A Call to Foster Care

A Call to Foster Care Nikki and her husband believe deeply that they have received God’s call, which would be achieved through foster care. Inspired first on a mission trip in 2005 to Jamaica, they saw so many children needing care. They considered adopting, but felt their financial circumstances were not the best for an…

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Foster Care Parent Nikki’s Original Blog

My Journey as a Foster mom: Immeasurable Love Found In Unexpected Places By Nikki (a foster parent licensed by St. Vincent Catholic Charities) God first stirred a passion in me that I had not felt before on a mission trip to St. Ann’s Bay Jamaica in 2005. I stood in the school yard with dozens…

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St. Vincent Catholic charities Mentor Leigh Ann Warner and Family

Mentor Leigh Ann Warner-St. Vincent Catholic Charities

Mentors are so important to the children served at the St. Vincent Catholic Charities’ Children’s Home.  It is also a great way for volunteers to connect with a child in need and make a positive impact in their lives. Mentor Leigh Ann Warner is using her time and talent to make a difference in a…

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Giving Love for the Holidays

The holidays are always a time of great love for many of us.  We are surrounded by close friends and family members who have all gathered to celebrate the joy of Christmas and hopes of prosperity for the new year.  But for some, the holidays are a difficult time.  That is exactly what one of…

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A Message About Giving- 5 Days of Giving

During our 5 Days of Giving (December 17th through December 21st), there is a special opportunity for you to double your donation to STVCC. Our partner that processes our online donations, Weblink, is offering a 1 to 1 Match for donations received.  You can make a gift TODAY to double your donation and its impact in the…

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Miracle spent some time at St. Vincent's Children's Home and learned some valuable lessons.

Miracle at St. Vincent’s Children’s Home

When children come to the St Vincent’s Children’s Home it is often because they are having some insurmountable difficulty in their first family or their foster family which requires some special intervention.  This is a story of how Miracle came to the Children’s Home and how it changed her life for good. At the very…

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Reflection on Volunteering

The end of the year is the perfect time for reflection on volunteering and how  your charitable activities over the past year can help, specifically volunteering. Give some thought towards how you might be willing to share your time or talent with St. Vincent Catholic Charities (STVCC). At STVCC throughout the year there are so…

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Sustained Giving – Sustained Dreams

At St. Vincent Catholic Charities (STVCC), we serve the most vulnerable in our community by providing help that creates hope.  So much of our work is related to programs and services for these vulnerable members of our community.  In the Development Office we keep our ears open for the stories that provide the proof of…

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Dave Drayton – Board Volunteer – Big Heart

Dave Drayton is a big man with an even bigger heart.  In 2013 we profiled the volunteer work that Dave was doing at the Children’s Home which was part of his mission journey to complete his process to become a Deacon in the Catholic Diocese of Lansing.  Recently Dave Drayton expanded his volunteerism at St….

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