The District Council of Madison, Inc., Society of St. Vincent de Paul is a Catholic lay organization in which members join together in friendship to grow spiritually by providing person-to-person services to our neighbors in need.
From the Confederation International of the Society of St. Vincent de Paul
From the National Council of the United States of the Society of St. Vincent de Paul, Inc.
Links to a selection of other Vincentian organizations and councils of the Society
“Helping at the food pantry has always been a good way to meet those in need and has helped me to understand and relate to them as people who are just like me. … Conversations with our clients have done a lot to make the problem of poverty a personal one involving real people instead of an abstract issue.”