Caring people helping their neighbors in need of the most basic necessities.

Society of St. Vincent de Paul

What We Need

St Vincent de Paul is in constant need of donations and volunteers. We accept food, clothing, household items,  cash and vehicles. For more information on how you can help people in need visit our volunteer and donation page.


If you are interested in becoming a member of the Society of St. Vincent de Paul, please click here to find the chapter closest to you. Our members pay bills, collect food, do home visits, help at the food bank and assist the poor and homeless in a wide variety of ways.


We are one of the charities in the Mid-Willamette Valley that helps with rent, power, water and medical bills and other critical financial needs. We also gladly take vehicle donations. For more information on how you can donate, click here.

Location & Hours


Mon– Fri

3745 Portland Road NE Salem, Oregon 97301

Mailing Address
PO Box 7864
Salem, OR 97303

Our Missionimg

The Society of St. Vincent de Paul,  a Catholic lay organization that is organized locally, witnesses God’s love by embracing all works of charity and justice. The Society collaborates with other people of good will in alleviating poverty and its causes, utilizing resources available in the community and making no distinction in those served.




Contact Us

Shari Crawford Ex Director
(503) 364-3210
Carolyn Criteser Emergency Services
(503) 364-5672

 Last Year  Oct 1 2017 to Sept 30 2018 our Emergency Services dedicated staff and volunteers provided:

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8870 Food Boxes 25,000 Sack Lunches for the Homeless Utility and Rent Assistance to 1291 Families Clothing & Bedrolls for 300 Homeless Adults & Children