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3rd Annual "Champions of Charity" Competition - September 25-29!

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Helping Hurricane Harvey Victims

Our thoughts and prayers are with all those affected by Hurricane Harvey this week in Houston.  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 […] Read More »

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 – […] Read More »

URGENT: Message From The Executive Director

  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 […] Read More »

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! Read More »

Join Us at the 2017 Friends of the Poor Walk!

10th Annual Friends of the Poor Walk September 30, 2017! Belle Isle, Detroit, MI 9am Registration 10am Walk Kick off Please join us for a day of fun and friendship to support the work of St. Vincent de Paul! Funds raised will help those in need in the counties of Lapeer, Macomb, Monroe, Oakland, St. Clair, […] Read More »

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 […] Read More »

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 […] Read More »

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 […] Read More »

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 […] Read More »

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 […] Read More »

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 […] Read More »

26th Annual Golf Classic - June 19, 2017

Mark your calendars for the 2017 Golf Classic.  This year’s fun-filled event will be held on Monday, June 19, 2017 at Pine Lake Country Club in West Bloomfield.  All proceeds from this event help send kids to Camp Ozanam.  For more info or to register, click here! Thank you to our generous Msgr. Martin Title Sponsor: […] Read More »

St. Patrick's Day Shopping Spree Contest!

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Our Most Valuable Resource

It isn’t easy keeping up with the needs of local individuals and families who turn to St. Vincent de Paul for help. Especially in the dead of winter, many – children, the elderly, the disabled, mothers and fathers – in our community are hurting. But with God’s blessing and your compassion, we’re able to bring […] Read More »

Join me in welcoming Shelly Robertson, our new Director of Development. Please read her message below...

  Dear Friends, I can’t tell you how happy and honored I am to join our Executive Director, Deacon Chris Stark, and the rest of the St. Vincent de Paul staff and volunteers to serve the poorest and most vulnerable of our community. And though I know it won’t be easy keeping up with the […] Read More »

SVdP Donation Trucks Vandalized

We are sad to report that our donation trucks were vandalized sometime in the early morning on Wednesday, February 1st at our Westland location. Currently our entire fleet is out of commission to pick up donations in homes and from our drop box locations. We estimate the physical damage to be between $3,000 and $5,000. […] Read More »

Your generosity at work in 2017...

Dear Caring Friend, Thank you for all your support in 2016! You’ve been a great friend to our most vulnerable neighbors through St. Vincent de Paul. Because of you, we’ve been able to help many in our local community who had fallen on hard times this past year. But as I write today, many are […] Read More »

Join us at SVdP Camps Work Days - May 6th and 7th

We Need You at… Camp Stapleton & Camp Ozanam! We will be working on a multitude of projects around the camp. Bring the family…all ages welcome as long as they can work! Join us for two days, a day, or a few hours! Meals, overnight housing, and fun provided! Need more info?  Visit the Facebook […] Read More »

Our 2016 Year End Campaign is underway...

Will you finish the year with a final act of kindness?  Please help a neighbor in need by making a tax-deductible gift today. It’s your last chance to make a year-end gift and give us a jump start on our good works for 2017 – and your generosity truly makes a difference! This past year […] Read More »

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