OUR GIVING PARTNERS

We're working to end the poverty cycle, but we're not working alone.

FRIARS HEAL PARTNER

FRANCISCAN COMMUNITY CENTER

   214 West 97th Street New York, New York 10025

   www.fccnyc.org/food-services.html

Our center feeds the hungry who also attend our social service department which assists them with food stamps applications, legal services and other social services issues. Several of our clients are full time volunteers.
We develop, manage and support educational, recreational and outreach programs that create positive change in the lives of those we serve.

FRIARS HEAL PARTNER

CREATE Inc.

   73 Malcolm X Boulevard (Lenox Avenue) New York, NY 10026

   www.createinc.org

CREATE, Inc. provides a full array of services to people in need. With several locations within Harlem, CREATE, Inc services include: treatment and recovery services for alcohol- and chemically-dependent men and women; specialized services for those who have co-occurring mental health and chemical abuse issues; transitional living for homeless young adults; permanent housing and support services for single persons in recovery; vocational counseling, job preparation and placement; and emergency food distribution for the hungry.

FRIARS HEAL PARTNER

Franciscans Deliver

   135 West 31st Street New York, NY 10001

   www.stfrancisbreadline.org

Franciscans Deliver is a ministry of service to the poor, elderly, shut-ins, and anyone who has difficulty accessing services in our neighborhood. Every week our members choose which grocery items they want, and then our volunteers pack and deliver their order to their front door. We believe that client choice—members choosing the items they want—enhances a person’s dignity while it addresses individual preferences for food. Our food is top-quality and we ensure that our members are offered meats, cereals, fresh produce, eggs, milk, coffee, and dessert every week. But the best and most important thing this great team of volunteers delivers is the joyful spirit of St. Francis. For many, the weekly visits of our volunteers are the most rewarding and meaningful part of our ministry.

FRIARS FEED PARTNER

FRANCISCAN FOOD CENTER
ST. ANTHONY SHRINE

   100 Arch Street, Boston MA 02110

   stanthonyshrine.org/ministries/food-center/

Franciscan Food Center is the largest in downtown Boston and serves a diverse population year-round who would otherwise not have enough to eat. The mission of the Food Center is to feed people who are hungry by providing high-quality, nutritious food in a client-choice setting and create a community in an environment of dignity, compassion and respect.

FRIARS FEED PARTNER

ST. FRANCIS BREAD FOR THE POOR

   135 West 31st Street New York, NY 10001

   www.stfrancisbreadline.org

The St. Francis Breadline was founded in 1930, and is the oldest continuously operated breadline in the United States. Located in NYC, the St Francis Breadline serves meals to over 400 homeless and hungry men women and children daily outside of the Church of St. Francis of Assisi.

FRIARS EDUCATE PARTNER

St. Bonaventure University

   3261 W State Rd, St Bonaventure, NY 14778

   www.sbu.edu

St. Bonaventure University is a place where more than 2,000 students are becoming extraordinary. Founded 155 years ago in the interest of promoting Catholic-Franciscan education, the university continues to this day to pursue academic excellence through personalized attention that reflects the Franciscan tradition of valuing human relationships.

FRIARS HEAL PARTNER

ST. FRANCIS HOUSE FOOD PANTRY

   18825 Fuller Heights Rd., Triangle, VA 22172

   www.stfrncis.org/st-francis-house/

St. Francis House Food Pantry helps to provide a stop gap measure for reduced senior services in our area. It also provides some basic nutrition for single mothers, the unemployed and those with mental health and physical disorders. Its main objective is to serve the many needs of the low-income, disadvantaged families. St Francis house also serves those from local homeless camps.

FRIARS SHELTER PARTNER

ST. FRANCIS FRIENDS OF THE POOR, INC.

   155 W. 22nd Street New York, New York 10011

   www.stfrancisfriends.org

St. Francis Residences provides cost-effective, supportive housing for those most at risk for experiencing chronic homelessness. Adults living with severe mental illness experience more homelessness with greater frequency and duration of any other risk group. Our tenants remain stably housed with a safe place they call home.

