St. Vincent de Paul

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Our mission: Inspired by Gospel values, SVdP, a Catholic lay organization, leads women and men to join together to grow spiritually by offering person-to-person service to those who are needy and suffering in the tradition of its founder, Blessed FrÉdÉric Ozanam, and patron, St. Vincent de Paul.

What Do We Do?

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SVdP 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.

While no work of charity is foreign to the Society, we at SMMP help those in our local area with basic needs such as shelter (rent or mortgage payments), food, medication, utilities and gasoline. We give aid to parishioners and those living within our parish boundaries no matter their faith.  Should you need assistance, contact the parish office 630-369-0777

Should you wish to contribute, SVdP envelopes are in the narthex and can be placed in the collection basket.

Donations hamper in our church

Our large Blue hamper is located in the upper hallway, just off the narthex

  • We collect clothing, bedding, small house wares & toys
  • Donations can be placed in our hamper at any time
  • Donations help supply our six thrift stores in the Joliet diocese
  • Proceeds from sales at our thrift stores are distributed back to the parishes where funds are needed
  • For donations of furniture and larger items, call 630-231-4658 to arrange free pick up at your home

Automobile Donations

  • Cars are accepted, running or not
  • Cars in best condition are given directly to those in need, often allowing someone to maintain to a job
  • Cars in poorer condition are sold at auction with proceeds used to make sensible, minor repairs on cars
  • We frequently have several people on the waiting list in our diocese in need of a car
  • Contact 630-293-9755 for more details

Your donations are needed & are greatly appreciated!

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