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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

  • This summer we need your support…
    Dear Caring Friend, Your compassion and help through St. Vincent de Paul is so important to stop unnecessary suffering in our neighborhood. When Pope Francis call us – you and me – to be “merciful, like the Father” in this Holy Year of Mercy, I believe he’s thinking of someone like Alicia*… Alicia, a single […]
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  • 25th Annual Golf Classic benefiting Camp Ozanam
    The 25th Annual “Red” Martin and Mgsr. Gerald Martin Golf Classic will be held on Monday, June 20, 2016 at Pine Lake Country Club.   The event offers tee times at 7am and 12pm as well as a tennis tournament! Not a golfer?  Join us for the dinner and silent auction. All proceeds from this event […]
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News and Events

Journey to Housing Program Celebrates Second Year of Housing the Homeless

Healing the Hurt of Homelessness One Family at a Time Most of us do not need a dictionary to know the meaning of the word Journey.  It is the movement from Point A to Point B, and it can include many stops along the way.  For the families in the St. Vincent de Paul Journey […]

SVdP’s Dental Clinic Sharing Smiles Update

Click the link below to read the latest edition of Sharing Smiles, our Dental Clinic Newsletter! Sharing Smiles May 2016 Want to receive an emailed copy of future editions?  Email our Dental Director, Nancy Harmon at nharmon@svdpdet.org

Farmington Public Schools “Give And Win” Shoe & Clothing Drive Update

The Farmington Public Schools were presented with gift cards by the Society of St. Vincent dePaul on Tuesday in appreciation for hosting a community wide clothing drive. The drive, which was held April 15th through April 25th at the Farmington Schools offices, brought in close to 10,000 lbs. of donated clothing and shoes.  The gift […]

Arsonist Destroys St. Vincent de Paul Donation Bins containing 1,500 pounds of clothing and household goods

Three St. Vincent de Paul donation bins containing over 1,500 pounds of donated clothing and household goods were destroyed by fire, determined by police to be caused by arson, at the St. Vincent de Paul Thrift Store and Donation Center located at  3760 Fort Street, Lincoln Park, MI 48146. St. Vincent de Paul staff saw […]

Will you help us change lives this summer?

As summer approaches support for our good works of mercy drop as people take a break from their normal giving routines or leave for vacation. Unfortunately, this is exactly when we need an extra dose of help! The demand for our services is extremely high right now… Together, we can make a real difference by […]

This summer we need your support…

Dear Caring Friend, Your compassion and help through St. Vincent de Paul is so important to stop unnecessary suffering in our neighborhood. When Pope Francis call us – you and me – to be “merciful, like the Father” in this Holy Year of Mercy, I believe he’s thinking of someone like Alicia*… Alicia, a single […]

“Scouting for Clothing” was a huge success!

Boy Scouts of America, Great Lakes Field Service Council and St. Vincent de Paul are partnered together for “Scouting for Clothing” on Saturday, April 30th.   Thank you to all the Scouts, Leaders and Donors who helped make this clothing drive a huge success!

Spring Cleaning? Donate to SVdP!

Are you spring cleaning your closets, garage or basement?  We need your donations of clothing, shoes, accessories, furniture and household goods!  You can drop off your donations at any of our 11 SVdP Thrift Stores and Donation Centers, found here or call 1-877-ST. VINCE to schedule a pick-up of 10 boxes or more. Thank you […]

25th Annual Golf Classic benefiting Camp Ozanam

The 25th Annual “Red” Martin and Mgsr. Gerald Martin Golf Classic will be held on Monday, June 20, 2016 at Pine Lake Country Club.   The event offers tee times at 7am and 12pm as well as a tennis tournament! Not a golfer?  Join us for the dinner and silent auction. All proceeds from this event […]

Free Legal Aid Clinics starting May 6, 2016

Christian Legal Aid of Southeast Michigan will now be providing free legal aid clinics at St.Vincent de Paul’s Central Office starting May 6, 2016 from 10 am to 2 pm. To make an appointment, please call 313-393-2930, ext. 0.  

Tune in to HSN on April 15th for HSN Cares $1,000 a Day Giveaway Annoucement!

Home Shopping Network (HSN) and HSN Cares wanted to make a difference in our community by donating $1,000 every day in April to charities nominated by their customers and St. Vincent de Paul was a winner!  Tune in to HSN on April 15th at 9pm for the announcement! We thank our wonderful volunteer, Ms. Renee, for her heartfelt and compelling nomination! […]

28th Annual Awards Banquet is April 24th!

Join us for the 28th Annual Awards Banquet on Sunday, April 24th at Laurel Manor in Livonia.  This annual event honors our Vincentians for their dedication and service to St. Vincent de Paul and those in need in our community.  Join us for Mass at 10:30 a.m., followed by lunch at 11:30 a.m.  Tickets are available […]

Serve the Poor All Easter Season

Dear Friends, You are close in our work and you remain in my prayers throughout the Easter season. Some forget, but the Easter Season – a time of great hope and joy – isn’t a one-day celebration. It continues through Pentecost on May 15. As I reflect on the new hope of Easter, I’m reminded […]

Farmington Public Schools to Hold Clothing Drive

St. Vincent de Paul is teaming up for a Shoe and Clothing Drive with Farmington Public Schools from April 15th-25th!  School families and the community are asked to donated items at the School Administration office on Shiawassee Road.

Boy Scouts Conduct “Scouting for Clothing” Drive to Benefit St. Vincent De Paul

Boy Scouts of America, Michigan Crossroads Council and St. Vincent de Paul are partnering together for “Scouting for Clothing.”   This is the second consecutive year of the event and the Scouts hope to collect more than 25,000 pounds of clothing, which is the amount they collected in 2015. The public is being asked to place gently […]

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 11 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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