St. Vincent de Paul relies on revenues from our four local Thrift Stores to fund desperately needed services for the poor and homeless here in our community. By donating your gently used merchandise or excess inventory, including furniture, small appliances, housewares, clothing, and other items in good condition, we can sell them at a small profit. All net revenues go directly back […]
Women who live at Roberts Hall, one of St. Vincent de Paul’s supportive housing programs, got a special treat when seven Bellarmine University coeds, led by Katie Dorminey, served dinner at the home. “Everyone had a good time,” says Kay Redfern, program manager for Roberts Hall, a dormitory-style residence for formerly homeless women. “They had salad, pasta and […]
This Easter Sunday, hundreds of men, women and children will eat their holiday meal in our Open Hand Kitchen. Although the plates of ham, turkey, potatoes and salad (along with snack-sized bags of jellybeans) will feed their bodies, many of these hungry people also yearn for nourishment of the soul. That’s why dozens of St. Vincent de Paul’s loyal donors have signed special messages of encouragement on colorful paper placemats that will be given to each guest. Here is a sampling of their well-wishes:
Remembering you with a prayer that God will always keep you in His perfect peace.
Truly, this was the Son of God. Mark 15:39
Happy Easter! May this holy season bring you joy and hope!
Every day is a gift, bright with promise,Generous with beauty, and filled with sunshine. Even when it is raining.
Ann and Don
God bless you.
Don and Peggy
Have a blessed Easter!
JoAnn and Debbie
May you enjoy your day and may Peace, Hope and Strength surround you.Jean
May the Easter season give you peace of heart. Sincerely,
Jim and Joanne
Would you like to get involved? We rely on compassionate men, women and youth to make our work with the poor and homeless possible. Whether working on the front lines or behind the scenes, their joyful gift of service to people in need embodies our mission. Call us today!
For many years, we have benefitted from a generous Gift Card program offered through The Kroger Co. You can participate, and help us earn 4% on all your Kroger purchases, when you follow these simple steps: 1. Purchase a gift card (or cards) from SVDP for $25 each. Your card will immediately have a credit […]
Lousiville florist Nanz & Kraft offers a unique online fund raising program called Helping Hands. When placing an online order, a customer may select St. Vincent de Paul from a list of organizations to receive a $2 donation. The Helping Hands program is valid for all orders, whether sending flowers across town or anywhere in […]
Thank you to everyone who came out to Churchill Downs for our 3rd Annual Friends of the Poor Walk. The event raised more than $27,000 for our community outreach to families and individuals seeking emergency help with rent, food and utilities.
St. Vincent de Paul will coordinate on-site clothing and furniture drives for organizations, local businesses, churches and schools wishing to support our programs. We will provide flyers and the truck for the event. To schedule an event, please contact Judy McCoy at 502.301.8676 or click here to send her an E-mail.
The Tag-A-Door program is designed to increase much needed donations for our Thrift Stores. Volunteer groups place door knockers requesting donations for our Thrift Stores in the neighborhoods of their choice. The door knocker provides each household with directions to leave donations on the door step on a designated date. Our volunteers then return on that […]
The Open Hand Kitchen relies heavily on volunteers. Every day groups of volunteers come in at lunch and at dinner to serve food to those in need who come to find a hot meal. Meals are served to anyone who comes shows up at our doors. The Open Hand Kitchen serves more than 120,000 meals […]