Huge success for the 11th sleepout organised by Australian Vincentians on 23 June.
The Saint Vincent de Paul Society, a member of the Plataforma del Voluntariado de España [Spanish Volunteering Platform ], attends the first Organisations and Platforms Meeting.
In Aleppo, the former economic capital of Syria, Vincentians are struggling to continue their work in the field
20,000 people took part in the great Vincentian gathering, held every year at the shrine of Our Lady of Aparecida, in Brazil
Suriname is one of the most recent countries where the Society of Saint Vincent de Paul was installed. The first group of SSVP volunteers created in the country, St. Rose of Lima Conference, was founded on April 5, 2015 in the parish of the same name in the capital, Paramaribo.
Located in central Europe, Hungary is part of the Confederation of the Society of Saint Vincent de Paul since 1993. As in many European countries, the Vincentians in Hungary face extreme poverty.
The Sainte Louise de Marillac Conference (Virginia - USA) helps families support themselves by encouraging them to grow their vegetables in addition to food pantry.
Thanks to funding from the International General Council, the Lebanese Society has been able to distribute items of basic need to Syrian and Iraqi refugees.
With a long history of welcoming foreigners, SSVP Australia has developed numerous services dedicated to refugees.
The Society of Vincent de Paul in United States seems a natural path for members of the Vincentian Family who wish to aid flood victims. Gary Stevens, from the SDVP national council explains about the needs and how the Society is already on the ground assisting.