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Helping Neighbors Starts at Home


At the Society of St. Vincent de Paul, we believe that helping neighbors starts at home. Every conference has resources to offer their communities, but some have more funding than others. In keeping with the vision of Blessed Frédéric Ozanam to create a “network of charity,” the Society’s twinning program matches conferences with unmet needs with other conferences that can offer greater financial and spiritual support. For the last 15 years, the parishes of Our Lady of Guadalupe (OLG) in Ferguson and Mary Queen of Peace (MQP) in Webster Groves have worked together. The relationship is one...

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At the Society of St. Vincent de Paul – Archdiocesan Council of St. Louis, we believe that Helping neighbors starts at home. When people need help, we’ll be there. We serve everyone in need. Period.

The Society’s unique model of person-to-person service offers a dual benefit: the poor and suffering feel the love and compassion of humanity along with the assistance they receive. And the volunteer, witnessing the challenges of the less fortunate and their strength to persevere, is inspired to greater involvement and spiritual growth.