Helotes House of Neighborly Service
11762 FM 1560 (PO Box 1197), Helotes, TX 78023
Temporary Home: Helotes Lions Club campus located at the Bandera and Scenic Loop Roads, 14690 Bandera Road in Helotes
Service Hours: Mondays 1 PM-3 PM; Wednesdays 10 AM-12 Noon; Thursdays 1 PM-3 PM; Fridays 1 PM-3 PM
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The Society of Saint Vincent de Paul (SVDP), of Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church in Helotes, manages the ecumenical Helotes House of Neighborly Service (HHNS). There are nine participating churches which support the HHNS. These churches are as follows: Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church in Helotes, Zion Lutheran Church, Forest Hills Presbyterian Church, First Baptist Church of Helotes, Helotes Hills United Methodist Church, Saint Thomas Catholic Church, Agape Baptist Church, and The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints.
Our HHNS supports our Brothers and Sisters in need with bags of non-perishable food, school supplies, and toiletries; financial assistance with utility bills and emergency rental assistance; gift cards and limited clothing.
SVDP Accomplishments for April 1, 2019 through March 31, 2020:
- Relocated to the house at the Annex Property on FM 1560.
- Increased membership in SVDP to 40 members.
- Celebrated our 28th year of service.
- Helped over 1,706 people seeking food or financial help with bills.
- Worked by our SVDP members 2,676 man-hours.
- Received 692 bags of food during the Thanksgiving Food Drive.
- Helped an additional 1,200 people – Thanksgiving Food Drive.
- Helped 313 people – Christmas Giving Tree Project.
- Received donations of $55,055 from our OLG parishioners.
- Received 90 pounds of toiletries from OLG’s Young Adults Ministry.
- Received 1,163 pounds of food from 40 Cans for Lent Project.
- Received 3,528 pounds of food from our participating churches.
- Received 508 pounds of toiletries from our participating churches.
- Received a $2,000 Grant from Latter Day Saints to buy food.
- Added four new participating churches.
- Added Thursdays to our weekly office hours.
- Added $12 bags of toiletries for our people in need.
- Doubled our limit for pledges for utility bills.
- Initiated Emergency Rental Assistance for our people in need.
If you are being Called to Serve and are interested in volunteering at least 4 hours per month to our ministry, please contact:
Joseph Beach at (210) 394-4240