Category Archives: Voice of the Poor

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 … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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The Spirit of Christmas!

We wanted to share an e-mail that we received from the store manager at our Waterford thrift store.  So touching! ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ … Continue reading

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St. Vincent de Paul and Michigan Public Service Commission to Provide Energy Assistance

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 … Continue reading

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