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Toy Drive Success with help from Maplecrest Moves Charities

Last month, the Franciscan Charities Annual Toy Drive provided toys to nearly 1,000 smiling children in Newark. Volunteers dedicated many hours to planning and preparing for this special day. Supporters donated much needed funding and toys to make the day a success. Operating such a large event can be challenging, but it's certainly very rewarding. One [...]

January 19th, 2018|

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|

Holiday Toy Drive Success

The wet weather on Saturday didn't stop Santa and our incredible volunteer elves from hosting our annual Holiday Toy Drive! Children and their families starting lining up early on Saturday morning, December 17th, in anticipation of our annual Holiday Toy Drive. Though some snow had coated the ground overnight and rain fell, our guests kept [...]

December 19th, 2016|

“It’s About Hope — 2016 Toy and Coat Drive”

November 28th, 2016|

It’s about Hope — Your giving counts, support our annual Toy and Coat Drives

Many families need our help during the holiday season. Join us in providing warm coats and holiday toys to those in need by donating to our annual Toy and Coat Drives. During our 2015 Toy Drive, we gave away over 1,000 toys to smiling children! Each child that attends our Toy Drive is able to [...]

November 17th, 2016|