Society of St. Vincent de Paul

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MISSION Of SOCIETY OF ST. VINCENT DE PAUL:

Inspired by Gospel values, men & women 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.

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We strive for spiritual growth of the members, developing solidarity among both members and those in need, and serving people with compassion, generosity, and respect.

If you can afford an hour a week ~ stock a shelf, answer email, do spreadsheets, drive a car, make home visits … come join us!

We meet the 2nd and 4th Tuesdays of each month, 5:30 PM at Our Lady of the Rosary Classrooms.

 
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Home Visits:

  • The Society of St. Vincent de Paul helps all in need. If you find yourself in need of assistance, please call our Help Line at 208-331-2208
  • Our Vincentian tradition, from the time of our founder, Frederic Ozanam, has always been the personal involvement of our members with those in need
  • This direct approach to assistance gives the Home Visitor a chance to assess need, and offer additional assistance such as food, clothing and furniture
  • The Vincentians provide those in need the simple fellowship of a listening ear and a caring heart
  • Vincentians always visit in pairs

Direct Aid:

  • The Society understands that when people fall on hard times, sometimes they simply need a helping hand….We are here to extend that hand - to give help and hope
  • Financial assistance provided for individuals experiencing a crisis
  • Assistance covers gas, electric, water bills, and rental assistance

Ways to Contribute:

  • Become a Vincentian
  • Make a monetary contribution using the “Fifth Sunday” envelope found in your Parish Offering envelope packet
  • Donate non-perishable food to the food pantry basket in the lobby anytime. We hand out convenient paper grocery bags with a list of needed items several times a year after Mass.
  • Donate a Thanksgiving food box. Sign ups are in November.
  • Donate used clothing, household items or furniture to one of the Boise St. Vincent DePaul thrift stores
  • Purchase a “gift certificate” in honor of a friend or loved one at our parish Christmas Giving Fair in December
  • Attend the annual St. Vincent de Paul Fair and car raffle in June. Great Family Fun!

Services Provided by Society of St. Vincent De Paul Idaho Council: