Board of Directors

Honorary President

Most Reverend Gregory M. Aymond,
Archbishop of New Orleans

Executive Board

Alan Demma - President
Michael Champagne - 1st Vice-President
Brian Harris - 2nd Vice-President
Edwin Mazoue - Secretary
Charles Stiebing, III - Treasurer

District Presidents

Monica Alicino - Crescent City

Conner Ellis - East Jefferson

Ransdell Hebert - St Tammany

Paul Coles - Westbank

Finance Committee

Fr. Patrick Carr - Chairman
Alan Demma - President
Charles Stiebing, III - Treasurer

Standing Committees

Formation Director/Orientation/Youth - TBA

Young Adults/Facilities - TBA

Communications/Marketing/Publicity - Michael Champagne & Richard Carbo

Extension & Revitalization - Paul Claudel

Spiritual Development - TBA

Disaster Relief - Sandy Norman

Systemic Change - TBA

Voice of the Poor - TBA

Neighborhoods of Hope - TBA

Re-Entry Program - Ann Kungel

Friends of the Poor Walk (Southshore) - Conner Ellis & Sandy Norman

(Northshore) - Ransdell Hebert

Annual Gala Fundraiser - CEO, President & Committee

Special Works

SVdP Adult Learning Center – Sr. Bonita Sniegowski

SVdP Thrift Store – Betty Wright


Ransdell Hebert - Parliamentarian

Philip Brooks - Fund Development

Edwin Mazoue - New Stores

Christopher Gross - Legal

Special Works

SVdP Thrift Store

Society of St. Vincent de Paul
Society of St. Vincent de Paul
 Please come by and say hello to our friendly staff at our SVdP Thrift Store in Marrero.
(l to r) Brian Jones, Olivia Ross, Valerie Davis, Betty Wright and Freeman Porter.

Shop the St. Vincent de Paul Thrift Store for great bargains on clothing, shoes, books, furniture and housewares! We offer a low-cost, quality shopping experience for bargain shoppers, as well as those with limited means. We’re located at 4034 4th Street in Marrero and our store hours are Monday - Saturday 9:00am - 5:00pm.

When you shop at our Thrift Store, you support our Adult Learning Center and our Community Pharmacy. You also help uplift and subsidize rent and utility payments for clients. Our selection changes daily, so stop by often to take advantage of this economical alternative to typical mall and retail stores. If you enjoy bargain shopping, please visit the St. Vincent de Paul Thrift Store today! For more information on items in stock, please call Ms. Betty Wright at 504-340-3119.

The Thrift Store is staffed with employees and dedicated volunteers who support the mission of helping those in need. We honor vouchers issued by St. Vincent de Paul Conferences, allowing clients to receive clothing, housewares and furniture.

Wish to donate furniture or appliances? Please call us at 504-340-3119 to schedule a pickup on Wednesday or Thursday from 9am to 1pm .

SVdP Adult Learning Center

Our Mission

  • To strengthen basic educational skills
  • To prepare adult students to take the HiSET tests
  • To develop employment skills
  • To serve as a beacon of hope by offering educational services

Our Program

Monday through Thursday: 9:00am to 1:00pm, and Monday & Wednesday evenings: 4:30pm to 7:00pm

  • One-on-one tutoring for all students in reading, language, math, science and social studies
  • Students work at their own pace, overcome frustration and receive the help they leave
  • Participants grow in self-confidence
  • Small group instruction offered
  • Access to computers to practice academic skills and complete job applications


  • 19 years or older
  • Above 3rd grade reading ability
  • A desire to work hard
  • $15 registration fee and ID
The Sr. Lory Schaff Adult Learning Center is located at 2601 Canal St., New Orleans, LA 70119. For more information, please contact Sr. Bonita Sniegowski at 504-827-2999.

SVdP Community Pharmacy

Beginning in 1998, the Society of St. Vincent de Paul Community Pharmacy offered prescription medication free of charge to the underserved population in the New Orleans area - namely the homeless, indigent and elderly. These individuals are usually on a fixed income and in most cases, cannot afford needed medication prescribed by physicians. Due to Hurricane Katrina in 2005 and the economic recession that followed, the number of uninsured and working poor in the city grew immensely.

The Community Pharmacy operated on donations of funds and medicine from the medical and pharmaceutical communities, along with non-medical businesses and caring individuals. Their support filled a large and critical gap that existed for many years by simply providing necessary prescribed medicines for people who cannot pay.

Our Community Pharmacy was recognized by the Louisiana Attorney General’s office, and featured in the Clarion Herald and Louisiana Weekly, along with

Please note - the Society of St. Vincent de Paul Community Pharmacy closed February 2019.  For information on prescription services, please contact Health Care for the Homeless at 504-658-2785, whose direct Pharmacy is Crescent City Pharmacy - 504-267-4100.