FRIARS SHELTER PARTNER

ST. FRANCIS INN

   2441 Kensington Ave Philadelphia PA 19125

   www.stfrancisinn.org

The St Francis Inn has been serving meals to the neediest individuals and families in Philadelphia since 1979. We now serve over 350 meals a day with dignity and respect. Our meal is unique because we serve our meals restaurant-style; our guests don’t walk through a line to get their food, our compassionate volunteers serve them at their tables. We rely on the generosity of local grocery stores and businesses as well as churches and individuals to donate food so we can serve our daily meals. Volunteers come daily to help cook, serve and clean. With the help and support of volunteers and benefactors we are able to serve our guests every day with a warm, nourishing meal in a caring and respectful setting. In addition to the dine-in meals, we also provide food baskets for families and homebound seniors monthly.

FRIARS EDUCATE PARTNER

Siena College

   515 Loudon Rd, Albany, NY 12211

   www.siena.edu

Siena College is committed to a student-centered education emphasizing dynamic faculty-student interaction. Through a blending of liberal arts and professional education, Siena College provides experiences and courses of study instilling the values and knowledge to lead a compassionate, reflective, and productive life of service and leadership.

FRIARS EDUCATE PARTNER

The Catholic Center at University of Georgia

   1344 S Lumpkin St, Athens, GA 30605

   ccatuga.org

The Catholic Center at the University of Georgia is a Eucharistic Community that seeks to live the gospel of Jesus Christ, in the tradition of our Roman Catholic Faith and the spirit of St. Francis. All are welcome at the Catholic Center.

FRIARS HEAL PARTNER

CLEAN START OUTREACH PROGRAM
ST. MARY OF THE ANGELS PARISH

   17 Pompton Avenue Pompton Lakes, N.J. 07442

  

Clean Start Program offers cleaning services to those in need. People helped are more readily hired for day work because they make a better presentation and are more cooperative. Some of our men have left the street and become employed and found housing. Some of the women have stopped walking the streets. But all have developed a better appreciation of themselves and developed a greater self respect because of our care for them, even if their situations haven't changed.

FRIARS HEAL PARTNER

CLEAN START PROGRAM AT ANDERSON

   219 Townsend Street Anderson, SC 29625

   http://cleanstartandersonsc.com/

Our program serves the homeless, poor, and marginalized by providing facilities for them to achieve basic hygiene, cleanliness, mail and phone access, and to help direct them toward the availability of other services they may need. We will help our clients feel better physically, improve their self-worth and confidence, and support them in improving their situations. Our staff of volunteers will treat clients with respect and provide a safe, welcoming environment to help them maintain a feeling of dignity through their daily contact with others.

FRIARS EDUCATE PARTNER

URBAN PROMISE CENTER

   2401 Thatcher Street Wilmington DE 19802

   www.urbanpromise.org

Our vision is to be a community in Christ of servant leadership and transformation, seeking a full life for all involved: urban youth, families, volunteers and staff in the neighborhoods of our city. The mission of UrbanPromise Wilmington is to equip children and young adults through Christ with the skills necessary for academic achievement, life management, personal growth and servant leadership.

FRIARS EDUCATE PARTNER

Christ The King Preparatory School

   239 Woodside Avenue Newark, NJ 07104

   www.ctkprep.org

Christ the King is a Catholic, college preparatory high school in Newark, New Jersey providing a quality education for young men and women with limited economic resources. Christ the King welcomes students of all faiths and cultural heritages. Christ the King promotes academic achievement, professionalism, and virtuous character through a challenging core curriculum and innovative corporate internship program for the purposes of transforming society.

FRIARS SHELTER PARTNER

THE FRANCISCAN CENTER FOR URBAN MINISTRY
ST. PATRICK - ST. ANTHONY CHURCH

   285 Church Street, Hartford, CT 06103-1196

   www.spsact.org

Catherine's Place is a collaboration of the Franciscan Center for Urban Ministry and the Mercy Housing and Shelter Corporation. Catherine's Place opened in November 2004 as a "no-freeze" shelter. That experience made it apparent that there was a critical need for transitional housing for women in Hartford. Catherine's Place re-opened in November 2005 as a year-round transitional home for homeless women in recovery. Fifteen women, who may stay for up to one year, are provided living accommodations and meals. Case workers are provided for each resident. Area social service agencies assist residents in securing employment, housing, and other necessities for independent living.

