For the folks we see on our food lines and through our outreach – the vulnerable and underserved in Newark – the holidays are often sparse. A warm coat, a special meal or one new toy or gift can be a treasure.
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Since 2004, Franciscan Charities has tended to the critical needs of the poor -- providing hot meals, clothing the cold, supplying food pantry items, rendering advice and supporting families. Our numbers tell the story.
Paul Miller, OFS, started Franciscan Charities in 2004 with the belief that each person should have a warm, welcoming place to eat and be treated with dignity and kindness. From day one Brother Paul set the tone. If you come through our doors, hungry in anyway, we will feed you. We will help you. We will hug you. No questions asked.Learn More About Brother Paul