“We knew we would need a guiding document.”

February 28, 2022

Over the last few months, we have sent emails and shared Facebook posts about our partnership with FreeWill.   We want to offer you the gift of making your will online as a thank you for your continued support to the Society of St. Vincent de Paul — Madison! Now, hear from two of our […]

Neighbors Helping Neighbors the Vincentian Way

February 25, 2022

What is a conference? Who are members? A brief history and overview of current service provided by St. Vincent de Paul member conferences in Dane County   In 1925, the Society of St. Vincent de Paul began serving in Madison at St. Bernard Catholic Church and Holy Redeemer Church. Each parish formed a conference of […]

Small, everyday acts of kindness can make a long-term impact and inspire hope

February 25, 2022

Debby Leisner grew up in a Milwaukee suburb with two brothers and a single mom. Even as a child, she understood her family was poor, but never felt underprivileged. Her mother worked several jobs to provide  for her kids, but struggled to make ends meet. At one point she realized she needed to seek help. […]

From an unsure, “No, thank you,” to a confident “Yes please!”

February 25, 2022

St. Vincent de Paul Charitable Pharmacy staff continue to provide health information to patients on receiving their COVID-19 vaccines St. Vincent de Paul Charitable Pharmacy staff and volunteers provide COVID-19 vaccines and health information to “hard-to-reach” people who have been hesitant to receive a vaccine. Staff pharmacists Becky Mann and Yolanda Tolson- Eveans share stories […]

2021 Impact Report

January 24, 2022

Our 2021 Impact Report details the monetary value of donor support to our service programs in the last year. It also includes statistics and facts from our food pantry, charitable pharmacy, housing program and voucher services.