FRIARS FEED PARTNER

ST. CAMILLUS FOOD PANTRY
ST. CAMILLUS CHURCH

   1600 St. Camillus Dr. Silver Spring MD 20903

   www.stcamilluschurch.org

St. Camillus Food Pantry is a direct service ministry whose goal is to promote food security for members of the St. Camillus family and local residents. Food security is access to safe, adequate, sufficient, easy-to-use, and culturally appropriate food at all times of the year. The largest activity of this ministry is the operation of two Food Pantries which provide emergency food assistance to families in need. The pantry serves thousands of working poor, immigrants who struggle to put food on the table.

FRIARS HEAL PARTNER

ST. VINCENT DE PAUL SOCIETY

   2527 Berwyn Road Wilmington, DE 19810

   www.svdpde.org/mission.htm

The Society of St. Vincent de Paul offers tangible assistance to those in need on a person-to-person basis. It is this personalized involvement that makes the work of the Society unique. This aid may take the form of intervention, consultation, or often through direct dollar or in-kind service. An essential precept of the Society's work is to provide help while conscientiously maintaining the confidentiality and dignity of those who are served. Some 12 million persons are helped annually by Vincentians in the United States.

FRIARS FEED PARTNER

ST. FRANCIS FEEDS PROGRAM:
CATHOLIC COMMUNITY OF ST. FRANCIS OF ASSISI

   11401 Leesville Rd, Raleigh, NC 27613

   www.stfrancisraleigh.org

St. Francis Feeds works with other groups and faith communities in Raleigh to make sure the food insecure and homeless population is met with dignity and warm meals on the weekends and holidays throughout the year. Our mission is to reach out in a special way and promote the human dignity of the poor, suffering and oppressed people in low-income areas of the community. One meal is served to the families of the children in the after-school program at the Safety Club. During the second meal, the doors of the Safety Club are opened wide and all who come are fed.

FRIARS HEAL PARTNER

ST. ANTHONY'S FOOD PANTRY

   65 Bartholdi Avenue, Butler, NJ 07405

   saopp.org

St. Anthony's Food Pantry provides non-perishable food items and toiletries to individuals and families in need, as they are made available by donation from the congregation and other groups. Holiday turkeys, hams, and pies are given out during Thanksgiving, Christmas, and Easter.

FRIARS FEED PARTNER

THE FR. ENGLISH FOOD PANTRY
ST. BONAVENTURE CHURCH

   174 Ramsey Street Paterson, NJ 07501

   www.stbonspaterson.org

The Father English Pantry is one of the busiest in Paterson serving over 6,000 people each month. It is a "peoples Choice pantry" in that rather than handing clients a bag of food, clients are given a cart, allowed to stroll through the pantry and make their own selections.

FRIARS HEAL PARTNER

ST. PATRICK FOOD PANTRY
FRANCISCAN MINISTRIES OF BUFFALO

   102 Seymour St. Buffalo, N.Y.14210

   fmob.org/index.php/food-pantry/

Buffalo, NY is the third-poorest city in the country, with more than 30 percent of the population living below the poverty level. The St. Patrick Food Pantry at the Franciscan Ministries of Buffalo is a client-choice food center serving people in the inner-city area. St. Patrick's believes the method of client-choice shopping provides a boost in self-esteem to those in need.

FRIARS HEAL PARTNER

FOOD BANK AND RENT ASSISTANCE PROGRAM
ST. JOSEPH CHURCH

   1012 N French St, Wilmington, DE 19801

   www.stjosephfrenchst.org

With Vincent De Paul Society St Joseph ran a Back Pack Program to assist families. They received school supplies, winter coats for children, Urban Promises-after school program, an adults food drive and a Delaware Food Bank Rent Assistance program.

FRIARS HEAL PARTNER

Family Counseling Center
ST. PAUL'S CHURCH

   1010 W. 4th St Wilmington, DE 19805

   www.stpaulchurchde.org

The Family Counseling Center of St. Paul's (FCCSP) is a behavioral health organization serving Wilmington, Delaware and the immediate surrounding community. Our compassionate, holistic approach to care - which we call Heal with Love. We provide personalized, compassionate, bilingual & culturally competent direct-care human services to help ensure the sustainability of uninsured, impoverished children, adults, and families in our community.

