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Farmington Public Schools Clothing Drive Benefits SVdP and Community

St. Vincent de Paul is teaming up for a 2nd Shoe and Clothing Drive with Farmington Public Schools from September 16th-October 3rd! School families and the community are asked to donated items at the School Administration office on Shiawassee Road. The first clothing drive, held in April 2016, brought in close to 10,000 lbs. of donated clothing and shoes.  Gift […]

Christopher Stark named new Executive Director of The Society of St. Vincent de Paul Detroit

Christopher V. Stark will become the new Executive Director of The Society of St Vincent de Paul Detroit (SVdP) on September 1, 2016  the Catholic nonprofit lay organization announced today. Stark, a longtime Kelly Services executive will take over for Bill Brazier, who is retiring. Stark will direct the work of St Vincent de Paul, […]

Scouting for Uniforms now thru August 31st

Now through August 31st, you can donate your outgrown Boy Scout uniforms at any St. Vincent de Paul thrift store for kids in need.  Uniforms will be distributed to kids who cannot afford theirs – what a great cause!  Thank you to the Boy Scouts of America Michigan Crossroads Council for their help in this effort. […]

SVdP and Detroit Police Department Partner for “Operation Help Families”

St. Vincent de Paul and the Detroit Police Department (DPD) are celebrating two years of “Operation Help Families,” a partnership where officers provide hurting families in the City of Detroit with gift cards to St. Vincent de Paul (SVdP) Thrift Stores. The gift cards can be used at any of SVdP’s 11 stores for beds, furniture, […]

Vincentian and Camp Alumni Picnic – Saturday, July 16th

Join Vincentians, Camp Alumni and family and friends for a picnic at Camp Ozanam on Saturday, July 16th!  This fun-filled event will feature bbq lunch, tours and Mass.  To RSVP, email Caroline Krucker at ckrucker@svdpdet.org or call 810-622-8744.  We hope to see you there!

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 […]