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To make a monetary donation or schedule a pick-up for donated items click on:
Make a Donation
We are now accepting vehicle donations..
Click here to learn more about how to donate a car to a worthy cause.
Examples of Donated Cars to see the kinds of vehicles being donated.
Request for Help
Society of St. Vincent dePaul offers assistance to those who have fallen upon times of hardship and personal crisis. Ways in which SVdP helps include providing food, clothing and furniture, as well as financial assistance when funds are available.
SVdP is an international organization of lay people with presence in over 135 countries. In Indianapolis, SVdP has been serving people in need since the early 1960's.
SVdP Regional Meeting in Indianapolis June 28-29, 2013
The Regional Meeting for Vincentians in Indiana and Kentucky will be held at the Fatima Retreat Retreat House, 5353 E. 56th Street, Indianapolis, Indiana 46226 on Saturday, June 29, 10am-4pm. Mass will be celebrated following the meeting. The registration fee of $25 per person includes lunch.
Hotel rooms are available on Friday and Saturday. Rates: $53/per person for single room (one twin or full-sized bed) or $37.50 per person for a shared room (two twin beds). Payments will be made to Fatima upon arrival. Cash or check is preferred. Please contact Mary Lechtanski at 317-545-7681 to book your room.
If two or more participants live near one another and can carpool, this will help with parking.
There is an optional Pantry Tour on Friday evening with a light reception 6:30pm-8pm. Registration is required. The SSVdP Client Choice Pantry is located at 3001 E. 30th Street, Indianapolis, Indiana, 46218. You may also register by phone by calling 317-691-0806. Please leave your name(s), a contact phone number, the name of your conference and indicate if you plan to attend the Pantry Tour on Friday.
Please send your check, payable to St. Vincent de Paul Society to 7314 Rooses Way, Indianapolis, IN 46217.
Credit card payments are available with the on-line registration, using PayPal.
Indicate on the registration form whether you are paying your registration fee by check or credit card.
For on-line registration, click on: register
Thank you so much and we hope to see you there!!
To use PayPal to pay your registration fee via credit card:
On the home page website (www.svdpindy.org);
Click on DONATIONS tab along the top of the home page;
Click on MAKE A DONATION (under Financial Donations);
Enter the registration fee ($25.00) at the left and name/address/card info/etc. at the right;
Proceed to the PAY NOW screen but do not click on the PAY NOW button just yet;
Click on the ADD link located directly under the Shipping Address;
and enter this note " Regional Meeting Registration Fee";
then click on the PAY NOW button.
International Commission for Aid and Development
The following meeting minutes will make you proud to be part of an organization the truly practices Christ's teachings.
Meeting minutes dated Dec 14,2011
Meeting minutes dated Feb 1, 2012
Meeting minutes dated Nov 7, 2012
Meeting minutes dated Jan 16, 2013
Acceptance Document - International Confederation
for more information
The Holy Cross SVdP Conference is asking for donations of used bicycles to help those in need with no means of transportation. Bicycles needing repair are also welcome.
We also need helmets. ponchos, backpacks, bicycles locks, and reading glasses.
here for pictures of 3 ladies who received donated bikes and are now in their own homes and two have joined Holy Cross.
To donate a bike or any of the above items, call or email Maureen McLean 317-631-4369....E-mail for information on how and where to drop it off.
Changing Lives Forever
The Society of St Vincent de Paul Indianapolis Council is sponsoring a program to help individuals and families move from a position of dependency on government and/or community assistance to a state of self-sufficiency.
Shiela Gilbert Video
to hear Shiela's detailed vision of Promoting Systemic Change presented at the 2012 meeting of the South Central Region.
The six-month program begins on March 27, 2012 at the SVdP Food Center 3001 E 30th Street.
here for more information about this program that could help make a lasting change in your life.
brochure front fora brochure about this program that could help make a lasting change in your life.
brochure back fora brochure about this program that could help make a lasting change in your life.
Facility Closings for 2013
Food Pantry--- Mar 24 -31; May 19 - 27; July 1-7; Aug 25-Sept 2; Nov 24-30; Dec 22-Jan 5, 2014
Distribution Center---Mar 30; May 25; July 6; Aug 31: Nov 30; Dec 21; Dec 28.
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SVdP Photo Gallery
Estate Sale 2010
Roncalli Food Drive 2010
FFA Day of Service 2010
Roncalli Food Drive 2008
Sarah Fisher Racing - Food Drive 2009
Marian College - Food Drive 2008
Comcast Cares Day 4-30-2011 at SVdP Food Pantry and Distribution Center
Hartford Ins. Donation & Food Drive
Marian University Freshmen "Day Of Service" 2011
Walk for the Poor Sept 24, 2011
Lilly"Day Of Service" Oct 6, 2011
FFA at the Food Pantry Oct 21, 2011
Marian University Food Drive Nov 5, 2011
2011 Indy Crop Walk
Voices Uniting to End Hunger 3/3/2012
Society of St. Vincent dePaul Society Volunteers...June 6, 2012
Boulevard Place Pantry....August 15, 2012
Hartford Insurance Group Volunteers...August 9, 2012
Butler University Students....August 12, 2012
Hartford Food/Cash Drive ...9/12/2012
Butler University Students....8/21/2012
SSVdP Friends for the Poor Walk 9-29-2012
Ozanam Breakfast Photos 5/1/2013
Special thanks to Sherman and Company for contributing to the content of these photos.
Our need for volunteers is growing and varied. Click on:
Volunteer Opportunities Brochure for more information