FRIARS FEED PARTNER

ST. MARY'S SOUP KITCHEN MINISTRY
ST. MARY'S CATHOLIC CHURCH

   17 Pompton Avenue Pompton Lakes, N.J. 07442

   www.stmarys-pompton.org

St. Mary's Soup Kitchen Ministry helps the community by providing a warm meal on the weekend, when the local government funded resources are closed.

FRIARS HEAL PARTNER

FRANCISCAN HANDS OF HOPE PROGRAM
SACRED HEART CATHOLIC CHURCH

   509 N. Florida Ave, Tampa 33602

   www.sacredheartfla.org

Franciscan Hands of Hope is an outreach ministry serving the poor and homeless of our community. The ministry prepares a luncheon meal and then serves that meal to our neighbors. It is in serving the meal that we share fellowship and resources of hope and healing for the physical, mental, and personal needs of the guests. Hands of Hope brings us into contact with the Tampa downtown homeless and lets us begin to direct folks to the locally available city and county services - as well the local non-governmental aid agencies.

FRIARS EDUCATE PARTNER

St. Francis Immigration Center
CHURCH OF ST. FRANCIS OF ASSISI

   135 West 31st Street New York, NY 10001

   stfrancisnyc.org

Offering free and confidential legal services, the St. Francis Immigration Center helped more than seven hundred individuals and families during its first 14 years. However, the needs of these newly arrived immigrants/migrants are not solely limited to regularizing their status. There is also a need to respect, promote and protect their rights and welfare. We help assist immigrants/migrants to navigate the social service system through referral and on-site services such as ESL Classes, free health screenings, and legal assistance.

FRIARS HEAL PARTNER

ST. FRANCIS COMMUNITY CENTER

   4700 Long Beach Blvd., Long Beach Township, NJ 08008

   www.stfranciscenterlbi.og/senior-services

Senior Services makes a positive difference in the lives of seniors by improving access to nutrition, health, education, social and supportive services. One-Stop Eligibility Screening for a wide range of programs such as PAAD, Lifeline utility assistance, and others. Outreach Visits in the home, if needed, to provide eligibility screening and assessment.

FRIARS EDUCATE PARTNER

SAINT PETER CLAVER CATHOLIC SCHOOL

   131 Ward St Macon, GA 31204

   spccatholicschool.org

St Peter Claver Catholic School is a diverse Pre-K to 8 school offering financial aid to children who have so many gifts and talents to be developed.
Our school has enjoyed much success in its educational mission. St. Peter Claver Catholic School graduates have assumed their place in the community with much dedication, integrity, and compassion. Our test scores reveal our academic success, while our community spirit reveals our spiritual inspiration.

FRIARS HEAL PARTNER

IMMACULATE CONCEPTION CHURCH

   901-A West Chapel Hill Street, Durham, NC 27701

   www.icdurham.org

Immaculate Conception Church has initiated a ministry to provide gently used, donated furniture free of charge to individuals and families moving from homelessness to housing. This ministry has helped over 60 households through the coordinated efforts of over 20 Immaculate Conception Church volunteers.

FRIARS HEAL PARTNER

THE BRIDGE OUTREACH PROGRAM
ST. BONAVENTURE CHURCH

   95E. Main Street Allegany, NY 14706-1305

   www.stbonas.weconnect.com

The Bridge Outreach Program thrift store provides individual gifts to people of all ages, in need of material, physical or spiritual assistance. Hundreds of families each year continue to rebuild their lives from The Bridge's assistance.

FRIARS LIFE PARTNER

FRANCISCAN VOLUNTEER MINISTRY

   PO Box 29276, Philadelphia, PA 19125

   www.FranciscanVolunteerMinistry.org

Franciscan Volunteer Ministry is a year long volunteer program which forms leaders grounded in their Faith and Franciscan values. The 12-15 people who live and serve as volunteers throughout the year, turn serve about 5,500 young adults and adults who are themselves serving through the assorted ministries, and about 220,000 people who receive services through the assorted ministries. They include food at soup kitchens and food pantries, education, after-school programming such as English Second Language courses, visiting those in hospital who are shut-ins and youth groups.

FRIARS FEED PARTNER

SOUP KITCHEN
ST. JOSEPH CATHOLIC CHURCH & SCHOOL

   1303 McLees Road Anderson, SC 29621

   www.sjccs.net

St. Joseph ministry provides assistance to those in need through our community building and outreach organizations. Our ministries include the Anderson Clean Start program, our Soup Kitchen/Saturday Servants food assistance programs and Crisis Pregnancy Center.


