A Network of Support

More than 880 members at 39 parish-based St. Vincent de Paul of Baltimore Conferences provide a network of support for people suffering from the effects of poverty, serving in a spirit of charity, humility, and friendship.

This approach to volunteer service harkens back to the very beginning days of the international Society of St. Vincent de Paul in 1833, when founder Frederick Ozanam was a pioneer in leading others in service to the materially poor in Paris, France, visiting families in their homes and offering food, coal for heat, and other support. What distinguished that service was the high level of respect and dignity extended to those being served.

Today our SVDP conference members continue that tradition locally by providing food, utility and rent assistance, and other items of necessity to help neighbors in need in their local communities through difficult times. The Conferences also offer referrals to human service agencies including strategies and support to overcome poverty.

Through the tireless efforts of our volunteer members, each year these groups provide over $997,973 in financial assistance, $652,069 in food assistance, and other support to more than thousands of households regardless of race, religion, or ethnicity.

FOR MORE INFORMATION

For more information on starting an SVDP Conference at your parish, or volunteering with an existing one, contact Amy Lamke at
(410) 662-0500 ext. 207.

BALTIMORE COUNCIL BOARD OF DIRECTORS

  • Pauline Manalo, President/Chair
  • Cynthia Halloran, Secretary
  • Yvonne Taylor, Treasurer
  • John Schiavone, President & CEO
  • Christine Barnes
  • Gracie F. Ferguson
  • Rev. Gemechu Y. Raga, C.M.
  • Leslie Mansfield
  • Robert G. Pecor
  • Alan Pultyniewicz
  • Michael Yachera
CONTACT AMY

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List of SVDP Conferences

  • Anne Arundel County

    Holy Family
    Davidsonville

    Most Holy Redeemer @ St. Mary’s
    Annapolis

    Our Lady of the Chesapeake 
    Pasadena

    Our Lady of Perpetual Help 
    Edgewater

    St. Andrew by the Bay 
    Annapolis

    St. Josephine Bakhita @ Christ the King
    Glen Burnie

    St. John – Severna Park 
    Severna Park

  • Baltimore City

    New All Saints
    Gwynn Oak

    St. Ambrose
    Central Park Heights

    St. Anthony of Padua/Most Precious Blood
    Frankford

    St. Cecilia/Immaculate Conception
    Walbrook

    St. Dominic 
    Hamilton Hills

    St. Francis Xavier
    Oliver

    St. Mary the Assumption
    Homeland

    St. Peter Claver/St. Pius V 
    Sandtown-Winchester

    Shrine of the Little Flower 
    Belair-Edison

    St. Veronica
    Cherry Hill

  • Baltimore County

    Holy Family
    Randallstown

    Immaculate Heart of Mary 
    Towson

    Sacred Heart
    Glyndon

    St. Clement
    Rosedale

    St. Isaac Jogues
    Parkville

    St. Joseph – Fullerton
    Perry Hall

    St. Mark 
    Catonsville

    St. Michael the Archangel
    Overlea

    St. Rita 
    Dundalk

    St. Ursula
    Parkville

  • Carrol County

    St. John – Westminster
    Westminster

    St. Joseph Catholic Community
    Eldersburg

  • Frederick County

    Our Lady Grace
    Emmitsburg/Thurmont/Taneytown

    St. John – Frederick
    Frederick

    St. Teresa of Calcutta
    Brunswick/Middletown

    St. Timothy
    Walkersville

  • Howard County

    Church of the Resurrection
    Ellicott City

    Our Lady of Perpetual Help
    Ellicott City

    St. John – Columbia
    Columbia

    St. Paul – Ellicott City
    Ellicott City

  • Washington County

    St. Mary 
    Hagerstown

    St. Peter
    Hancock