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Our Core Values

St. Vincent de Paul of Alameda County provides direct assistance to anyone in need in Alameda county. Our emphasis is on volunteer-driven, one-to-one assistance, in collective fellowship and spiritual growth.  

SVdP adheres to a group of core values that are central to its service and ministry to all:

  • The dignity of the human person
  • Identification of Jesus with the poor
  • The preferential option of the poor
  • Growth in the intimacy with Jesus is a life-long process
  • Poverty of spirit is the primary beatitude
  • Concern with charity and justice
  • Personal and communal prayer
  • The virtues of humility, both personal and corporate
  • The virtue of charity, both within and outside of the Society
  • Divine Providence
  • Friendship
  • Solidarity
  • Community

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