The Guardian Society

Mount Hope Church’s Pastor Kevin Berry speaks about why they choose to give back to St. Vincent Catholic Charities through The Guardian Society. For more information on how to donate or become a member of The Guardian Society visit, http://stvcc.org/donating/

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Every Child Deserves a Home

Mount Hope’s Pastor Kevin Berry shares with us a heartwarming experience while mentoring at our Children’s Home. “If every church in Michigan could just come up with one family, every child could have a home.” For more information on how to help a child in need, visit: http://stvcc.org/get-involved/ or http://stvcc.org/services/adoption/

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Tour the Children’s Home

Tour the Children’s Home, our 24-hour residential program for children in a residential placement in the foster care system. Learn more about our on-site education, mentoring programs, recently renovated gymnasium, new sensory integration room and our Promise. One of just a few programs of its kind in the country, the St. Vincent Catholic Charities’ (STVCC)…

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2017 Operation Backpack Commercial

Even though it is summer time, the 2017 Operation Backpack commercial has us thinking about planning for ‘Back to School’! By joining Operation Backpack, you will help send children in-need back to school equipped with the necessary materials to learn. Appearing in our Operation Backpack commercial are co-chairs Lupe Izzo & Brig Sorber. We’d like to thank…

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2017 LAFCU Spring Into Giving Drive

The St. Vincent Catholic Charities’ fourth annual LAFCU Spring Into Giving Drive collects donations that assist children and families in need. The largest number of families needing household gifts come from our Refugee Resettlement program. Although an Executive Order has reduced by more than half the number of refugees arriving into the United States, we continue…

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Allwardt Foster Parent Video

John and Erin Allwardt have been foster parents for nearly two years with St. Vincent Catholic Charities (STVCC). They have put this foster parent video together to share the importance of becoming a foster parent, what they call the most rewarding journey of their lives. When people learn that they’re foster parents, they’re often told…

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How Fostering Transformed My Family

Emily Densmore, a foster parent from DeWitt, MI, opens up about her life with foster children. Becoming a foster parent is a life-changing journey. If you would like to learn more about how you can become a foster parent, visit http://stvcc.org/services/foster-care/ or call (517) 323-4734 ext. 1601.

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STVCC 2017 Agency Video

2016 was a year of success for St. Vincent Catholic Charities. Over 25 adoptions were finalized, our Immigration Law Clinic served 963 clients with a 99% approval rate of cases closed, and our Refugee Services resettled a record amount of 776 clients. In 2017, we will continue to provide help and create hope in the…

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Service Through Charity

Across Michigan, Catholic charitable organizations provide services to all in need, regardless of their faith, background, or income level. In treating every person as Christ would treat them, these agencies meet community needs in a variety of ways, including providing personal needs for low-income and vulnerable individuals, adoption and foster care services, employment training, legal…

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What is the Biggest Misconception About Refugees?

What is the biggest misconception about refugees?  Refugees are people who “owing to a well-founded fear of being persecuted for reasons of race, religion, nationality, membership of a particular social group, or political opinion” have left their country of origin and are unable to return in fear of their safety. The staff of St. Vincent…

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