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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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  • Welcome
    Dear Caring Friends, Thank you for visiting the Society of St. Vincent de Paul – Detroit website. For over 130 years, St. Vincent de Paul has been helping our neighbors in need in Southeast Michigan with emergency assistance, disaster relief and basic needs like food and clothing. We are so thankful for our Vincentian volunteers, […]
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  • Mark Your Calendar: 27th Annual Golf Classic is June 18, 2018
    Mark your calendars for the 2018 Golf Classic.  This year’s fun-filled event will be held on Monday, June 18, 2018 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: Oakland […]
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News and Events

2014 Summer Shortfall

The summer is upon us and unfortunately donations to support our good works of mercy drop as people take a break from their normal giving routines or leave for vacation. But this is exactly when we need an extra dose of help! The demand for our services is extremely high right now… Please, will you help today? […]

Westland Grand Re-Opening Celebration

    On Wednesday, May 21, 2014, St. Vincent de Paul held its Grand Re-Opening with a ribbon cutting ceremony and a plaque presentation to honor Brian Woehlke, a Wayne-Westland Firefighter who was killed while fighting the fire that destroyed the building next to St. Vincent de Paul.  A plaque honoring his memory hangs on […]

I’m praying you can help with this problem…

Dear Caring Friend, I need you, as one of St. Vincent de Paul’s most compassionate donors, to be aware of a serious situation… 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 […]

Re-Grand Opening of Westland St. Vincent de Paul Thrift Store

Join us on May 21st for the Re-Grand Opening of the St. Vincent de Paul Westland Store, located at 6613 N. Wayne Road in Westland, between Ford and Warren.  From 9am to 8pm, celebrate with us and enjoy special discounts, food, family fun and more! 11 am ribbon cutting ceremony with Westland Mayor Bill Wild. Do […]

2014 Easter Fund Drive

Dear Caring Supporters, “Help one another. That is what Jesus teaches us. This is what I do. And I do it with my heart.” That’s simple, but potentially life-altering, advice for YOU from Pope Francis. In fact, loving one another – especially the least of our sisters and brothers – is exactly what God calls us to […]

Whole Foods Market Detroit – One Dime at a Time

Starting Monday, April 14th-Sunday July 6th, St. Vincent de Paul is the recipient of the One Dime at a Time program at the Whole Foods Market Detroit. Customers can donate the .10 cents they would get back from bringing their own shopping bags to St. Vincent de Paul and/or make a donation at checkout. The Whole […]

Flagstar Bank Donates Over $8,000

Flagstar Bank recently held a “Jean’s Day” and raised $8,134 for St. Vincent de Paul. Their generous gift will go a long way to help our neighbors in need! Thank you Flagstar Bank for supporting our mission. The needs are many in our community and your donation warms our hearts!

A Resounding Success – 23rd Annual Golf Classic Dinner and Auction

On June 23 the “Red” Martin and  Msgr. Gerald Martin  23rd Annual Golf Classic took place at Pine Lake Country Club in West Bloomfield.  It was a resounding success with 144 golfers teeing off at noon to begin the golf scramble. A delicious lunch and dinner (and beverages) were all part of the golf package. […]

Spring Cleaning Sale!

Looking to do some spring cleaning this weekend? St. Vincent de Paul Detroit is holding our Spring Cleaning Sale this Saturday and Sunday April 5th and 6th! Donate your gently used clothing, furniture, household items, etc. and we will give you a 20% off coupon to use at our store! What a great motivator to […]

Camp Alumni Reception

Camp Stapleton – Camp Ozanam held a Camp Alumni Reception Thursday, April 10, 2014 at Joe Bologna Trattoria. They enjoyed a strolling evening of laughs while sharing stories and memories of Camp Stapleton and Camp Ozanam. All proceeds from this event directly benefit the camp programming including replacing the old torn and tattered canvas for the […]

St. Vincent de Paul Hosts Dinner Party for Jason Complex Fire Victims

The victims of the Jason Manor apartment fire joined together Saturday evening.  The families enjoyed dinner, conversation and gifts provided by St. Vincent de Paul at St. Charles Lawanga in Detroit.  This is the first time many of the fire victims were together in one location.   St. Vincent de Paul continues to work with […]

Donations for Detroit Fire Victims

St. Vincent de Paul is taking donations of all kinds for the victims of the massive apartment fire on Detroit’s west side.  You can drop off any gently used clothing, furniture, household goods, etc to any of our 12 store locations or call 877 ST VINCE (877-788-4623) for a pick-up. You can also make a monetary […]

Massive Apartment Fire in Detroit – Your Help Is Urgently Needed!

St. Vincent de Paul is helping our neighbors in need after the massive four-alarm fire at an apartment building on Detroit’s west side Wednesday morning. Several people are unaccounted for, three residents were hospitalized and one fire fighter was injured after a massive four-alarm fire at an apartment building Wednesday morning on Detroit’s west side. […]

2014 Urgent Needs from Bill Brazier

Dear Friends, My message today is urgent: Many local families are in dire need of help: families where a breadwinner has lost his or her job, destitute seniors, others without the resources to cover basic needs. I’m rushing out this memo seeking help from YOU and our other most generous supporters with my most fervent […]

Archbishop Vigneron begins Lent Serving at St. Vincent de Paul Soup Kitchen

Detroit Archbishop Allen H. Vigneron will be at St. Vincent de Paul’s Matchan Nutrition Center in Pontiac on March 4th (the day before Ash Wednesday) from noon to 1 pm to serve food to the poor and start the season of Lent by providing a witness of caring and doing good deeds. The mission of […]


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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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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