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Car Donation 150 150 St. Vincent de Paul Detroit

Car Donation

The Archdiocesan Council of Detroit has approved a new vehicle donation sharing program with its Conferences. One-half of all the net proceeds of vehicles donated to the Society of St. Vincent DePaul  with be split with the Conference from the…

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2013 Charitable Donation Tax Credit Info 150 150 St. Vincent de Paul Detroit

2013 Charitable Donation Tax Credit Info

The Michigan Charitable Tax Credit is going away in 2013. We’ve got the latest information so you’re not caught unaware when filing taxes next year. To learn more, read this story from Mlive on Michigan Charitable Donation Tax Credits for…

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Food Stamp Challenge 150 150 St. Vincent de Paul Detroit

Food Stamp Challenge

The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), also known as Food Stamps, helps nearly 45 million low-income people purchase food for themselves and their families. The program is designed as a safety net to help ensure people have access to food…

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Summer Dreams 150 150 St. Vincent de Paul Detroit

Summer Dreams

Recently a report was released that shows Michigan ranks as the 10th worst state for children living in high-poverty neighborhoods, and Detroit is the worst city in the country with two out of three children living in these neighborhoods. “Data…

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Vision 2015 150 150 St. Vincent de Paul Detroit

Vision 2015

On January 8th, The Society of St. Vincent de Paul in the Archdiocese of Detroit will roll out its Vision 2015 Strategic Plan to its members.  The need for a Strategic plan to guide the Society are several; The Economic…

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Every child deserves a new coat 150 150 St. Vincent de Paul Detroit

Every child deserves a new coat

 “If the poor would only get out and find work, they would not be poor!” This common misconception pacifies the conscience of many people. Instead, Jesus says that we shouldn’t let people suffer; we must reach out to them. He is…

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What it’s like to live in Poverty 150 150 St. Vincent de Paul Detroit

What it’s like to live in Poverty

For those living in poverty, their definition of being poor might be: “I don’t think I can make it thru today.”  For the working poor, the definition of being poor might be:  “I have today covered, but I don’t know…

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SVdP partners with Office Express and Fl 150 150 St. Vincent de Paul Detroit

SVdP partners with Office Express and Fl

SVdP partners with Office Express and Flame Heating for a coat drive 10/17 thru 12/31 visit http://www.moreforthepoor.org for details….

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80,000 in danger of having their utilities shut off 150 150 St. Vincent de Paul Detroit

80,000 in danger of having their utilities shut off

With the recent turn to cooler weather, we know that much colder temperatures are not far away.  With that knowledge in mind, our thoughts turn to those who will not be able to afford their utility bills this coming heating…

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More in Michigan living in Poverty 150 150 St. Vincent de Paul Detroit

More in Michigan living in Poverty

You probably have seen or heard the news from  the latest census where  nearly 15% of our neighbors in Michigan are living in poverty! That is up from under 10% 10 years ago. Poverty is defined as a family of 4…

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