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What We Do

For more than 130 years, St. Vincent de Paul has been privileged to provide critical support to residents of Southeastern Michigan who are hurting. Through our hands-on charitable work, we’ve been a vital part of the community, offering food assistance, emergency support and disaster relief services to help enhance the lives of the less fortunate in our region.
 
 
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From Our Director

  • 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 […]
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Annual Report

Stories of Hope

Spotlight

  • Join Us at the 2017 Friends of the Poor Walk!
    Save the Date for this year’s Friends of the Poor Walk September 30, 2017! Belle Isle, Detroit, MI 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, and Wayne. […]
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News and Events

Follow Us On Pinterest and Instagram!

   Did you know we are now on Pinterest and Instagram? Please follow us and share our pictures with all your followers! You can also tag @svdpdet when you post pictures on Instagram of your Thrift Store finds! Help us get the word out about all the great things you can find at St. Vincent […]

Look What You’ve Done

Dear Friends, Thank you for being such a wonderful friend and generous supporter of St. Vincent de Paul. You help so many in our community in extraordinary ways. Check out our 2013 Annual Report to see exactly what you’ve made possible. When you support St. Vincent de Paul – with your time, your prayers, or with a gift […]

Join Us for 2014 Friends of Poor Walk

St. Vincent de Paul (SVdP) will hold its seventh annual Friends of the Poor Walk on Saturday, September 13, 2014.  This annual SVdP fundraiser is unique because it gives SVdP supporters the opportunity to participate in a simultaneous nationwide walk to raise awareness and funding for St. Vincent de Paul and their mission to “help our neighbors in need.” The Detroit […]

West Bloomfield Grand Opening Success

  Thank you everyone who came out to the Grand Opening of our newest Thrift Store in West Bloomfield!  It was great to see our local supporters as well as those who came to shop in the store.  We’re so excited to be in West Bloomfield and provide the community with a great place to […]

Thank You Teresa Tomeo

Teresa Tomeo did a live remote broadcast of “Catholic Connection” from our newest Thrift Store in West Bloomfield on Thursday, August 28th . Thank you Teresa for coming out and we were so pleased to see everyone who visited our store during her broadcast!

Grand Opening of New Thrift Store in West Bloomfield

We are very excited to announce the Grand Opening of our new thrift store in West Bloomfield! Come join us on Tuesday, August 26 from 5-7 pm with a ribbon cutting ceremony at 5:30 pm.  Every purchase you make goes right back into our work in the community – what a great way to give back to your […]

BCBSM Helps SVDP Build Dental Clinic

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan helps build self-esteem with a great smile! Listen as Executive Director Bill Brazier explains St. Vincent’s de Paul’s partnership with this generous company.

Receiving Assistant Store Manager

JOB DESCRIPTION TITLE:                      Receiving Assistant Store Manager FLSA STATUS:       Exempt REPORTS TO:         Store Manager POSITION Manages all Store Associates, Volunteers, and Trucking Staff assigned to the Thrift Store Backroom, including Receiving/Shipping, Donation Center, Processing, and Storage, to achieve the highest levels of productivity, organization and maintenance. PRINCIPLE DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES HUMAN RESOURCES Adheres […]

Soft Lines Assistant Store Manager

JOB DESCRIPTION TITLE:                  Soft Lines Assistant Store Manager FLSA:                      Exempt Reports To:        Store Manager Position Summary: Assist store manager in coordinating all store activities. Must accept responsibility for the stores overall operation in the […]

Hard Lines Assistant Store Manager

JOB DESCRIPTION TITLE:                     Hard Lines Assistant Store Manager FLSA:                         Exempt Reports To:            Store Manager Position Summary: Assist store manager in coordinating all store activities. Must accept responsibility for […]

Camp Program Helps Boy and Girls Deal With Grief

A unique camp experience, Loving Arms Camp, is offered through a collaboration between St. John Health System and Camp Ozanam, a Society of St. Vincent de Paul (SVdP) summer camp for boys and girls. This program allows camper to participate in an hour long grief session to help the boys and girls identify what is […]

2014 Annual Fund Drive

    Our Most Important Fundraiser of the Year… Will you help? Our 2014 Annual Fund Drive is now underway. It will help determine how many of our neighbors in need we can serve in the coming months. Please, will you make a gift today to help? Your gift will lift up a family or […]

Housing Program to Help the Homeless

The National Coalition for the Homeless reported there are some 86,000 homeless persons in Michigan, 50 percent of which are families. In western Wayne County alone there are over 500 homeless children. These numbers were difficult for Lorraine Zaksek and Joan Carr to hear and they wanted to do something about it. They teamed up […]

G.A. Fuchs Presents the New Catholic Art Gallery

  Join G.A. Fuchs on Saturday, September 27th from 9:30 am – 5:00 pm, with a sneak peak Friday, September 26th from 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm of their new Catholic Art Gallery. 20% of the sales of Catholic Art will go to support the work of St. Vincent de Paul and the programs we provide for […]

2014 Friends of the Poor Walk

St. Vincent de Paul (SVdP) will hold its seventh annual Friends of the Poor Walk on Saturday, September 13, 2014.  This annual SVdP fundraiser is unique because it gives SVdP supporters the opportunity to participate in a simultaneous nationwide walk to raise awareness and funding for St. Vincent de Paul and their mission to “help […]

Donate

In today’s trying financial times, your help is needed more than ever – more and more people are having trouble making ends meet, putting food on the table or receiving even basic health care. At the same time, charitable funds are dwindling. So, please donate in any way you can, there are many options available.
 
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Thrift Stores

Our 10 St. Vincent de Paul Thrift stores have something for everyone! We offer a great variety of items from designer clothing, to furniture, new mattresses, household goods and cleaning products. You can give back to your community by shopping at St. Vincent de Paul Thrift stores!
 
 
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Become a Member

The fundamental elements of St. Vincent de Paul are Friendship, Spirituality and Service. It is the aim of all Vincentians (members of the society) to continually grow in these areas.
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Dental

The mission of St. Vincent de Paul-Detroit, Dental Clinic is to provide low cost dental services to underserved and uninsured individuals in the Metro Detroit area.
 
 
 
 
 
 
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