HOW WE HELP

What We Provide

The money made in the thrift store helps fund our Emergency Family Services. Some of the services provided are as follows:

  • Food 

  • Prescription Drug Assistance

  •  Often during home visits, our volunteers discover that a family may not have the basic necessities needed for daily living.  In these cases, a voucher is provided to the family, which they can redeem for specific goods in the store.

  • Utility Assistance: SVdP of Alpena responds to the critical need of utility assistance for our Neighbors in Need, helping neighbors meet the basic needs of a healthy safe place to live.

  • Housing Assistance: Help can be provided with rent and mortgage payments, in emergency situations

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A Catholic lay organization, leading women and men to join together to grow spiritually, by offering person-to-person service to the needy and suffering.

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FOOD PARTNERS

We partner with Feeding America, the Food Bank of Northeast Michigan and the Meijer, Simply Give program. 

Hunger affects people from all walks of life. Many Americans are a job loss or medical crisis away from food insecurity – some people, including children and seniors, may be at greater risk of hunger.