The Society of St. Vincent de Paul is a volunteer Catholic lay organization comprised of 850,000 members in 131 countries, who visit poor and needy people in their homes. They provide comfort and financial assistance to those they visit.
Anyone who is willing to lend a hand is welcome to join the Society. Even a few hours of your time are very recious to the needy and the distressed. You can be an apostle right in your own parish.