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.
At St. Vincent de Paul, our Sweet Dreams Shelter is making dreams come true every day for homeless children. With your support, we make big dreams, little dreams, and everything in between come true. We provide the cozy home, the nourishing meals, and the soft beds that homeless children dream about. But just as important, we provide the safe haven and the time they need for adults to get back on their feet so they can take care of themselves and their families.
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….
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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