The Society of St. Vincent de Paul
This committed group of servant leaders is composed of women and men to join together to grow spiritually by offering person-to-person service to those who are needy and suffering.” The society works to improve the quality of life in the community through systemic change and providing basic household items to those who cannot afford them. It offers furniture and housewares to those in need. SVdP seeks to “embrace the world in a network of charity.
St. Andrew Food Cupboard
SAFC provides emergency food to families in N.E. part of city – 890 Portland Ave. For 30 years, volunteers have served approximately 350 families each month. Every age, race and religion is serviced by the pantry. Single mothers and children make up the majority of those whose needs are met. SAFC is part of a network of food pantries in Monroe County serving a specific section of the 14609 and 14621 zip codes.
These ministries collaborate with the parish, but have their own 501(c) (3) status and operate independently.