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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 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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Together, we can bless our neighbors in need this Thanksgiving!

  Dear Caring Friends, Thanksgiving is coming soon. It’s the perfect time to reflect on all the blessings in our lives. For one, I’m thankful beyond words for your friendship. For your willingness to put others before you. For your generous support of our good works. Thank you! But as we begin thinking about this […]

YOU can help us change lives this summer…

  Your support of St. Vincent de Paul’s ministry can help someone who has lost hope like Mary and Todd*… Mary and Todd were distressed when they received the news that the school district had eliminated Todd’s long time job. The news came without warning. The family had little in the way of savings and […]

Do DOUBLE the good for your neighbors in need…

Do DOUBLE the good for your neighbors in dire need… Every day, St. Vincent de Paul is serving Metro Detroit’s poorest and most vulnerable neighbors… from providing a warm meal for an elderly couple to giving hope and a safe place to sleep to a struggling family. But the need is great now, and we’re calling […]

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 […]

80,000 in danger of having their utilities shut off

With the recent turn to cooler weather, we know that much colder temperatures are not far away.  With that knowledge in mind, our thoughts turn to those who will not be able to afford their utility bills this coming heating season.  As a matter of fact nearly 80,000 of our neighbors are in jeopardy of […]