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Jun 21, 2019, 10:30 ET Society of St. Vincent de Paul TV Series Honored with Gabriel Award

The Society of St. Vincent de Paul's television series "Our Faith in Action: Today's Society of St. Vincent de Paul" was honored with a second place...


Dec 19, 2018, 15:46 ET Network Premiere of Society of St. Vincent de Paul Movie on EWTN

The Society of St. Vincent de Paul movie "Our Faith in Action" will be featured on Eternal Word Television Network on Sunday, Jan. 6 at 3:30 p.m....


Sep 25, 2018, 11:06 ET Steps to Fight Poverty

People across the country will hit the pavement on Saturday, Sept. 29 to raise funds and awareness for people poverty at the 11th Annual Friends of...


Feb 01, 2018, 08:35 ET New Society of St. Vincent de Paul Television Series Premieres March 4 on EWTN

Are you searching for a way to grow in faith while helping others? Then tune into the new television series, "Our Faith in Action: Today's Society of ...


Oct 26, 2017, 08:40 ET Hygiene Kits Still Needed for Disaster Survivors

The SVdPUSA Disaster Services Corporation has been working non-stop coordinating disaster relief services in response to hurricanes in Texas,...


Oct 24, 2017, 08:40 ET Ralph Middlecamp Elected National President of the U.S. Society of St. Vincent de Paul

Ralph Middlecamp was elected national president of the U.S. Society of St. Vincent de Paul. He will be the 13th national president of the U.S....


Sep 21, 2017, 08:40 ET A Decade of Walking for People in Need

People across the country will walk and run on the sidewalks, streets and trails on Saturday, Sept. 30 to raise awareness and funds for those living...


Sep 19, 2016, 05:13 ET Taking Steps to Eliminate Poverty

Walkers and runners across the country will take to the sidewalks, streets and trails on Saturday, Sept. 24 to raise awareness and funds for those...


Sep 17, 2015, 08:40 ET Walking With the Pope to Eliminate Poverty

"Unity happens when we walk together," Pope Francis said. While Society of St. Vincent de Paul members, their friends and families may not have the...


Jun 03, 2015, 08:50 ET Society of St. Vincent de Paul® Assisting Storm and Flood Survivors

The Society of St. Vincent de Paul is helping people in Texas and other states devastated by storms and floods over the past few weeks. SVdP members...


Dec 12, 2014, 08:30 ET Driving Down Poverty: Society of St. Vincent de Paul® National Vehicle Donation Program Helps Those in Need

Get rid of an old car. Lighten your tax burden for the year. Do something good for others during the holidays. These are all things that can be...


Sep 10, 2014, 08:30 ET Ending Poverty, One Step at a Time: Society of St. Vincent de Paul™ hosts 7th Annual Friends of the Poor® Walk/Run

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, there are about 46.5 million people, or approximately 15 percent of the population, in poverty. More than 22,000 ...


Feb 25, 2014, 08:30 ET Society of St. Vincent de Paul's "House in a Box" Helps Give Tornado Victims a Fresh Start

When tornadoes tore through several communities around Illinois in November, several thousand families suffered property damage with many losing...


Dec 04, 2013, 09:20 ET Charitable Vehicle Donation Program Keeps It Local; Donated Vehicles Can Provide Food, Shelter or Medicine for Those in Need

With vehicle donation programs available to benefit every worthy cause imaginable ― everything from animals to kids to veterans ― why donate a used...


Sep 05, 2013, 08:35 ET Society of St. Vincent de Paul™ Continues Rich Tradition of Local Community Outreach with Sponsorship of 6th Annual Friends of the Poor® Walk/Run

A family of five lived in their van because the father lost his construction job and can't find another. An elderly couple on a limited income...


Aug 19, 2013, 08:30 ET Dave Barringer Named CEO for National Society of St. Vincent de Paul

David Barringer has been named chief executive officer for the National Council of the U.S. Society of St. Vincent de Paul. He succeeds Roger...


May 23, 2013, 08:45 ET Society of St. Vincent de Paul to Provide Hands-on Disaster Relief for Oklahoma Tornado Victims

The Society of St. Vincent de Paul (SVdP), one of the largest charitable organizations in the nation, is on the ground in Oklahoma to help provide...


Jul 17, 2012, 07:45 ET 'Survive to Thrive' Is Goal of 5th Annual National Friends of the Poor® Walk/Run

In response to the poverty rate going up -- double in the last 15 years, based on the U.S. Census Bureau -- some 20,000 people will put their foot...


Jun 14, 2012, 08:45 ET Society of St. Vincent de Paul Named VOAD "Member of the Year"

Volunteer Organizations Active in Disaster (VOAD) has recognized the nonprofit Society of St. Vincent de Paul (SVdP) as "Member of the Year." SVdP,...


Apr 17, 2012, 08:20 ET National President of the Society of St. Vincent de Paul: 'End Poverty Through Systemic Change'

Jesus told His disciples, "The poor you will always have with you," but the president of one of the largest U.S. charities believes that bold new...


Sep 16, 2011, 12:44 ET Poverty Summit Promises 'Dramatically Different Approach to Treating Poverty'

The nation needs to seriously re-think how it deals with poverty and change the way resources are directed to the problem, said Joe Flannigan, the...


Aug 17, 2011, 07:50 ET Society of St. Vincent de Paul: Alabama's Immigration Law Will Criminalize Charity

The immigration law recently passed by the state of Alabama will make it illegal to practice virtually every facet of Christian charity, said the...


Aug 09, 2011, 08:15 ET Tens of Thousands Expected to 'Walk the Talk' at 4th Annual Friends of the Poor® Walk/Run

If you've ever talked about wanting to help those in need or living in poverty in your community, why not "walk the talk" at the 4th Annual Friends...


Jun 28, 2011, 08:15 ET The Society of St. Vincent de Paul Announces Nationwide Soup Donation

Families suffering from hunger across the country will go to bed a little less hungry in the next several months because of 12 tractor trailers of...


Jun 15, 2011, 12:12 ET Society of St. Vincent de Paul to Hold "Campership" Event this Friday, June 17, 2011, First Application Deadline for Circle V Ranch Camp Weeks

Los Angeles Dodger Outfielder Tony Gwynn, Jr. will be signing baseballs and autographs this Friday at the Society of St. Vincent de Paul and helping...