The Society of St. Vincent de Paul
A Catholic Digest Fave Five Charity
The Society's nearly 100,000 trained volunteers in the United States provided 12.5 million hours of volunteer service in 2018, helping more than 5.4 million people through visits to homes, prisons and hospitals at a value of more than $1.1 billion dollars.
During Pope Francis’ recent visit, he reached Christians and non-Christians alike with his message of helping others. The Society of St. Vincent de Paul has been putting these words into practice for more than170 years. SVdP is truly volunteer driven with a volunteer to staff ratio of 16 to 1.