St. Vincent de Paul District Council of Dayton is a 501(c )(3) nonprofit organization, annually serving over 100,000 people in need in the Miami Valley with faith-based assistance, shelter, and hope. The members, staff, and volunteers of the District Council, through its conferences and special works, provide person-to-person emergency assistance and supportive services to Montgomery County people in need.

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First Week of Lent 2016

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Written by Sunnie Lain, Vincentian Support Specialist  Each week during Lent, we will focus on a facet of Catholic Social Teaching, and how we can bring our Christian call to life through our “fasting for others” this Lent.  Life and Dignity of the Human Person The belief in the sanctity of human life and the inherent […]

Vincentian Reflection for 2/14/16

These weekly Reflections are great tools for volunteer Vincentians to tie together what we do in our everyday lives and our faith.  They are originally designed for Vincentians,  but are helpful to anyone who need of a reminder of what we are called to do for our neighbors in need. Gospel: (Luke 4:1-13)  Filled with the Holy Spirit, Jesus […]

Why Socks?

Written by Hannah Krafka, Marketing and Communications St. Vincent de Paul recently announced a unique theme for the 3rd annual 5K Run/Walk: Sock It To Poverty. We’re asking participants to have fun on April 23rd and wear their most colorful, wacky socks while they raise money for Dayton’s underprivileged community through our programs and services. […]

Ash Wednesday and St. Vincent de Paul

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Written by Sunnie Lain, Vincentian Support Specialist Each week during Lent, we will focus on a facet of Catholic Social Teaching, and how we can bring our Christian call to life through our “fasting for others” this Lent.  Ash Wednesday marks the beginning of Lent.  In his 2016 Lent message, Pope Francis says, “In an […]

Flyer Fans Collect Towels for Homeless

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Written by Hannah Krafka, Marketing and Communications The University of Dayton Athletic Department is partnering with St. Vincent de Paul for a distinctive collection drive during several Flyers basketball games. Both the Men and Women’s teams will encourage their fans to bring donations of towels on the “Throw in the Towel” game days. St. Vincent […]

Will You Resolve to Give Back This Year?

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Written by David Bohardt, Executive Director Dear Friend of St. Vincent de Paul: We began 2016 with two high priority resolutions. The first is to sustain the quality of assistance, shelter and hope we provide to the thousands of the poor and homeless entrusted to our care. The second resolution is to focus on our […]

Vincentian Reflection for 2/7/16

These weekly Reflections are great tools for volunteer Vincentians to tie together what we do in our everyday lives and our faith.  They are originally designed for Vincentians,  but are helpful to anyone who need of a reminder of what we are called to do for our neighbors in need. Gospel: (Luke 5: 1-11)  After he had finished speaking, […]

The C-3 Group selects St. Vincent de Paul for Marketing Donation

Written by Hannah McGahee, Marketing and Communications St. Vincent de Paul District Council of Dayton is pleased to announce the C-3 Group has awarded St. Vincent de Paul pro-bono marketing assistance throughout the coming year. Launched in October 2013, the C-3 Group introduced their “C-3 Cares” initiative. Through the program, non-profits in the Dayton area receive […]

Rookie Runner? Get off to a Great Start!

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Written by Debby Sibert, Guest Blogger  After five years of running, I guess I’m no longer considered a rookie. I’ve learned a lot since my first 5K, which I entered on a whim. My goal was just to finish without totally embarrassing myself, and I’m happy to say I did. But it sure would have […]

Why Jeff Hulme Volunteers at St. Vincent de Paul

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St. Vincent de Paul relies heavily on the assistance from many volunteers to accomplish our mission of caring for those in need in the Miami Valley.  Without volunteer support, we simply could not provide our clients with the level of service they so desperately need. Mr. Jeffrey Hulme, one of our many volunteers at the […]

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