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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

25th Annual Golf Classic benefiting Camp Ozanam

The 25th Annual “Red” Martin and Mgsr. Gerald Martin Golf Classic will be held on Monday, June 20, 2016 at Pine Lake Country Club.   The event offers tee times at 7am and 12pm as well as a tennis tournament! Not a golfer?  Join us for the dinner and silent auction. All proceeds from this event […]

Free Legal Aid Clinics starting May 6, 2016

Christian Legal Aid of Southeast Michigan will now be providing free legal aid clinics at St.Vincent de Paul’s Central Office starting May 6, 2016 from 10 am to 2 pm. To make an appointment, please call 313-393-2930, ext. 0.  

Tune in to HSN on April 15th for HSN Cares $1,000 a Day Giveaway Annoucement!

Home Shopping Network (HSN) and HSN Cares wanted to make a difference in our community by donating $1,000 every day in April to charities nominated by their customers and St. Vincent de Paul was a winner!  Tune in to HSN on April 15th at 9pm for the announcement! We thank our wonderful volunteer, Ms. Renee, for her heartfelt and compelling nomination! […]

28th Annual Awards Banquet is April 24th!

Join us for the 28th Annual Awards Banquet on Sunday, April 24th at Laurel Manor in Livonia.  This annual event honors our Vincentians for their dedication and service to St. Vincent de Paul and those in need in our community.  Join us for Mass at 10:30 a.m., followed by lunch at 11:30 a.m.  Tickets are available […]

Serve the Poor All Easter Season

Dear Friends, You are close in our work and you remain in my prayers throughout the Easter season. Some forget, but the Easter Season – a time of great hope and joy – isn’t a one-day celebration. It continues through Pentecost on May 15. As I reflect on the new hope of Easter, I’m reminded […]

Farmington Public Schools to Hold Clothing Drive

St. Vincent de Paul is teaming up for a Shoe and Clothing Drive with Farmington Public Schools from April 15th-25th!  School families and the community are asked to donated items at the School Administration office on Shiawassee Road.

Boy Scouts Conduct “Scouting for Clothing” Drive to Benefit St. Vincent De Paul

Boy Scouts of America, Michigan Crossroads Council and St. Vincent de Paul are partnering together for “Scouting for Clothing.”   This is the second consecutive year of the event and the Scouts hope to collect more than 25,000 pounds of clothing, which is the amount they collected in 2015. The public is being asked to place gently […]

Praise 102.7 Waterthon: A Huge Success!

Last Friday, March 25th, St. Vincent de Paul teamed up with Praise 102.7 to hold a Waterthon for the residents of Flint.  Metro Detroiters were asked to drop off bottled water and new packaged toiletry items at our Westland store to help struggling families in Flint who are dealing with the water crisis.  Praise 102.7 host […]

Great Fresh Foods Donates to Matchan Nutrition Center

A great big THANK YOU to Great Fresh Foods for their recent donations of Jack’s Special Grilled patties, including 2,000 on Wednesday, March 23rd!  The people who come to Matchan Nutrition Center in Pontiac for a hot meal will be so appreciative of your nutritious, delicious donation!  Without donations from people and companies like you, […]

Praise 102.7 and St Vincent de Paul hold Water-Thon to help Flint Families

St. Vincent de Paul has teamed up with Praise 102.7 to hold a Water–Thon for the residents of Flint on Friday, April 25th.  Metro Detroiters are being asked to drop off bottled water and new packaged toiletry items to help struggling families in Flint who are dealing with the water crisis.  Praise 102.7 host Randi […]

Polish Mass and Dinner to benefit Camp Ozanam

Join us on Tuesday, April 5th for a mass and authentic Polish dinner at Orchard Lake Seminary.  Tickets are $100 each and all proceeds will help send kids to Camp Ozanam this summer! If interested, please call or email Beth at 313-393-2695 or bransom@svdpdet.org.  You can also print and email this form with your payment: […]

Support SVdP while shopping on Amazon

When you make purchases through our Amazon Smile link, St. Vincent de Paul receives a portion of your purchase back as a donation!  This is an easy way to support our mission while getting great deals on Amazon. Simply click the banner below or follow this link to start shopping:

2016 Easter Fund Drive

    As we prepare to celebrate Jesus’ resurrection and victory over death, I ask for your hearts to be open… to be prepared to experience a profound and beautiful feeling of hope and joy at Easter. How? One of the easiest and most effective ways is to extend yourself to another in need. Will you make a […]

Share the gift of hope this Easter…

Dear Friends, You are close in our work and in my prayers this Lent, as we begin to prepare for Easter. Every day, in fact, I’m reminded of the blessing and grace of having friends like you supporting our work… compassionate, caring people who know that families and individuals in our community are hurting and […]

National Council of SVdP features story on Matchan Nutrition Center

Detroit Area SVdP Aids Residents in Nutritional Education   For people living in poverty, nutritional needs often fall by the wayside. More and more nutrition is being overshadowed by affordability. Members of the Society of St. Vincent de Paul District Council of Oakland County in Detroit, Mich. took notice of this and set out to […]

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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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