The Society of Saint Vincent de Paul in Chile is this year celebrating its 160th anniversary with a record fund-raising collection on 20 June, thanks to hundreds of volunteers.
In Madrid, SSVP volunteers visit the sick in hospital and bring a little warmth into their lives during their stay.
Pope Francis has congratulated the President of the National Council on the occasion of the 150 anniversary of the Society of St. Vincent de Paul in Syria.
Following the competition arranged by Council General to create lyrics in Portuguese for the Society’s hymn, a jury has named the winner.
The 44th National Pilgrimage brought together almost 20,000 Vincentians at Aparecida, over the weekend 5 to 6 April 2014.
“Jailbreak” is a fund-raising exercise, in the form of a competition, in which the participants have to get as far as possible away from their starting point in 36 hours, with no money!
The SVP's 10,000 strong army of volunteers have been recognised by Prime Minister David Cameron with a Big Society Award after giving over a million hours of voluntary work a year to support vulnerable people across England and Wales.
In 2013, SSVP HK celebrates the 150 anniversary and the 200th of Blessed Frederic Ozanam.
The SSVP in Bolivia organized its 4th National Assembly in Cochabamba on the 12th and 13th October 2013. Around 40 people participated in the conference including 2 people from the Daughters of Charity.