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National Council of SVdP features story on Matchan Nutrition Center

Detroit Area SVdP Aids Residents in Nutritional Education   For people living in poverty, nutritional needs often fall by the wayside. More and more nutrition is being overshadowed by affordability. Members of the Society of St. Vincent de Paul District Council of Oakland County in Detroit, Mich. took notice of this and set out to […]

Join us at the 25th Annual Golf Classic on June 20, 2016


Waterthon with 105.9 KISS FM benefits residents of Flint

Last Friday, February 5th, St. Vincent de Paul joined 105.9 Kiss FM’s ‪MasonAndCoCo‬ along with Fantasee Blu at The Bridge Restaurant for a KISS Water-Thon. Metro Detroiters were asked to drop off bottled water and new packaged toiletry items to help struggling families in Flint who are dealing with the water crisis.  The event was a great success!  Thank […]

SVdP Dental Clinic Receives Grant from The Dresner Foundation

St. Vincent de Paul has been awarded a grant from the Dresner Foundation in the amount of $50,000 to support our Dental Clinic. The mission of St. Vincent de Paul Dental Clinic is to provide quality dental services to underserved and uninsured individuals in the Metro Detroit area. The clinic has the capacity to treat patients who need dental […]

Bridges to HOPE Partnership Changes Lives in Michigan

Although providing meals, medical attention and clothing for those struggling is important, overcoming poverty in the communities Ascension serves takes more – such as equipping vulnerable individuals with the skills necessary to break the poverty cycle that limits their progress. This includes guiding them to find a safer environment, improved medical treatment and a steady […]

SVdP’s “Operation Coat Check” partners with Art Van Furniture

St. Vincent de Paul and Art Van Furniture are partnering on Operation Coat Check, a community campaign across Michigan to collect coats to keep those in need warm this winter. St. Vincent de Paul is asking individuals to go through their closets and “check” for coats that they no longer wear anymore. From Monday, January 11 […]

Camp Ozanam is Hiring!

Are you or someone you know looking for a summer job? We are accepting applications for 2016 summer camp! We have openings for camp counselors, camp activity specialists, team leaders, health officers, and food service staff at SVdP Camp Ozanam and CYO Camps, both located near Lexington, Michigan on the beautiful shores of Lake Huron. […]

Archbishop Allen H. Vigneron Visits Matchan Nutrition Center

            On Tuesday, December 22, 2015 Archbishop Allen H. Vigneron served food and clothing to the poor at the Matchan Nutrition Center in Pontiac. The Archbishop hopes to provide a message of hope and encourage Metro Detroiters to remember the true meaning of Christmas by serving those in need. “Feeding them isn’t going […]

Operation Coats and Cars with Tom Holzer Ford

St. Vincent de Paul this week kicked off Operation Coats and Cars, a metro Detroit-wide effort to collect coats to keep those in need warm this winter. St. Vincent de Paul and Tom Holzer Ford are asking metro Detroiters to help keep their neighbors in need warm this winter by dropping off a new or […]

Merry Christmas!

Dear Caring Friends, The holiday season is here and I wanted to take a moment to say “thank you.” I wanted you to know how grateful I am to you for helping so much throughout the year. I greatly appreciate your support. There are still so many right here in our community who are in […]