Society of St. Vincent de Paul, District Council of Sonoma County
Target demographics: Poor and low income residents of Sonoma County
Direct beneficiaries per year: St. Vincent de Paul of Sonoma County served over 89,000 meals in our free Dining Room while more than 64,000 purchases were made in our Thrift Store in 2010. We made a difference for over 145,000 needy residents in Sonoma County who utilized our services, and countless others who received comfort and support through a person to person visit from our volunteers.
Someone who had 3 hours of volunteer time could: Sort clothes in our warehouse, research collectibles, prepare food in our Dining Room, serve food in our Dining Room
Geographic areas served: Sonoma County, California
The Society of St. Vincent de Paul provides a critical safety net of caring services to bridge the gap for those that are temporarily suffering financial hardship and strives to pave a road of independence for families who have been afflicted for generations.
SVdP’s services and volunteer network have grown to directly impact the lives of over 150,000 low-income and homeless people in Sonoma County each year. Additionally, daily surplus food is distributed indirectly to hundreds of limited-income Sonoma county residents by local Conferences.