St. Vincent de Paul Parish donates 1.5% of each month's collection to agencies that serve people in need. The Outreach Committee, acting as stewards of these funds, determines the organizations that receive funds and the amount of the donations. The agencies listed below receive regular donations from the parish to support their day to day work. By giving regular support to selected organizations, the Outreach Committee aims to build relationships between the parish, the organization and parishioners.
Bethlehem House, located at 15th& Martha St. in the former convent at St. Patrick’s, is a 12-bedroom home that provides loving guidance and support for women (19 & older) choosing life for their unborn child in a Catholic, residential environment both during and after pregnancy. 2016 marks the 11th year of service for Bethlehem House.
Catholic Charities ministers to the greatest and most fundamental needs of our community. Since 1926, Catholic Charities has had a rich tradition of serving and advocating for more than 100,000 voiceless, hungry, addicted, abused and forgotten individuals and families annually throughout the area.
The mission of Challenger Little League is to provide the opportunity for children with disabilities, from ages 6 to 21 years old, within the Omaha and surrounding areas to play baseball as a team player, create new friendships, gain independence and improve self-esteem.
EPS is committed to helping expectant and parenting families build healthy, productive lives. Through generous donations, EPS is able to assist in the medical, educational, material, financial and emotional needs of their clients.
Habitat for Humanity of Omaha is a grassroots organization that builds and renovates houses, forges community partnerships and breaks down barriers. They eliminate vacant lots and abandoned homes in the blighted areas of Omaha while improving the overall appearance of our community.
The Heart Ministry Center provides basic necessities, educational opportunities, health outreach events, and support to individuals and families in north Omaha and surrounding areas.
Through its door ministry and other outreach programs, Holy Family provides client assistance to neighborhood families.
Ixim Spirit of Solidarity is a transnational ministry that fosters mutually enriching Christian relationships between the people of Nebraska and Guatemala through sharing of our humanity, faith and resources.
The Notre Dame Sisters Safe Homes Project, established 16 years ago, serves women and children escaping domestic violence. The sisters identify domestic violence survivors who are ready to leave the shelter to continue their healing.
For twenty years, Omaha Together One Community (OTOC) has worked effectively to make the Omaha metro area a wonderful community in which to live and work. This community group works to connect people across lines that tend to divide them: race, economics, religion, and geography.
Operation Others started in 1967 at Creighton Prep High School to provide food for families in need during the Christmas holidays. Today the eight Omaha-area Catholic high schools partner with other local agencies in order to serve people in need. Each year approximately 1,500 families in and around Omaha receive two weeks’ worth of food.
Founded in 1975, the Siena/Francis House is Nebraska’s largest shelter, providing food, emergency shelter & clothing, along with outreach/case management to homeless families and individuals from Omaha and surrounding communities.
Organized locally, Vincentians witness God's love by embracing all works of charity and justice. The Society collaborates with other people of good will in relieving need and addressing its causes, making no distinction in those served, because in them Vincentians see the face of Christ.
The Stephen Center partners with the community, families and individuals to overcome homelessness, addiction and poverty. Stephen Center, Inc. serves the homeless and low-income men, women and children by offering an emergency shelter, the Hero program for people recovering from addiction, and a transitional living program.