Buffalo Area Family Assistance


Love INC. - Big Woods

Office Location: 1111 No. Hwy. 25, Buffalo
Thrift Store Location: 205 5th Street NE, Buffalo
Find More Information at: https://www.loveincbigwoods.org/
Love INC (Love In The Name of Christ) is a ministry that networks with local churches and community organizations together to assist people in need. Through Love INC, churches and individuals are mobilized to work together to provide coordinated help to those whose basic needs are not being met. Also, help can be given for longer-term goals, such as life skills training and transitional housing programs.
We are need volunteers! We rely on volunteers from our partner churches to help us provide the following services. Areas we need volunteers to help with:
  • Transportation to doctor appointments, food shelf or job interviews
  • Furniture moving/delivery
  • Minor household & car repair
  • Lullaby ministry (baby items)
  • Gas cards
  • Thrift store in Buffalo
  • Referrals to other helping agencies
If you are able to help in any of these areas, please contact Love INC. at 763-682-2550.


Society of St. Vincent de Paul

Location: 200 Central Avenue East, St. Michael, MN
Find More Information at: https://www.svdpstore.net/
Organized locally, the SSVdP, St. Francis of Assisi Conference of St. Michael, operates the St. Vincent de Paul Store. We offer a wide variety of men's, women's, children's and infant's clothing, household and kitchen items, collect-ables, jewelry, small hand and electrical tools, books, toys and games. All merchandise is examined and tested before it is offered for sale.
​The Society of St. Vincent de Paul, St. Michael Conference, is a volunteer, Catholic lay organization offering tangible assistance to those in need on a person-to-person basis. It is this personalized involvement that makes the work of our Society unique. We depend on the generous donations of others to assist us in our ministry. Our merchandise is donated primarily by members of St. Michael and surrounding communities. We are so very grateful for their support.