A special thank you to all of our sponsors, donors, and volunteers who worked wonders and made our 2013 Joy of Giving St. Vincent de Paul Telethon a success. We saw first-hand how working together we can ALL make a difference in the lives of our neighbors in need! Continue reading
The 7th annual St. Vincent de Paul (SVdP) Matchan Center Holiday Mercy Dinner, Hosted by Askar Brands, will be held on Sunday, December 15, 2013. The event will run from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.
Askar Brands expects to feed between 300 – 500 people. The Mercy Dinner will consist of favorite items including hot fresh pizza, Continue reading
St. Vincent de Paul (SVdP) announced that it has been awarded a $2.25 million Michigan Energy Assistance Program grant from the Michigan Public Service Commission (MPSC) on behalf of Michigan Department of Human Services. These funds will be used to provide energy assistance to income eligible families from thirty-nine counties in Michigan this winter. Continue reading
Wednesday, December 4th
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5:30 am-11:30 pm
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On December 10, Pope Francis will call on Catholic organizations and individuals around the world to join One Human Family, Food for All, a global Catholic campaign to combat hunger.
In solidarity with this campaign Catholic Charities of Southeast Michigan (CCSEM) and SVdP Detroit encourage members of all Faith Committees in Southeast Michigan, and around the world, to participate in a worldwide “wave of prayer,” joining brothers and sisters in faith to pray at noon in each time zone around the globe.
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan (BCBSM) helped St. Vincent de Paul Detroit (SVdP) kick off their month long coat drive to help families in need stay warm this winter! SVdP is asking people to make a difference this winter with SVdP’s new GIVE and THANKS program by donating a new or gently used coat at any of their 12 conveniently located SVdP Thrift Stores in Southeast Michigan. When you GIVE a coat, you’ll receive SVdP’s THANKS with a $5 coupon toward your $25 purchase at any of the SVdP Thrift Stores. Visit www.svdpdetroit.org for a complete listing of Thrift Stores or call 877 ST VINCE (877-788-4623).
Thank you for your generous support and helping your neighbors in need!
Since 1923 Camp Ozanam and Camp Stapleton have been owned and operated by The Society of St. Vincent de Paul – Detroit. Thanks to our volunteers and donor support, our camping program has allowed over 102,000 disadvantaged youngsters the opportunity to enjoy a fully funded camping experience along the shores of Lake Huron.
To celebrate our 90th anniversary we commissioned a new history of our camps. A copy of this history can be found Here: Part 1, Part 2, and Part 3.