Sharing Faith, Food, and Free Resources

Faith-Based Nonprofit Organization

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Uniting Community Members to Share, Empower, and Support

The Society of St. Vincent De Paul is a nonprofit organization. With overwhelming support from our community, we are able to gather and share resources such as food, clothing, and financial aid with those in need.

Pantry for Everybody

Whether you need food for your next meal or a simple snack for the little ones, we can always help. Our Food Shelf is stocked with a wide variety of pantry items for families and individuals in our community.

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Free Supplies and Essentials

We have been operating for more than 15 years, providing household items to those in need. The Free Store offers essentials such as clothing, personal care products, and more merchandise at no cost.

Registration

We invite you to apply for our free services. Our center is open every Monday, Wednesday and Friday between the hours of 9:00 A.M. to 11:00 A.M. and 12:30 P.M. to 3:00 P.M.

Volunteers

The Society of St. Vincent De Paul has no paid staff and simply accepts volunteers for various tasks. These include assisting with the Food Shelf and Free Store, stocking clothing, as well as maintaining our building and office.

Donations

Our center is always open for donations. Should you be interested in helping out, we would greatly appreciate the following:

  • Bedding (Blankets, Sheets, Etc.)
  • Clothing
  • Food
  • Kitchenware
  • Monetary

We also recycle fabric from old textile materials. You can bring us unusable clothing, blankets, and sheets and simply label them with “recycle” before dropping them off.

For checks, please make them out to St. Vincent de Paul.

Sending Your Contributions

Items may be dropped off at the center between 9:00 A.M. and 2:30 P.M. on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays. These can also be mailed with the following details:

St. Vincent de Paul
617 3rd Ave. NW
Faribault, MN
55021-4219

Should you need more information on donation items we accept, feel free to reach out to our staff.

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Our Core Values

The Society of St. Vincent de Paul adheres to a group of core values, which are principles central to our creed and ministry. We believe in the following:

  • Dignity of the Human Person
  • Preferential Option for the Poor
  • Poverty of Spirit Is the Primary Beatitude
  • Our Primary Concern Is Charity and Justice
  • Virtue of Humility (Personal and Corporate)
  • Virtue of Charity (Inside and Outside Society)
  • Divine Providence
  • Friendship
  • Community
  • Simplicity
  • Care

Get Started Today

If you or anyone you know needs assistance, we would love to help. Reach out to our center here in Faribault, Minnesota for details.