FRIARS FEED PARTNER

FRANCISCAN FOOD CENTER
ST. ANTHONY SHRINE

   100 Arch Street, Boston MA 02110

   stanthonyshrine.org/ministries/food-center/

Franciscan Food Center is the largest in downtown Boston and serves a diverse population year-round who would otherwise not have enough to eat. The mission of the Food Center is to feed people who are hungry by providing high-quality, nutritious food in a client-choice setting and create a community in an environment of dignity, compassion and respect.

FRIARS FEED PARTNER

ST. FRANCIS BREAD FOR THE POOR

   135 West 31st Street New York, NY 10001

   www.stfrancisbreadline.org

The St. Francis Breadline was founded in 1930, and is the oldest continuously operated breadline in the United States. Located in NYC, the St Francis Breadline serves meals to over 400 homeless and hungry men women and children daily outside of the Church of St. Francis of Assisi.

FRIARS FEED PARTNER

ST. CAMILLUS FOOD PANTRY
ST. CAMILLUS CHURCH

   1600 St. Camillus Dr. Silver Spring MD 20903

   www.stcamilluschurch.org

St. Camillus Food Pantry is a direct service ministry whose goal is to promote food security for members of the St. Camillus family and local residents. Food security is access to safe, adequate, sufficient, easy-to-use, and culturally appropriate food at all times of the year. The largest activity of this ministry is the operation of two Food Pantries which provide emergency food assistance to families in need. The pantry serves thousands of working poor, immigrants who struggle to put food on the table.

FRIARS FEED PARTNER

ST. FRANCIS FEEDS PROGRAM:
CATHOLIC COMMUNITY OF ST. FRANCIS OF ASSISI

   11401 Leesville Rd, Raleigh, NC 27613

   www.stfrancisraleigh.org

St. Francis Feeds works with other groups and faith communities in Raleigh to make sure the food insecure and homeless population is met with dignity and warm meals on the weekends and holidays throughout the year. Our mission is to reach out in a special way and promote the human dignity of the poor, suffering and oppressed people in low-income areas of the community. One meal is served to the families of the children in the after-school program at the Safety Club. During the second meal, the doors of the Safety Club are opened wide and all who come are fed.

FRIARS FEED PARTNER

THE FR. ENGLISH FOOD PANTRY
ST. BONAVENTURE CHURCH

   174 Ramsey Street Paterson, NJ 07501

   www.stbonspaterson.org

The Father English Pantry is one of the busiest in Paterson serving over 6,000 people each month. It is a "peoples Choice pantry" in that rather than handing clients a bag of food, clients are given a cart, allowed to stroll through the pantry and make their own selections.

FRIARS FEED PARTNER

ST. MARY'S SOUP KITCHEN MINISTRY
ST. MARY'S CATHOLIC CHURCH

   17 Pompton Avenue Pompton Lakes, N.J. 07442

   www.stmarys-pompton.org

St. Mary's Soup Kitchen Ministry helps the community by providing a warm meal on the weekend, when the local government funded resources are closed.

FRIARS FEED PARTNER

SOUP KITCHEN
ST. JOSEPH CATHOLIC CHURCH & SCHOOL

   1303 McLees Road Anderson, SC 29621

   www.sjccs.net

St. Joseph ministry provides assistance to those in need through our community building and outreach organizations. Our ministries include the Anderson Clean Start program, our Soup Kitchen/Saturday Servants food assistance programs and Crisis Pregnancy Center.


FRIARS SHELTER PARTNER

ST. FRANCIS FRIENDS OF THE POOR, INC.

   155 W. 22nd Street New York, New York 10011

   www.stfrancisfriends.org

St. Francis Residences provides cost-effective, supportive housing for those most at risk for experiencing chronic homelessness. Adults living with severe mental illness experience more homelessness with greater frequency and duration of any other risk group. Our tenants remain stably housed with a safe place they call home.

