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The Saint Vincent De Paul Conference at Saint John Neumann in Canton, Michigan was established in the summer of 2011. We welcome new members and volunteers of all ages and abilities.
If interested in SVDP joining please contact Lorainne Zaksek, via the Parish office and leave your name and phone and email. Please donate clothing in the Blue SVDP Bin behind the church for the Saint Vincent DePaul Thrift Store in 6613 N. Wayne Road in Westland, Michigan. For monetary donations, SVDP hosts “Top Hat Sunday” on the second weekend of the month for donations after all masses.
Purpose & Mission of
The St. Vincent De Paul Society
Members of the Society of St. Vincent de Paul (or “Vincentians” ) are men and women who strive to grow spiritually by offering person-to-person service to individuals in need. We are young and old. Our members come in every shade of skin color. Some of us are wealthy, some are financially poor, but all of us are blessed with an awareness that our blessings (time, talent or treasure) are to be shared with our brothers and sisters in need.
The Society of St. Vincent de Paul offers tangible assistance to those in need on a person-to-person basis. It is this personalized involvement that makes the work of the Society unique. This aid may take the form of intervention, consultation, or often through direct dollar or in-kind service.
An essential precept of the Society’s work is to provide help while conscientiously maintaining the confidentiality and dignity of those who are served. The Society recognizes that it must assume, also, a role of advocacy for those who are defenseless or voiceless. Some 12 million persons are helped annually by Vincentians in the United States.