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Welcome to SVDP

Helping Northeast Ohio Families in Need Since 1865​

The Society of St. Vincent de Paul, Diocese of Cleveland is part of an international network dedicated to serving the poor and providing others with the opportunity to serve.

SVDP Cleveland impacts the lives of more than 180,000 people annually throughout Ashland, Cuyahoga, Geauga, Lake, Lorain, Medina, Summit and Wayne counties. Its 1,800+ members and volunteers at participating parishes and at its hunger centers deliver compassionate, person-to-person emergency help that includes:

Hunger relief with emergency food supplies and hot meals

Rent assistance to prevent eviction and homelessness

Help with utility bills to prevent water, heat and electric shut-offs

School supplies and toiletries to low-income children

Warm winter blankets to people experiencing homelessness

Beds and mattresses to individuals and families in need

This emergency help translates into more than $12 million in direct assistance and in-kind services annually to our neighbors in Northeast Ohio.

YOU can change lives.

Partner with us today in continuing to feed, clothe and heal others!

If you’re interested in giving of your time, talent or treasure, we invite you to explore our website and connect with us. Your generosity and compassion will enable us to make a difference within the lives of so many additional community members in need. Come for a tour of our hunger centers, consider becoming a volunteer, or have your company become a financial partner. For more information, call 216-696-6525 x. 3150 or e-mail

A little investment goes a long way in helping others.

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