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Support FC this holiday season. You shop. Amazon donates.

Support us when you shop on Amazon this holiday season! If you use the link below, Amazon will donate a portion to Franciscan Charities. Use this link to shop: smile.amazon.com/ch/20-1557589 Have a happy and healthy holiday season! THANK YOU!  

November 7th, 2017|

Register for our 7th Annual Charity Golf Outing

7th Annual Franciscan Charities Charity Golf Outing Monday, September 25th, 2017  Essex County Country Club in West Orange, NJ Register online at: www.birdeasepro.com/franciscancharitiesgolfouting EVENT HIGHLIGHTS    Ladies Clinic Hole-in-One Car Prizes for Golfers 50/50 Raffle and more! Event Location Essex Count Country Club - 350 Mt. Pleasant Avenue, West Orange NJ 07052 - (973) 731-1400 Visit Web [...]

July 24th, 2017|

Youth Group Works Hard to Make the Soup Kitchen Shine

The Youth Group from the First Presbyterian Church of Branchville, led by Pastor Jeff Hatch, spent two days volunteering at St. Ann’s Soup Kitchen last month. Franciscan Charities was the first stop for the 14 students who were participating in a nearly week-long Work Camp.   Pastor Jeff had been at the soup kitchen exactly 10 [...]

July 10th, 2017|

A Father’s Love

In honor of Father’s Day, we’d like to highlight a remarkable father named James and his six-year-old daughter, Madison. To understand what makes their story so powerful, we must go back in time… James did not have an easy start in life. He was dropped off by his parents at Columbia Presbyterian hospital as an [...]

June 18th, 2017|

Temple Emanu-El Makes Generous Donation to FC Soup Kitchen

Rabbi Ethan Prosnit from Temple Emanu-El in Westfield, NJ shared great news with Franciscan Charities today. In a note he said, "We brought our 8th – 9th Grade Mitzvah Corps group to the Soup Kitchen this past year and it was an extremely impactful experience. Part of the Mitzvah Corps program was also creating a mini-foundation and sending [...]

June 13th, 2017|

Jack Rimmele, Operations Director, joins the FC team

We're pleased to introduce Jack Rimmele as the new Operations Director of Franciscan Charities starting Monday 5/8. Jack joins us with an interesting and eclectic background, which will serve the varied role of running our operations. Jack has served in such capacities as Sales Engineering Director, Business Development Manager, Pre-Sales Engineering Manager, and a Customer Advocate. [...]

May 9th, 2017|

The New Jersey Center of Divine Mercy – Bilingual Divine Mercy Sunday Celebration on Sunday, April 23rd, 2017 at 10am

April 22nd, 2017|

A Circle of Giving

Tricia Mullaney first met Guerline Jean-Pierre, a home health aide of Haitian descent, in 2004. At that time, Tricia’s ailing father, Thomas, was placed in Hospice care. Mary Jane, Tricia's mother, had been diagnosed with Alzheimer's in 2000. Tricia said, "Guerline outlasted all care givers that came and went with my dad who was home [...]

March 12th, 2017|

ShopRite Partners In Caring Grants Awarded to FC

We are thrilled to announce that Franciscan Charities (St. Ann’s Soup Kitchen) has been awarded three ShopRite Partners In Caring grants totaling $2,800 for the 2017 calendar year. The grants will be held on account for us at the Community Food Bank of New Jersey and will be available for the charity to draw upon [...]

February 20th, 2017|

Coat Drive Provides Hundreds with Warm Coats & Accessories

On Saturday, January 7th, Franciscan Charities held its Annual Coat Drive. Despite the snowy weather, hundreds of people lined up early in the morning. Volunteers greeted everyone with hot chocolate and an abundance of homemade cookies. Each adult or family was assigned a personal shopper to help them select a warm coat, scarf, hat, gloves, [...]

January 9th, 2017|