The mission statement for the Society of St. Vincent de Paul:
"Inspired by Gospel values, the Society of St. Vincent de Paul, 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 Frederic Ozanam, and patron, St. Vincent de Paul"
The core values are: Holiness of Life, Service of the Poor, Humility, Simplicity, Charity and Community of Faith.
With money donated by member of St. Helena Parish, the group purchases food and provides utility assistance to families in difficult situations.
In addition to food and utility assistance, the Group collects school supplies at the beginning of the school year to give to the children of needy families in the neighborhood. At Thanksgiving the group provides Turkey and chicken to the families for Holiday meals.
Meetings: the first Tuesday of the month at 8:30 in the Dolan Center.
Hours of Operation: Tuesdays & Thursday 9:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Phone: 653-3316 ext. 172