ST. VINCENT DE PAUL SOCIETY

 

 

HISTORY

The St. Vincent de Paul Society is an international society founded in 1833 by Blessed Frederic Ozanam and 5 friends.  They were students at the Sorbonne, Paris, France. The Society spread rapidly, reaching the US in 1845. Holy Angels Conference is the oldest SVDP conference in San Mateo County, serving the community since 1931.

MISSION STATEMENT

In the spirit of Love and Justice, the St. Vincent de Paul Society provides person to person services of time, talent and resources to help our neighbors in need.

WHO WE SERVE

During our 2008-2009 service year we served 386 individuals, including 203 adults and 183 children. We provided 2200 plus volunteer hours of spiritual and material support and grew in our relationship with God. Our income was $21,990.00 and our expenses were $26,273.00.   Operational expenses were 1.1% of our income.

HOLY ANGELS CONFERENCE MINISTRIES

  • Home Visits and Assistance w/ basic bills, rent, food, clothing, transportation, etc.
  • Back to School Clothing Scholarships
  • Holiday Food Ministry-Easter, Thanksgiving, Christmas

     

  • Homeless Assistance

     "No work of charity is foreign to the SVDP."

FUNDING SOURCES

  • 5th Sunday and Thanksgiving Mass Collections
  • Gifts from Parishioners
  • Gifts from Italian Catholic Federation and Golden Years Club, and Latin Club

 

JOIN US

The Holy Angels Conference meets the lst and 3rd Thursday of each month at 7:00 pm at a member's home. To find out about joining us, request information, and make referrals and requests please call (650) 615-8330 and leave a message.

"God has created me to do him some definite service: he has committed some work to me which he has not committed to another"   -John Henry Cardinal Newman

 

MEMBERSHIP

Parishioners of Holy Angels Parish who wish to grow spirtually by offering person-to -person services to those in our community who are need and suffering.

"The Vincentian vocation is the call of personal service to those in need."

-Manual of the Society in the USA

 

IMPORTANT NUMBERS

Holy Angels Conference

(650) 615-8330

 

San Mateo District Council

Assistance Line

(650)343-4403

M-F 10 am to Noon & 1 - 4 PM

 

Donations and Pick-ups

(650) 871-6844

M-F 10 Am - Noon & 1 - 4 PM

 

Vehicle Donations

1-800-YES-SVDP (937-7837)

 

www.svdp-sanmateoco.org

THRIFT STORES

Daly City

6298 Mission St.

"Top of the Hill"

(650)992-9271

South San Francisco

344 Grand Ave.

Near Linden

(650)589-8445

San Mateo

40 N. "B" St.

Near Baldwin

(650)347-5101

Redwood City

2406 El Camino Real

Just south of HWY 82

(650)366-6367
   

 

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