St. Vincent de Paul Los Angeles is an international, Catholic volunteer organization that serves the needy of any religious background free of charge. We were founded in Paris, France in 1833 by a compassionate college student, Frederic Ozanam, and for over 100 years our Vincentian volunteers have served the suffering in Southern California.
1833 Society of St. Vincent de Paul was founded in Paris, France
1904 First conferences in Los Angeles were established
1969 Opened the Los Angeles Thrift Store
1945 Opened Circle V Ranch Camp
1980’s Opened Cardinal Manning Center
2004 Opened the Long Beach Thrift Store
We help the needy become self-sufficient by providing financial and emotional support, food, clothing, furniture, appliances and resources to connect those disadvantaged to helpful resources in Los Angeles, Ventura and Santa Barbara Counties. Donations to our thrift stores make our work possible.
Your financial gift or donations of household items help us help thousands every year. To donate clothes, furniture, appliances, or even cars call us at 800.974.3571.
Board Of Directors
Fr. Claude Williams, O. Praem
James Bibb, Jr.
Monsignor Gregory A. Cox
Sr. Theresa Marie Harris, DC
Anthony W. Tahan
Sander C. Zagzebski
James R. Weiss
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