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.

Learn More →


December 12, 2018

2018 marks the 27th year of our annual Bishop Ott Shelter collection drive…

December 12, 2018

On the day before Thanksgiving, St. Vincent de Paul celebrated its ninth annual turkey carving contest.  Community leaders …

November 20, 2018

Bishop Ott Shelter Collection Drive We are pleased to announce that …

November 15, 2018

Not just at Thanksgiving, but throughout the year, we hear, “Thank God for St. Vincent de Paul.” Whether we’re helping a …

Christmas 2018 at St. Vincent de Paul!

At St. Vincent de Paul, we have one Christmas wish above all others: that every heart will be filled with the true meaning of Christ’s birth. As we celebrate this joyous occasion, we are reminded that His message of love and compassion lives on through us.

When we respond to a plea for help with an act of kindness, it is His hand that guides us. This year, we will service over 270,000 meals; provide over 30,000 guest nights of shelter; and fill prescriptions worth more than a million dollars. Each of these numbers represents a wish fulfilled and a triumph of faith over adversity.

Continue Reading →

Join us again in this great community effort!

It’s hard to believe that we’re in year four of the Sylvia’s Toys for Christmas effort.  Back in 2015, WBRZ’s Sylvia Weatherspoon contacted St. Vincent de Paul because she was concerned that poor and homeless children in our community might feel left out during this joyous Christmas season.  From her desire to help needy children has grown a wonderful campaign. Through this campaign, thousands of toys have been collected, and thousands of needy kids have felt the love and compassion of our community.  

Continue Reading →

Christmas Prayers Needed

Keep our St. Louise de Marillac Chapel Project in your thoughts and prayers this Advent and Christmas Season. As reported in our last newsletter, many good things are happening to make this project become a reality. We have raised over $210,000 toward our $350,000 goal, and interest in this project is growing. If you would like more information click here or contact Michael Acaldo at (225) 383-7837, ext. 0, or at macaldo@svdpbr.com

My Bicycle Journey

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….  

Continue Reading / Purchase Options →

Car Donation

Donate locally | We will take care of everything! 

Learn More →