We are an international, non-profit, charitable organization, which has a rich history of service to the needy of our community.
Our mission, through person-to-person contact, mass feeding, sheltering and other channels, encompasses every form of aid which alleviates suffering and promotes dignity and integrity. All races, creeds, colors, origins, castes, opinions and genders are served.
Providing shelter to a homeless child can be an uplifting – or heartbreaking – experience. At St. Vincent de Paul’s Sweet Dreams Shelter, there are happy, laughing children everywhere, but during the initial intake process, we often see frightened children clinging to their parents: the only sure thing left in their lives. We hear sobs and comments like, “I want to go home.” They are simply too young to understand that home isn’t there anymore.
When you see someone on a street corner with a sign that says, "Homeless - Need Help," your first instinct may be to hand them a cash donation, but we do not recommend that approach. What they all need is a safe place to stay, people who care, and a chance to get back on their feet...
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Major Reginald R. Brown, Sr. has been a community hero for many years. He is a retired East Baton Rouge Sheriff’s Office Deputy of 25 years and is presently the Baton Rouge City Constable. He has received many awards throughout his career, including the Golden Deeds Award and the Southern University Trailblazer Award. Our local Holiday Helpers was the brainchild of Constable Brown and a group of volunteers who cared about bringing our community together in a positive way….