FRIARS SHELTER PARTNER

ST. FRANCIS INN

   2441 Kensington Ave Philadelphia PA 19125

   www.stfrancisinn.org

The St Francis Inn has been serving meals to the neediest individuals and families in Philadelphia since 1979. We now serve over 350 meals a day with dignity and respect. Our meal is unique because we serve our meals restaurant-style; our guests don’t walk through a line to get their food, our compassionate volunteers serve them at their tables. We rely on the generosity of local grocery stores and businesses as well as churches and individuals to donate food so we can serve our daily meals. Volunteers come daily to help cook, serve and clean. With the help and support of volunteers and benefactors we are able to serve our guests every day with a warm, nourishing meal in a caring and respectful setting. In addition to the dine-in meals, we also provide food baskets for families and homebound seniors monthly.

FRIARS SHELTER PARTNER

THE FRANCISCAN CENTER FOR URBAN MINISTRY
ST. PATRICK - ST. ANTHONY CHURCH

   285 Church Street, Hartford, CT 06103-1196

   www.spsact.org

Catherine's Place is a collaboration of the Franciscan Center for Urban Ministry and the Mercy Housing and Shelter Corporation. Catherine's Place opened in November 2004 as a "no-freeze" shelter. That experience made it apparent that there was a critical need for transitional housing for women in Hartford. Catherine's Place re-opened in November 2005 as a year-round transitional home for homeless women in recovery. Fifteen women, who may stay for up to one year, are provided living accommodations and meals. Case workers are provided for each resident. Area social service agencies assist residents in securing employment, housing, and other necessities for independent living.

FRIARS HEAL PARTNER

FRANCISCAN COMMUNITY CENTER

   214 West 97th Street New York, New York 10025

   www.fccnyc.org/food-services.html

Our center feeds the hungry who also attend our social service department which assists them with food stamps applications, legal services and other social services issues. Several of our clients are full time volunteers.
We develop, manage and support educational, recreational and outreach programs that create positive change in the lives of those we serve.

FRIARS HEAL PARTNER

CREATE Inc.

   73 Malcolm X Boulevard (Lenox Avenue) New York, NY 10026

   www.createinc.org

CREATE, Inc. provides a full array of services to people in need. With several locations within Harlem, CREATE, Inc services include: treatment and recovery services for alcohol- and chemically-dependent men and women; specialized services for those who have co-occurring mental health and chemical abuse issues; transitional living for homeless young adults; permanent housing and support services for single persons in recovery; vocational counseling, job preparation and placement; and emergency food distribution for the hungry.

FRIARS HEAL PARTNER

Franciscans Deliver

   135 West 31st Street New York, NY 10001

   www.stfrancisbreadline.org

Franciscans Deliver is a ministry of service to the poor, elderly, shut-ins, and anyone who has difficulty accessing services in our neighborhood. Every week our members choose which grocery items they want, and then our volunteers pack and deliver their order to their front door. We believe that client choice—members choosing the items they want—enhances a person’s dignity while it addresses individual preferences for food. Our food is top-quality and we ensure that our members are offered meats, cereals, fresh produce, eggs, milk, coffee, and dessert every week. But the best and most important thing this great team of volunteers delivers is the joyful spirit of St. Francis. For many, the weekly visits of our volunteers are the most rewarding and meaningful part of our ministry.

FRIARS HEAL PARTNER

ST. FRANCIS HOUSE FOOD PANTRY

   18825 Fuller Heights Rd., Triangle, VA 22172

   www.stfrncis.org/st-francis-house/

St. Francis House Food Pantry helps to provide a stop gap measure for reduced senior services in our area. It also provides some basic nutrition for single mothers, the unemployed and those with mental health and physical disorders. Its main objective is to serve the many needs of the low-income, disadvantaged families. St Francis house also serves those from local homeless camps.

FRIARS HEAL PARTNER

CLEAN START OUTREACH PROGRAM
ST. MARY OF THE ANGELS PARISH

   17 Pompton Avenue Pompton Lakes, N.J. 07442

  

Clean Start Program offers cleaning services to those in need. People helped are more readily hired for day work because they make a better presentation and are more cooperative. Some of our men have left the street and become employed and found housing. Some of the women have stopped walking the streets. But all have developed a better appreciation of themselves and developed a greater self respect because of our care for them, even if their situations haven't changed.

