREHOUSE DELIVERY EVENT: 2:00 p.m.
ST. VINCENT DE PAUL VILLAGE EVENT: 3:30 p.m.

WHERE:
WAREHOUSE DELIVERY: 3350 E Street, San Diego, Calif., 92102
ST. VINCENT DE PAUL VILLAGE EVENT: 1501 Imperial Avenue, San Diego, Calif., 92102

MEDIA OPPORTUNITIES:
Video and photo opportunities of the delivery of 40,000 pounds of food and supplies to the St. Vincent de Paul Village warehouse. Video and photo opportunities of MSCA employees and volunteers in action. Interviews with Convoy of Hope national spokesperson, volunteers and MSCA officials.

Jeff Nene
Convoy of Hope / National spokesperson
O-417.823.8998 Ext. 360
C-417.860.2196
jnene(at)convoyofhope(dot)org
W-convoyofhope.org

Convoy of Hope, founded in 1994, is a faith-based organization with a driving passion to feed the world through children’s feeding initiatives, community outreaches, disaster response and partner resourcing.

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