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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.

Ozanam Orientation

The orientation session for Nov 15th has been delayed until the 1st quarter of 2015...The specific date will be announced after the first of the year

For more details and to sign up for this event, click on: register here and follow the instructions.

Hope in Action Retreat Training

This training has been re-scheduled for November 8th and 9th 2014.

To sign up for this event, click on: register here and follow the instructions.

Click on: Striegel interview for the clip of an interview with Don Striegel about SVdP with the Spotliight publication.

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.

Volunteer Form

We are hopeful that we can broaden our ability to attract more volunteers to enhance our mission of helping the needy. click on: Volunteer Donor Form, print out the form and mail it to:
SSVdP Indianapolis Council
3001 E. 30th St.
Indpls, IN 46218
Attn: Greg Dolan

Hint for smartphone users: take a photo of the completed form and email it to gdolan@indy.rr.com

Note: For users of MS Word click on: Volunteer Donor Form Interactive, and follow the instructions/

Thank you for your interest.

Volunteer Needed

We are in critical need for volunteers to serve as telephone responders/counselors.
This task involves answering phone calls on your home phone
from either someone in need of assistance
or someone who wishes to make a donation.
Comprehensive training will be provided.
For details... send an email to:
Carole Duke email addr: (you can copy /paste Carole's email addr into your email program)
Please give consideration to this request.

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.

Facility Closings for 2014

Food Pantry--- Apr 13 -19; May 18 - 26; June 29- July 5; Aug 24-Sept 1; Nov 23-29; Dec 21-Jan 3, 2015
Distribution Center---Apr 19; May 24; July 5; Aug 30: Nov 29; Dec 20; Dec 27.


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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

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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