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St. Vincent de Paul
Outreach Ministries

Mission Store,
Food Pantry,
and Client Assistance

Bardstown, Kentucky

 

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St. Vincent de Paul

St. Vincent de Paul Outreach Ministries was started here in Nelson County in 1992 by Father Patrick Creed, then pastor of St. Joseph Proto-Cathedral.  We are an outreach ministry of St. Joseph Parish and are administered by a Board of Directors, which includes the current pastor and meets quarterly.

Mission Store and Client Assistance

The store hours of operation are Monday thru Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Closed on Weekends. The building is located at 310 N. 2nd St., Bardstown, KY 40004, phone 502-348-9752. We gladly accept donations to help lower costs and serve the needs of the people we serve. Your donation is tax-deductible.

About

St. Vincent de Paul serves the homeless and economically disadvantaged population through rent, utility and food assistance, as well as assistance with shelter, furniture, clothing, and household items.

Management Staff

Tina Melgoza

Store Manager

Susan Hamilton Hardin

Executive Director

Lynne Potter

Director in Training

Chris Godbey

Bread For Life Pantry Manager

St. Vincent de Paul, patron saint of charities

He dedicated his life to serving the poor. He was renowned for his compassion, humility, and generosity and is known as the “Great Apostle of Charity”. It would be impossible to enumerate all the works of this servant of God.

How we are feeding the hungry in Kentucky’s Heartland. A must see video.

Feeding America, Kentucky’s Heartland is a regional food bank located in Kentucky. We provide food assistance to more than 174,000 people, in 42 Kentucky counties, each year through our various programs.

Hunger In Kentucky

There are 700,000 Kentuckians, including more than 200,000 children, who struggle with hunger. That means 1 in 6 adults and 1 in 5 children in Kentucky lack consistent access to enough food for a healthy, active lifestyle.

Local company donates to food pantry

We would like to thank Hollie and all the employees at Nippin Piston Ring here in Bardstown for their support and recent food drive for Bread for Life. They were able to donate over 4,500 pounds of food/other items as well as a monetary donation of $1,000, which will...

More about St. Vincent de Paul Outreach Ministries

St. Vincent de Paul Outreach Ministries was started here in Nelson County in 1992 by Father Patrick Creed, then pastor of St. Joseph Proto-Cathedral.  We are an outreach ministry of St. Joseph Parish and are administered by a Board of Directors, which includes the current pastor.

Blog Posts

West Africa: Food Crisis Threatens 6 Million People

Caritas Internationalis is appealing for urgent assistance to help millions of people affected by a worsening humanitarian crisis in the Sahel region of Africa. Nearly 6 million people in Burkina Faso, Chad, Mali, Mauritania, Niger, and Senegal are struggling to meet...

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Mission

Urged by the Spirit of Christ, we commit ourselves to the service of those in need and the preservation of each person’s dignity.

Our mission is to provide compassion and support to individuals in need, regardless of race, origin, religion or gender through the mission store client assistance with rent, utilities, gas, shelter, clothing, furniture, household items, and food assistance.

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SVDP Bread For Life
Community Food Pantry

Located at 219 E. Muir Ave., Bardstown, KY 40004, we serve low-income households in Nelson County. We are a “Client Choice” pantry serving with compassion and dignity. Our “Meals From The Heart” ministry delivers five meals a week to those who are unable to provide for themselves. We operate solely on food and monetary donations which are always tax-deductible. We are open Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. (closed for lunch 12:00 to 12:30) and Saturday 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m., phone 502-348-7270.

Volunteer

If you are looking to donate your time and talent, please call us and we’ll work with your schedule.  The Mission Store needs cashiers, sort room attendants as well as men volunteers for the pick-up/delivery of items. The Food Pantry could always use volunteers to work the intake computer, stock, or help clients shop for their groceries.  Please consider giving it a try – you’ll be blessed AND will be helping a worthy cause!

 

St. Joseph Proto-Cathedral

 

 

The St. Joseph Proto Cathedral which operates the institution is located at 310 West Stephen Foster Avenue, Bardstown, Kentucky 40004-0548. Phone: 502-348-3126. The St. Joseph Proto-Cathedral complex, which includes Spalding Hall and Flaget Hall of what was originally St. Joseph College, is on the National Historic Register. It is also the largest parish outside of Jefferson County in the Archdiocese of Louisville.