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St. Vincent de Paul: Santa Clara County

St. Vincent de Paul Santa Clara County

Publications and Resources

AmazonSmile Support for St Vincent de Paul

Remember as you shop you can help a needy family by supporting St Vincent de Paul. You shop. Amazon gives. Amazon will donate 0.5% of the price of your eligible AmazonSmile purchases to St. Vincent de Paul of Society of Santa Clara County whenever you shop on AmazonSmile. AmazonSmile is the same Amazon you know. Same […]

S.H.A.R.E.S. Program

S.H.A.R.E.S. / eScrip Program The Santa Clara County Council of the Society of St Vincent de Paul is a participant in the S.H.A.R.E.S. / eScrip Program. By participating in this program, the merchant will donate up to 3% of your monthly spending to the Society of St. Vincent de Paul. Local Merchants participating are Save […]

SCU Student Project: Raising Awareness for a Cause

A Communications class at Santa Clara University was given a challenging assignment. Select a local non-profit organization, partner with them, and launch a program to raise awareness and funds to support their cause. St. Vincent de Paul, who has been providing outreach support for the needy in Santa Clara County since 1946, and has a […]

St Vincent de Paul Partners with Sunday Friends to foster Systemic Change

The Society of St. Vincent de Paul in the United States is committed to ending poverty. Along with the entire Vincentian Family, we see Systemic Change as the means to this goal. In an effort to proliferate this goal throughout the country, St Vincent de Paul of Santa Clara County was provided a grant from […]


Wouldn’t it be wonderful if there was a way to help a needy family stay together in their home AND make your neighbors happy? Well, SVdP has just the program. You can donate that old auto to SVdP and we will turn it into funds that will help a needy family stay together, in their […]

SVdP’s Most Holy Trinity Conference Pilots Homeless Shelter Program

St. Vincent de Paul of Santa Clara County’s Most Holy Trinity Conference saw a need to shelter the homeless so they acted on it. With funds from generous donors they launched The Most Holy Trinity Homeless Shelter Program on February 7th. The Shelter Program is able to house up to 15 guests for a week […]

Saint Lucy Conference SVDP partners with Grocery Outlet

For the last two years Chevonne and Darren Johst, owners of the Downtown San Jose Grocery Outlet located at 272 E. Santa Clara Street, San Jose, have invited the Saint Lucy Conference of the Society of Saint Vincent de Paul to partner with them in the Grocery Outlet Independence from Hunger Food Drive. This year […]

St. Vincent de Paul holds Volunteer Appreciation Luncheon

The Society of St. Vincent de Paul of Santa Clara County volunteers and Council employees got together at St. Mary of the Immaculate Conception Church in Los Gatos for an appreciation pot-luck luncheon. Hosted by John Thielmann, President of the St. Mary SVdP Conference, it was an afternoon of bonding and celebrating our accomplishments in […]

Stats Shot: Homelessness in the Heart of Silicon Valley

SAN JOSE, Calif. — Driving along the web of suburban freeways that crisscross Silicon Valley, it’s sometimes hard to see the problem of homelessness. Stopped at a traffic light on an off-ramp, you might catch a glimpse of an encampment partially hidden in the dry vegetation. http://www.routefifty.com/2015/07/santa-clara-county-homelessness/116905/

SVdP Back-to-School Supply Drive

In August several of the SVdP conferences throughout Santa Clara County held their annual Back-to-School Supply Drive. Thanks to the generosity of our supporters we were able to provide backpacks packed with school supplies to hundreds of students to ensure they had what was needed to start the school year. Barbara Pollock of our St. […]