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 [...]
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Brownie Points in Summit has been supporting St. Ann’s Soup Kitchen with delicious donations of bakery items for the past seven years. These treats are a favorite among our soup kitchen clients and volunteers—and help to bring smiles to our guests every week. In addition to the donations, the bakery’s owner, Bob Conway, was an [...]
Illyne Ganley, owner of the Beautylounge in Summit, has been a dedicated supporter of Franciscan Charities since 2008. Illyne became acquainted with the charity after meeting Gina Ricciardi, whom Illyne describes as “beautiful in every way and exceptionally inspiring.” At the time, Gina was the charity’s Board President (and currently continues to fundraise and volunteer) [...]
Franciscan Charities has been blessed over the years with the support of many local businesses. This week, we’d like to focus on Jerry Rose Floral and Event Design, a business that has continued to support our efforts to help the poor since the very beginning. Jerry Rose, the owner of Jerry Rose Floral and Event [...]