Our Society exists to serve the poor. We are 100% dependent upon donations and volunteers to fulfill our mission. Donations are accepted in many ways, please consider the following:
- We take a collection at the end of Mass at St. Patrick Church of Merna and St. Mary Church in Downs on the second Saturday and Sunday of each month. We accept cash and checks. You can also designate to help us on your monthly envelope packet.
- Parishioners of St. Patrick Church of Merna or St. Mary Church in Downs can donate using the ONLINE GIVING PROGRAM. To donate or to learn more, click here: http://stpatrickmerna.org/Giving/Online-Giving.
- We appreciate our relationship with neighboring churches in the area including, but not limited to: St. Mary’s Catholic Church of Bloomington, Holy Trinity Catholic Church, Historic St. Patrick Catholic and Epiphany Catholic Church. Please feel welcome to donate through your parish and/or talk with church leaders about involvement with our mission.
- Checks can be mailed to: St Vincent de Paul in c/o St. Patrick Catholic Church of Merna, 1001 North Towanda Barnes Road, Bloomington, IL 61705
- You can even donate a vehicle by calling 800-322-8284 or www.svdpusacars.com. Vehicles of any age or in any condition are accepted!
THANK YOU FOR YOUR CONSIDERATION!