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FC annual Toy and Coat Drives help families in need

Each year, Franciscan Charities provides thousands of needed coats, winter accessories, and holiday toys to families in need. We rely on the generosity of our donors to help make our annual Coat and Toy Drives [...]

By |November 5th, 2018|Categories: News, Toy and Coat Drives|0 Comments

Help Create Smiles by Supporting our Annual Coat and Toy Drives

The cold weather has arrived and planning has begun for our annual Coat Drive (Saturday, November 17th) and Toy Drive (Saturday, December 8th).  Last year, we gave away thousands of coats, winter accessories, and toys [...]

By |October 18th, 2018|Categories: News, Toy and Coat Drives|0 Comments

Join us for the 8th Annual Franciscan Charities Golf Outing!

The 8th Annual Franciscan Charities Golf Outing will be held on Monday, September 24th, 2018 at the Essex County Country Club in West Orange, New Jersey. Join us for a fun-filled day that will support [...]

By |September 8th, 2018|Categories: Golf Outing, News|0 Comments

Ministry of Love shares Back-to-School Backpacks and Smiles!

On a very hot day in August, our long-time volunteer, Tess Lucanie, a rising junior at Mount Saint Dominic Academy, brought a group of classmates and friends to the soup kitchen to share their love [...]

By |September 8th, 2018|Categories: News, Volunteer Spotlight|0 Comments

Summer Literacy Success!

For over 10 years, Franciscan Charities has offered a weekly Literacy Program to the children of the soup kitchen for fun, learning, and reading activities throughout the year. During the summer, the program is open daily [...]

By |August 30th, 2018|Categories: News, Summer Program|0 Comments

Back to School Smiles

With the new school year quickly approaching, school supplies are on the minds of most parents. Purchasing supplies, however, can be a daunting task for families struggling to get by, but thanks to the National [...]

By |August 17th, 2018|Categories: Community Spotlight, News|0 Comments