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Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan Hosts 4th Annual Coat Drive

On Tuesday, November 1st, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan (BCBSM) hosted the 4th Annual one-day coat drive to help keep metro Detroiters warm this winter.  The goal of the event is to collect 1,100 coats. The drive featured pep rallies at Blue Care Network in Southfield as well as at BCBSM Headquarters in Downtown Detroit.  The […] Read More »

2016 Thanksgiving Fund Drive

Thanksgiving is almost here and I am blessed to have you as a friend. But as the leaves are turning and the preparations of the holidays are on the near horizon, I can’t help but think of the many in Southeast Michigan who are not as blessed as you or I. Sharon, David and their […] Read More »

Our 2016 Thanksgiving Fund Drive is underway...

“To change the world we must be good to those who cannot repay us.” – Pope Francis Dear Caring Friends, With the leaves turning red and gold and Thanksgiving on the near horizon, I find myself reflecting on the many blessings in my life. As a caring friend of St. Vincent de Paul, you are […] Read More »

Support SVdP while shopping on Amazon

AmazonSmile is a simple and automatic way for you to support St. Vincent de Paul every time you shop, at no cost to you. When you shop through our link, you’ll find the exact same low prices, vast selection and convenient shopping experience as Amazon.com, with the added bonus that Amazon will donate 0.5% of the purchase […] Read More »

Tickets for "An Evening of Hearts II" to benefit Journey to Housing Now On Sale!

  For more information on the Journey to Housing program, click here.   Read More »

2016 Annual Fund Drive

Dear Friends, As I move into my new role as Executive Director of this life-changing organization, I feel blessed to know you’re with me. Our work together – yours and mine – is critically important. Children right here in our community are going to bed hungry. Breadwinners are out of work. Families with small children […] Read More »

2nd Annual "Champions of Charity" drive kicks off September 26th

St. Vincent de Paul Detroit is teaming up with high school students from the Detroit Catholic League to help families in need  during their 2nd Annual Champions of Charity drive. Students from participating Catholic League high schools will compete to see who can collect the most clothing and shoes from their local communities. The school […] Read More »

Our Most Important Fundraiser of the Year…

  Our 2016 Annual Fund Drive is underway. Your gift today will determine how many life’s will be impacted in the following months. Will you help us support many neighbors in our community who are in need with a gift today to The Metro Detroit Annual Fund Drive? Your gift today will allow us to […] Read More »

Join us for the 2016 Friends of the Poor Walk on October 9th

The 9th annual Friends of the Poor Walk will be held on Belle Isle in Detroit on Sunday, October 9, 2016.  To register or donate, please click here. Registration will be from 10 a.m. – 11 a.m. Walk will begin at 11 a.m. Our route is a 3 mile walk which travels through Belle Isle. […] Read More »

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 […] Read More »

See just how much your support did in 2015...

Dear Caring Friends, It begins with love and compassion. With eyes capable of seeing the suffering of another – and a stirring in the heart that, quite literally, compels you to action. The Good Samaritan had these things… and so do you. You and I may not have yet developed the Good Samaritan’s extraordinary degree […] Read More »

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, […] Read More »

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. […] Read More »

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, […] Read More »

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! Read More »

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 […] Read More »

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 Read More »

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 […] Read More »

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 […] Read More »

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 […] Read More »

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