How to Donate
In 2018, you've helped us meet over 22,426 requests for help from more than 5,529 individuals and 1,837 children... 100% of your donation goes to direct services that impact the lives of those individuals.
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Call 250 -727-0007 and our Administration Office will help you make your donation.
Give By Mail
Mail your donation to our administration office located at 4353 West Saanich Road, Victoria, BC, V8Z 3E8. The Society of Saint Vincent de Paul does not recommend sending cash through the mail.
Drop your donation off at our administration office, 4353 West Saanich Road, Victoria, BC, V8Z 3E8.
Leave a Gift in your Will
The Society of Saint Vincent de Paul comes together as a family to have person to person contact with those in need to assist them in many ways. The Society not only provides emergency assistance but also provides a hand up to those in need so that they can live an independent and joyfull life.
With a gift in your will, you can walk with us to provide that assistance and change peoples lives. To find out more information please contact the Director of Finance and Administration at 250-727-0007 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Gifts of Shares and Securities
A gift of publicly-traded securities, such as stocks, bonds or mutual funds, can be made to the Society of Saint Vincent de Paul of Vancouver Island by following these simple directions:
- Contact your financial advisor and advice them of your wishes.
- Contact the Director of Finance and Administration at 250-727-0007, email@example.com to discuss further details and to finalize transaction.
Drop-offs at any of our retail locations!
We are proud of our multiple locations across the Greater Victoria area. Each store has a unique look and feel, wonderful and committed staff, and a large and varied selection of donated goods.
Find anything from clothes, household items, electronics including TV's and game consoles, to furniture, antique merchandise, and hundred-year-old literature!
Please note we cannot accept donations of goods at our Administration office.
In Kind Donations
Throughout the year the Society accepts donations for those in need that are distributed in the Victoria area through the Society Social Concern office on Yates Street and in other parts of Vancouver Island through the conferences in that area. Please consider having a donation drive to assist with the following items:
- Socks and Underwear
- Gloves and Scarves
- Thermal underwear
- Warm Jackets
- Sleeping Bags
- Bottled Water
If you need assistance or have questions about how and where to drop off donations of food or personal items such as those listed above, please call the Administration Office at 250-727-0007. Take note that we cannot accept donations of these items at the Administration Office.
The Society of Saint Vincent de Paul distributes over $450,000 worth of food annually on Vancouver Island. Three quarters of that food is donated by the community. It is imperative that the Society receive these donations in order to continue to provide the support to those in need. If you would like to organize a food drive in your workplace, school, parish, or community please contact:
South Vancouver Island:
Margaret Forbes, Director of Support Services at 250-727-0007 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Northern Vancouver Island: