Thank you for supporting our ministry.
ANGEL TREE PROGRAM
Donations to our annual Angel Tree program can be made using any of the following options:
GREEN envelopes - available in the bulletin the weekend of November 4th/5th or from the Angel Tree located in the narthex of the church; return via the regular collection at masses through December 2nd/3rd; be sure to complete the enclosed receipt information if you want an income tax receipt
Online via CANADA HELPS - use the above DONATE NOW button and select Angel Tree as the program of choice when you are making your donation - credit cards are used for this option
INTERAC EMAIL TRANSFER directly to SSVP - email your donation to email@example.com - in the message section let us know that this is for the Angel Tree program; if you want an income tax receipt, include your name and full mailing address OR your name and envelope number if you have church envelopes
Donations of gently-used furniture are accepted within our larger Saint Vincent de Paul family, but not directly by our conference.
Society of Saint Vincent de Paul, St. Michael's conference, Oakville - email to firstname.lastname@example.org ATTENTION: Carlos
Society of Saint Vincent de Paul, Hamilton Store - trucks come into Burlington on Wednesdays to pick up furniture - please call 905-549-3902 to schedule a pickup date
Donations of clothing will be best directed to those in need, at no cost, by the following organizations within Burlington and Oakville. We recommend checking on the websites or calling before you go, to see the list of items that are accepted and to ensure that times have not changed.
Compassion Society - 1881 Fairview Street, Unit 4 & 5, Burlington - call 905-592-3722
Open for donations Monday & Friday 9 - 3:30 and Wednesday 9 - 7
Open Doors - St. Christopher's church 662 Guelph Line, Burlington - call 905-634-1809
Open for donations Wednesday & Thursday 9:30 - 4
SafetyNet Children's & Youth Services - call 905-845-7233
Two drop-off locations with drop-off bins available:
166 South Service Road East, Oakville open for donations 9:30 - 4:30 every day
186 Morrison Road, Oakville open for donations 24/7
SSVP and the church are separate entities with separate banking arrangements. Donations to SSVP should not be combined with donations to the church and should not be made via e-Transfer to the church.
Donations must be dated and received by December 31, 2023 to be counted toward a 2023 income tax receipt.
In addition to online donations using the Donate Now button above, the following three methods are available.
MONTHLY SSVP COLLECTION at church (blue envelope collection)
Collection is on the last Sunday of each month, at the end of each mass. Blue envelope donations are generally deposited by the Friday following the final Sunday of the month. Collection dates for 2023 will be:
May 27/28 (deferred to June 3rd/4th)
November - no specific collection due to Angel Tree progam in progress
E-Transfer directly to us at email@example.com (please include your name and envelope number in the message field). Please do not e-Transfer for SSVP to the church email address.
MONTHLY PRE-AUTHORIZED DEBIT (PAD) directly to SSVP.
This is no longer part of the church’s pre-authorized debit program. Registration forms to our PAD program are available at the front doors of the church or from the church office. You can also download a copy of the required form HERE and email to us at firstname.lastname@example.org