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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 »

2016 Year End Campaign

  Dear Friend, With the Christmas season almost here and 2016 quickly coming to a close, I want you to know what a tremendous difference you’ve made this year. I couldn’t be more grateful for your compassion and help. Through St. Vincent de Paul, you’re transforming lives. Among other good works, you’ve fed the hungry, […] Read More »

Grant from Blue Cross Blue Shield Awarded to SVdP Dental Clinic

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan recently awarded the St. Vincent de Paul Dental Clinic a $10,000 grant award as part of $1 million provided to safety net providers across the state Grants expand opportunities for low-income, uninsured Michiganders Safety net clinics statewide will receive more than $1 million of support from grants awarded by […] Read More »

2016 Christmas Hope Drive

  Dear Friend, As the holiday season approaches, I think of the good works of mercy and compassion happening here at St. Vincent de Paul – and I’m thankful for you. You’ve been a great friend supporting our efforts throughout the year. But as I write today, many here in the Southeast Michigan community are […] Read More »

Thank You for Making Giving Tuesday a Huge Success!

  Friends like you helped make this year’s #GivingTuesday a huge success for St. Vincent de Paul – Detroit and all the families who count on us here in Southeast Michigan… Thank you for rallying on this special day as we celebrate generosity and giving. Your kindness will be a blessing for so many Southeast […] Read More »

A Special Message about #GivingTuesday

Today, November 29th is Giving Tuesday.  Please consider a gift to St. Vincent de Paul to help our neighbors in need. Read More »

Giving Tuesday is November 29th!

Founded in 2012, Giving Tuesday is a global day of giving that takes place annually after Thanksgiving, Black Friday and Cyber Monday. It’s considered the launch of the giving season. This year Giving Tuesday is November 29, 2016. This year, St. Vincent de Paul – Detroit has partnered with Weingartz, Christian Financial Credit Union and […] Read More »

Catholic Cemetery Services to Hold Coat Drive November 28-December 16

Catholic Funeral & Cemetery Services will be collecting new and gently-used coats at three local cemeteries for St. Vincent de Paul – Detroit from November 28th – December 16th.  Community members may donate their items at the following locations: Holy Sepulchre The Archdiocesan Catholic Cemeteries 25800 W 10 Mile Rd Southfield, MI 48033 Our Lady of Hope The […] Read More »

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 »

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