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Welcome to the Indianapolis Society of St. Vincent dePaul home on the web!

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 SVdP.

Click on: Examples of Donated Cars to see the kinds of vehicles being donated.

We also need adult bicycles for those in need of
transportation to jobs and medical appointments.
Call Maureen McLean at 317-631-4369 to donate a bike.
Maureen also will pick up the bike if needed.

Request for Help

Click here to request assistance.

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.

Spotlight on Volunteering

To register to volunteer at our Distribution Center, click on: Register for the DC and follow the instructions.
Click on: learn more for a description of the ministry

To register to volunteer at our Food Pantry, click on: Register for the FP and follow the instructions.
Click on: learn more for a description of the ministry

To register to volunteer at our Beggars for the Poor Ministry, click on: Register for the BP and follow the instructions.

To register to volunteer at our Telephone Ministry, click on: Register for the TM and follow the instructions.
Click on: learn more for a brief description of the ministry

To register to volunteer at our Homeless Ministry, click on: Register for the HM and follow the instructions.

Inspiring Indy Star Article

Click: here for this must read piece relating how God works in and through our lives.

Ozanam Orientation

The next Ozanam Training Session will be August 22, 2015 at Christ the King. Put a hold on that date if you plan to attend... More on this as the date approaches.

Click on: Catholic Radio to listen to the St. Vincent dePaul interview, click on "next" to go to page 2 of the interviews and look for the SVdP logo.

E-mail Communication Option

We are offering an email service to those who wish to receive this type of communication.
This service would include such publications as our quarterly newsletter (The Front Line), notice of upcoming events and mailings we currently send through the postal service.
This project will:
-significantly reduce our mailing costs
- provide a convenient paperless, environmentally friendly way to communicate with our clients and patrons.
- significantly improve the timeliness of information to our clients and donors

Be assured that any information provided will be used only for the purposes outlined above and we never share data with a third party.

If you would like to use this service, click on: here and follow the instructions.

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. Click on:
Meeting minutes dated Dec 14,2011
Meeting minutes dated Feb 1, 2012
Meeting minutes dated Nov 7, 2012
Meeting minutes dated Jan 16, 2013
Meeting minutes dated April 24, 2013
Acceptance Document - International Confederation
for more information

Bicycles Needed

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.
Click on: 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.
Call Maureen if pick-up is needed.

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.

Click on: Shiela Gilbert Video
to hear Shiela's detailed vision of Promoting Systemic Change presented at the 2012 meeting of the South Central Region.

Click on: brochure front for a brochure about this program that could help make a lasting change in your life, including aan application form.

Click on: brochure back for a brochure about this program that could help make a lasting change in your life.

Click on: Index for a list of helpful materials regarding this program.

In addition to Sunday's and major holidays, the facilities will be closed the following dates in 2015

Food Pantry--- Mar 30-Apr 4; May 18 - 25; June 29- July 4; Aug 31-Sept 7; Nov 23-28; Dec 21-Jan 4, 2016

Distribution Center---Apr 4; May 23; July 4: Sept 5;Nov 28; Dec 26; Jan 2, 2016


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SVdP Photo Gallery

Ozanam Breakfast Photos 5/1/2013
SSVdP Regonal Meeting 6-29-2013
Friends of the Poor Walk Sept 28, 2013
Lilly Day of Service Oct 10. 2013
SSVdP Annual Meeting Oct 13, 2013
Bedford Thrift Store Dedication
Roncalli Food Drive

Volunteer Opportunities

Our need for volunteers is growing and varied. Click on: Volunteer Opportunities Brochure for more information

Systemic Change Resources

The Society of St Vincent DePaul National Council has assembled a wide range of Systemic Change resource material on the national website.
Click on: Resource Material to access this material.

SVDP Newsletter
SVDP has a new newsletter available!

Click the link below to read all about what is going on at SVDP.

Read our newsletters here.
Help the less fortunate, make a donation today!

Recommended Websites
SVdP National Council website

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