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Helping Those In Need

At the heart of the Society of St. Vincent de Paul is the home visit with a family in need of assistance.  This is the point of contact in which our members’ passion for service intersects with real struggles in the community via our neighbors & friends.

Get Involved

Are you looking for a meaningful opportunity to give back to the community?  SVdP offers a WIDE variety of volunteer opportunities from assisting at the Food Pantry & Store to becoming a Member (commonly referred to as a “Vincentian”) through your Parish.

Every Dollar Counts – Donate Now

There is no donation too large or small!  Like all nonprofit organizations, we rely on the generosity of our community to bring our mission to life.  We are very blessed to have loyal supporters who give of their time, talent & treasure.

Latest News about SVDP

Single Mom Gets the Keys to New Home

Nora’s 3 kids were teenagers when Nora, a lifelong resident of Evansville, met Jake, who came here from Philadelphia. Nora and Jake decided to make a home together, but in 2016, Jake decided he’d go back to Philly alone. Nora worked as hard and for as many hours as she could, but without Jake’s help to pay rent and expenses, [...]

Schnucks Hunger Bag – November Promotion

November 2017 - Support SVdP when you shop at Schnucks!!! For the entire month of September, when you pick up the Hunger Bag at the Schnucks located at 4500 W. Lloyd Expressway in Evansville, we receive $1! Help support the SVdP Food Pantry and purchase the Hunger Bag! Visit schnucks.bags4mycause.com for details! Head to Schnucks on the West Side and get your Hunger Bag today!

St. Wendel Students Volunteer at the Thrift Store

St. Wendel Catholic School students recently spent time volunteering at the SVdP Thrift Store! They provided great assistance in sorting items, organizing, and generally being of assistance. THANK YOU for your service to SVdP and to those in need in our community! Want to learn how you and your group can get involved? At the Society of St. Vincent de [...]

St. Ben’s Conference Lends Helping Hand

Last week, the broken American immigration system came to the door of the Parish Center at St. Benedict Cathedral. His name is “Ernesto” - a Mexican farm worker who went to New Jersey in search of the kind of work that American workers decline to perform.  When Ernesto arrived in New Jersey, he applied for a work permit, as any [...]

2017 Walk a Success – THANK YOU Sponsors & Everyone!!

THANK YOU to ALL who made the 2017 Walk a Success!!! The 10th Annual SVdP Friends of the Poor Walk took place on Saturday, September 30th.  With the support of our sponsors, participants, conferences, supporters, volunteers, and staff, we had another successful year. ALL of the proceeds from this event go directly to serve those in need in our community! [...]

Pope Francis offers Message on Feast of St. Vincent de Paul

Pope Francis offers us a few words on the main feast of the whole Vincentian Family! Here is his message in full: Dear brothers and sisters, On the occasion of the fourth centenary of the charism that gave birth to your Family, I would like to extend my words of gratitude and encouragement and to emphasize the value and relevance [...]