FRIARS HEAL PARTNER

CLEAN START PROGRAM AT ANDERSON

   219 Townsend Street Anderson, SC 29625

   http://cleanstartandersonsc.com/

Our program serves the homeless, poor, and marginalized by providing facilities for them to achieve basic hygiene, cleanliness, mail and phone access, and to help direct them toward the availability of other services they may need. We will help our clients feel better physically, improve their self-worth and confidence, and support them in improving their situations. Our staff of volunteers will treat clients with respect and provide a safe, welcoming environment to help them maintain a feeling of dignity through their daily contact with others.

FRIARS HEAL PARTNER

ST. VINCENT DE PAUL SOCIETY

   2527 Berwyn Road Wilmington, DE 19810

   www.svdpde.org/mission.htm

The Society of St. Vincent de Paul offers tangible assistance to those in need on a person-to-person basis. It is this personalized involvement that makes the work of the Society unique. This aid may take the form of intervention, consultation, or often through direct dollar or in-kind service. An essential precept of the Society's work is to provide help while conscientiously maintaining the confidentiality and dignity of those who are served. Some 12 million persons are helped annually by Vincentians in the United States.

FRIARS HEAL PARTNER

ST. ANTHONY'S FOOD PANTRY

   65 Bartholdi Avenue, Butler, NJ 07405

   saopp.org

St. Anthony's Food Pantry provides non-perishable food items and toiletries to individuals and families in need, as they are made available by donation from the congregation and other groups. Holiday turkeys, hams, and pies are given out during Thanksgiving, Christmas, and Easter.

FRIARS HEAL PARTNER

ST. PATRICK FOOD PANTRY
FRANCISCAN MINISTRIES OF BUFFALO

   102 Seymour St. Buffalo, N.Y.14210

   fmob.org/index.php/food-pantry/

Buffalo, NY is the third-poorest city in the country, with more than 30 percent of the population living below the poverty level. The St. Patrick Food Pantry at the Franciscan Ministries of Buffalo is a client-choice food center serving people in the inner-city area. St. Patrick's believes the method of client-choice shopping provides a boost in self-esteem to those in need.

FRIARS HEAL PARTNER

FOOD BANK AND RENT ASSISTANCE PROGRAM
ST. JOSEPH CHURCH

   1012 N French St, Wilmington, DE 19801

   www.stjosephfrenchst.org

With Vincent De Paul Society St Joseph ran a Back Pack Program to assist families. They received school supplies, winter coats for children, Urban Promises-after school program, an adults food drive and a Delaware Food Bank Rent Assistance program.

FRIARS HEAL PARTNER

Family Counseling Center
ST. PAUL'S CHURCH

   1010 W. 4th St Wilmington, DE 19805

   www.stpaulchurchde.org

The Family Counseling Center of St. Paul's (FCCSP) is a behavioral health organization serving Wilmington, Delaware and the immediate surrounding community. Our compassionate, holistic approach to care - which we call Heal with Love. We provide personalized, compassionate, bilingual & culturally competent direct-care human services to help ensure the sustainability of uninsured, impoverished children, adults, and families in our community.

FRIARS HEAL PARTNER

FRANCISCAN HANDS OF HOPE PROGRAM
SACRED HEART CATHOLIC CHURCH

   509 N. Florida Ave, Tampa 33602

   www.sacredheartfla.org

Franciscan Hands of Hope is an outreach ministry serving the poor and homeless of our community. The ministry prepares a luncheon meal and then serves that meal to our neighbors. It is in serving the meal that we share fellowship and resources of hope and healing for the physical, mental, and personal needs of the guests. Hands of Hope brings us into contact with the Tampa downtown homeless and lets us begin to direct folks to the locally available city and county services - as well the local non-governmental aid agencies.

FRIARS HEAL PARTNER

ST. FRANCIS COMMUNITY CENTER

   4700 Long Beach Blvd., Long Beach Township, NJ 08008

   www.stfranciscenterlbi.og/senior-services

Senior Services makes a positive difference in the lives of seniors by improving access to nutrition, health, education, social and supportive services. One-Stop Eligibility Screening for a wide range of programs such as PAAD, Lifeline utility assistance, and others. Outreach Visits in the home, if needed, to provide eligibility screening and assessment.

FRIARS HEAL PARTNER

IMMACULATE CONCEPTION CHURCH

   901-A West Chapel Hill Street, Durham, NC 27701

   www.icdurham.org

Immaculate Conception Church has initiated a ministry to provide gently used, donated furniture free of charge to individuals and families moving from homelessness to housing. This ministry has helped over 60 households through the coordinated efforts of over 20 Immaculate Conception Church volunteers.

