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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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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

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, […]

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 […]

2016 Christmas Hope Appeal

As the holiday season approaches, I think of the many here in the Southeast Michigan community are hungry and homeless. Families like Sarah’s*. Sarah and her family were in turmoil. Sarah is a single mother who had been diagnosed with cancer. Scared, alone and afraid she decided to fight… she had to cut hours from […]

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 […]

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 […]

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.

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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.  

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 […]

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 […]

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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