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For more than 130 years, St. Vincent de Paul has been privileged to provide critical support to residents of Southeastern Michigan who are hurting. Through our hands-on charitable work, we’ve been a vital part of the community, offering food assistance, emergency support and disaster relief services to help enhance the lives of the less fortunate in our region.
 
 
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From Our Director

  • Urgent Message
      Dear Friends, In times of real need, you’ve been one of our most loyal and generous supporters. You’ve been a true friend to the poorest and most vulnerable in our community… Today, I’m turning to you with confidence, hopeful that you’ll help us through a difficult moment. Please, will you? We are experiencing a […]
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Donate Your Vehicle This Fall!

Did you know you can donate your vehicle to support St. Vincent de Paul? Fall is the perfect time! If you donate your car, truck, SUV, motorcycle or even an airplane before January 1st, 2018, you may qualify for a 2017 tax deduction. We’ll handle the process from start to finish, and we even give […]

2017 Friends of the Poor Walk brings largest crowd yet!

The 10th Annual Friends of the Poor Walk, held on September 30th, was a huge success!    Each year, our Walk continues to grow in the numbers of people who sponsor the event, and those who participate in joining the Walk.  The purpose of the Walk is to raise awareness of our mission and to […]

Journey to Housing Presents “An Evening of Hearts III”

Tickets are now on sale for Journey to Housing‘s 3rd annual Evening of Hearts Fund-raiser supporting homeless families.  This year’s event will be even more exciting than last with an opportunity to dance to the music of Steve King and the Dittilies!  

ServWare Database for Conferences

ServWare Database Information –  ServWare is a web-based application designed to support charitable conferences by providing a secure, easily accessible location for conference members to collaborate on charitable activities. ServWare Training Video ServWare Training Video – Abbreviated  ServWare Demo Video ServWare Website  ServWare Key Features Servware Conference Sign-Up

Catholic League Holds 3rd Annual “Champions of Charity” Clothing Drive Competition – September 25-29 to benefit SVdP

Stay tuned for the winning school announcement!  Thank you to all the schools and donors who participated!  

Helping Hurricane Harvey, Irma and Maria Victims

Our thoughts and prayers are with all those affected by this brutal hurricane season.  If you would like to join St. Vincent de Paul in our efforts to help our neighbors in need, you may make a donation to SVdP USA Domestic Disaster Relief Fund with the National Council here. If you prefer to support […]

New and Improved Donation Trucks!

St. Vincent de Paul Detroit has recently received our new fleet of box trucks to pick up donations and deliver donated goods to our 10 thrift store locations.  Look for these trucks in a neighborhood near you! Want to see your logo on the back as a supporter of Society of St. Vincent de Paul – […]

Urgent Message

  Dear Friends, In times of real need, you’ve been one of our most loyal and generous supporters. You’ve been a true friend to the poorest and most vulnerable in our community… Today, I’m turning to you with confidence, hopeful that you’ll help us through a difficult moment. Please, will you? We are experiencing a […]

Summer Food Shortage – Please Help

  We’re experiencing a serious shortfall this summer at food pantries we seek to support across Metro Detroit. Your gift today will help us restock our shelves and say “YES!” when a hungry individual or family come seeking food and other basic assistance.  God bless you for acting today!

YOUR Help this Summer is URGENTLY Needed!

  Local families like Bethany and her 6-year-old son Lucas and 4-year-old daughter Annie, need your help today. Before they found St. Vincent de Paul, they were past due on their bills, they didn’t have enough to eat and they had received an eviction notice. They had nowhere to turn for help. This little family […]

I’m praying you can help with this problem…

Dear Friends, You may not realize it, but summer is an extremely difficult time for local families in need – and that means the demand for help from St. Vincent de Paul runs extra high. The only way our Vincentian volunteers can serve all who need help throughout the summer is with the unselfish, sacrificial […]

Host a Wines for Humanity Tasting and Support SVdP

Wines for Humanity is an Illinois-based company that conducts in-home wine tastings and donates a portion of the proceeds from each tasting to charity.  In metro Detroit, one of the largest charity partners is St. Vincent de Paul. Tastings, a $250 value for just $69, bring people together in a relaxed home environment providing hosts and […]

2017 “Scouting for Clothing” a Huge Success

Boy Scouts of America, Great Lakes Field Service Council and St. Vincent de Paul partnered together again this year for “Scouting for Clothing” on Saturday, April 29th. This year, scouts collected 12,000 pounds of clothing donations at our 8 participating stores!  This year, SVdP offered participating scouts the chance to earn a special badge for […]

Your Easter Gift Helps a Neighbor in Need!

                      “How marvelous it would be,” Pope Francis has said, “if, at the end of the day, each of us could say: today I have performed an act of charity toward others.” Such a basic thing can bring about so much good – it’s good for […]

Experience the hope of Easter this year like never before…

  Dear Friends, “How marvelous it would be,” Pope Francis has said, “if, at the end of the day, each of us could say: today I have performed an act of charity toward others.” Such a basic thing can bring about so much good – it’s good for the person you’re helping, of course, but […]

Donate

In today’s trying financial times, your help is needed more than ever – more and more people are having trouble making ends meet, putting food on the table or receiving even basic health care. At the same time, charitable funds are dwindling. So, please donate in any way you can, there are many options available.
 
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Thrift Stores

Our 10 St. Vincent de Paul Thrift stores have something for everyone! We offer a great variety of items from designer clothing, to furniture, new mattresses, household goods and cleaning products. You can give back to your community by shopping at St. Vincent de Paul Thrift stores!
 
 
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Become a Member

The fundamental elements of St. Vincent de Paul are Friendship, Spirituality and Service. It is the aim of all Vincentians (members of the society) to continually grow in these areas.
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Dental

The mission of St. Vincent de Paul-Detroit, Dental Clinic is to provide low cost dental services to underserved and uninsured individuals in the Metro Detroit area.
 
 
 
 
 
 
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