In order to provide the best services possible, the food pantry hours have been revised to Tuesday-Wednesday-Thursday from 1pm to 4pm.
Two volunteer position job descriptions have been posted on our website.
We are looking for a few compassionate individuals to serve as Program Service agents.
Additionally, we are in need of a detail oriented, energetic and personable individual to serve as a Food Pantry Coordinator.
Check it out. If you know of anyone that might be interested, or if YOU are interested, please contact us to learn more about these opportunities to give back to the community and grow and serve.
We have been able to assist 5 families obtain a total of $7,312.98 in assistance with the Energy Assisttance grant program in the first month so far. More details.
The Society of St. Vincent de Paul, has gained access to a $200,000 grant from THAW (The Heat And Warmth Fund) towards energy assistance for Consumers Energy customers in Northern Michigan until August 15, 2012, or until funds are depleted.
This fund is NOT available to customers with other utilities or those with other energy providers. Certain criteria must be met and eligibility requirements must be reviewed by a St. Vincent de Paul representative.
Summary of Eligibility Requirements and more details are located at Energy Assistance Grant St Vincent de Paul Traverse City.
Donors, Clients and Customers
Please be advised that effective 4/17/2012, and for the next 45 to 90 days, St. Vincent de Paul will be TEMPORARILY closing thrift store operations in order to remodel and re-launch the organization.
We will still be offering services to those in need. Please call 231-218-7525 with any immediate emergency needs. Until construction/remodeling efforts keep us from doing so, food pantry operations will remain open by appointment only.
During this phase, we will continue to accept cash donations. Please consider us and pray for the organization during this time of transition. Safe, secure online donations can be made at the St Vincent de Paul Donation page , the donate link in the upper right hand corner of most pages or you may send donations by check to:
ATT: Chris Gallagher, Treasurer
Society of St Vincent de Paul
PO Box 984
Traverse City, MI 49685
DONATED GOODS or FOOD:
We will still be accepting limited donations of gently used clothing and furniture along with food. Please call us to make arrangements for pick-up service.
VOLUNTEERS – MEMBERS – SUPPORTERS
A letter will be mailed to you on or before 4/20/2012 offering further details about the future. If for some reason you do not receive, please call us.
The vision is to re-launch operations to better serve the community and to ensure the long-term viability of the organization. For additional information and updates please join our email newsletter by providing us your email address in the upper right-hand corner of most web pages or stay updated at our facebook page or twitter acoount.
We also welcome any suggestions or ideas you may have. Leave us a comment.
Thank you for your continued support and understanding during this process.