FRIARS HEAL PARTNER

THE BRIDGE OUTREACH PROGRAM
ST. BONAVENTURE CHURCH

   95E. Main Street Allegany, NY 14706-1305

   www.stbonas.weconnect.com

The Bridge Outreach Program thrift store provides individual gifts to people of all ages, in need of material, physical or spiritual assistance. Hundreds of families each year continue to rebuild their lives from The Bridge's assistance.

FRIARS EDUCATION PARTNER

St. Bonaventure University

   3261 W State Rd, St Bonaventure, NY 14778

   www.sbu.edu

St. Bonaventure University is a place where more than 2,000 students are becoming extraordinary. Founded 155 years ago in the interest of promoting Catholic-Franciscan education, the university continues to this day to pursue academic excellence through personalized attention that reflects the Franciscan tradition of valuing human relationships.

FRIARS EDUCATION PARTNER

Siena College

   515 Loudon Rd, Albany, NY 12211

   www.siena.edu

Siena College is committed to a student-centered education emphasizing dynamic faculty-student interaction. Through a blending of liberal arts and professional education, Siena College provides experiences and courses of study instilling the values and knowledge to lead a compassionate, reflective, and productive life of service and leadership.

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The Catholic Center at University of Georgia

   1344 S Lumpkin St, Athens, GA 30605

   ccatuga.org

The Catholic Center at the University of Georgia is a Eucharistic Community that seeks to live the gospel of Jesus Christ, in the tradition of our Roman Catholic Faith and the spirit of St. Francis. All are welcome at the Catholic Center.

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URBAN PROMISE CENTER

   2401 Thatcher Street Wilmington DE 19802

   www.urbanpromise.org

Our vision is to be a community in Christ of servant leadership and transformation, seeking a full life for all involved: urban youth, families, volunteers and staff in the neighborhoods of our city. The mission of UrbanPromise Wilmington is to equip children and young adults through Christ with the skills necessary for academic achievement, life management, personal growth and servant leadership.

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Christ The King Preparatory School

   239 Woodside Avenue Newark, NJ 07104

   www.ctkprep.org

Christ the King is a Catholic, college preparatory high school in Newark, New Jersey providing a quality education for young men and women with limited economic resources. Christ the King welcomes students of all faiths and cultural heritages. Christ the King promotes academic achievement, professionalism, and virtuous character through a challenging core curriculum and innovative corporate internship program for the purposes of transforming society.

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St. Francis Immigration Center
CHURCH OF ST. FRANCIS OF ASSISI

   135 West 31st Street New York, NY 10001

   stfrancisnyc.org

Offering free and confidential legal services, the St. Francis Immigration Center helped more than seven hundred individuals and families during its first 14 years. However, the needs of these newly arrived immigrants/migrants are not solely limited to regularizing their status. There is also a need to respect, promote and protect their rights and welfare. We help assist immigrants/migrants to navigate the social service system through referral and on-site services such as ESL Classes, free health screenings, and legal assistance.

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SAINT PETER CLAVER CATHOLIC SCHOOL

   131 Ward St Macon, GA 31204

   spccatholicschool.org

St Peter Claver Catholic School is a diverse Pre-K to 8 school offering financial aid to children who have so many gifts and talents to be developed.
Our school has enjoyed much success in its educational mission. St. Peter Claver Catholic School graduates have assumed their place in the community with much dedication, integrity, and compassion. Our test scores reveal our academic success, while our community spirit reveals our spiritual inspiration.

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FRANCISCAN VOLUNTEER MINISTRY

   PO Box 29276, Philadelphia, PA 19125

   www.FranciscanVolunteerMinistry.org

Franciscan Volunteer Ministry is a year long volunteer program which forms leaders grounded in their Faith and Franciscan values. The 12-15 people who live and serve as volunteers throughout the year, turn serve about 5,500 young adults and adults who are themselves serving through the assorted ministries, and about 220,000 people who receive services through the assorted ministries. They include food at soup kitchens and food pantries, education, after-school programming such as English Second Language courses, visiting those in hospital who are shut-ins and youth groups.

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