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Our CityThrift Store: Connecting You To Our Community and Our World

At the heart of St. Vincent de Paul Society, we know that we belong to one another as part of the human family and the Body of Christ. All our ministries are connected in a living breathing Society made up of members, donors, volunteers, and staff committed to being...

The Beating Heart of St. Vincent de Paul

The banner outside the St. Vincent de Paul Shelter for Women and Families proclaims that “Love Lives Here,” a sign that all are welcome, all are treated with dignity, respect, and compassion, and all we do is rooted in love for God and neighbor.   On an even...

Like a Good Neighbor, St. Vincent’s There

September is National Preparedness Month, and like a good neighbor, St. Vincent's there.   As the leaves change and seasons shift, the wind begins to blow cooler and cooler, we, like the squirrels, ought to be preparing for winter. Instead of collecting acorns,...

Recent Blog Posts

Food for the Soul

The simplest gifts often have the biggest impact on our neighbors in need, but perhaps none other than a hearty home-cooked meal to nourish the body and soul in times of stress. The children, women, and men who come to our shelters for rest are all experiencing some...

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Let There Be Light: In the Beginning (of the Society)

  It began with firewood—the spark that lit the fire in the heart for love of neighbor. A group of college buddies in 1833 who loved God and studied theology felt that something was missing. They were convicted to live their faith in a more active, tangible way....

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We are One Body–the Body of Christ

“Thank you very much for all you’ve done. You are a part of this blessing. Without each and every one of you, I wouldn’t be where I am today.” As I sat across from this man and listened to him repeat over and over what a blessing we all are, how much he loves each and...

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Thanks to You: Timothy and His Children Have a New Home

Timothy was doing everything he could to protect his three children – ages 6, 7 and 8– from an abusive situation. Shortly after taking full custody and already stretched financially, Timothy lost his job. Soon they were without a home. “For two nights we slept...

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