to the St Margaret Mary Conference of the St. Vincent de Paul Society.

We are located in Algonquin, Illinois and serve the local communities of Algonquin and Lake in the Hills.

What We Do

The Society offers tangible assistance to those in need on a person-to-person basis. It is this personalized involvement that makes the work of the Society unique. This aid may take the form of intervention, consultation, or often through direct dollar or in-kind service. An essential precept of the Society’s work is to provide help while conscientiously maintaining the confidentiality and dignity of those who are served.

Soup Sales

McHenry county produced soups are sold during the winter months as a fund-raiser and throughout the year in our ReSale shop.

Thanksgiving and Christmas food and gift distribution

We provide food and gifts to our friends in need during the holidays.
Volunteers will be needed. Check back for the date, time and how to become involved.

THANKSGIVING FOOD DISTRIBUTION: Help out on Sunday, November 23, 2014 at the LITH Village Hall. This is an event that supports many of our friends in need.

CHRISTMAS GIFT SORTING/DISTRIBUTION: This is scheduled for Saturday, December 13, 2014 from 9:00 – 12:00

Friends of the Poor® Walk

The 2014 walk will take place on October 4, 2014. We are looking for committee members for the up-coming Walk for the Poor, and volunteers & participants for the day of. Please let us know if you are available to help that weekend or if you are able to man the tables after Mass the weekend of September 21/22 or 27/28. In addition, our first committee meeting is Wednesday, August 27th in the Ministry Center at 7:00. WE NEED YOU to help us prepare for this important fund-raising activity. Click here to download the Registration Form, Walker Pledge Form and Donation Reciept Form.

Shamrock Shave and Corned Beef Dinner

This will take place on March 14, 2015 - donations still being accepted.
For all of the details go to http://saintmargaretmary.org/shave

St. Joseph's Table

This will take place on March, 2015.
This is a feast shared by all, to provide for those who may not be able to provide for themselves and to honor St. Joseph, the man God chose to provide for and protect Jesus and Jesus' Blessed Mother, Mary. There is no charge but if you are able to bring a dish to pass it would be greatly appreciated.

Donate your used car

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Contact Information

If you or someone you know is in need of assistance, please call our hotline number: 847 628-5161
and leave a message. Someone will return your call within 24 hours.

Postal address:
Society of St Vincent de Paul
c/o St. Margaret Mary Catholic Church
111 South Hubbard Street
Algonquin, IL 60102