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#GivingTuesday Makes an Impact that Lasts All Year

It's Giving Tuesday and Franciscan Charities is so grateful for your support in our mission to bring critical assistance to our neighbors in Newark. Consider making a donation today to help us continue our critical work throughout the year. To donate, CLICK HERE, and please share our post to help us spread the message. Thank [...]

December 3rd, 2019|

Anova partners with Franciscan Charities for Holiday Giving

Anova is the global leader in remote monitoring of industrial assets, providing Industrial Internet of Things solutions that enable improvements in efficiency, safety, service, and profitability. With a local office right in New Providence, NJ, Franciscan Charities was lucky enough to make a connection with Anova to help support those in need during the holidays.  [...]

December 2nd, 2019|

Brother Paul’s Podcast

Friends of Franciscan Charities, Peace be with you. I have a new podcast where I discuss important spiritual topics, such as mercy. I invite you to listen by clicking HERE. May God continue to bless you and your family always. Pax et bonum. Brother Paul

November 21st, 2019|

Registration Open! 9th Annual Franciscan Charities Golf Outing: Oct 7th

The Ninth Annual Franciscan Charities, Inc. Charity Golf Outing Monday, October 7th, 2019  Essex County Country Club West Orange, New Jersey  To REGISTER click HERE.   EVENT HIGHLIGHTS    Hole-in-One Car     Prizes for Golfers     50/50 Raffle     and more! Morning Duplicate Bridge and Ladies Paddle Tennis Clinic Event Location Essex County Country Club [...]

August 21st, 2019|

14th Annual Bilingual Divine Mercy Sunday Celebration

April 24th, 2019|

Westfield Public Schools Lend a Helping Hand

The Westfield Public Schools declared one week in March as Service Week. The PTO worked closely with each school to come up with a service project that would allow all students to participate. Many schools made sandwiches for local soup kitchens and one middle school provided weekend food packs for the Rotary Club of Westfield [...]

April 1st, 2019|

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 a success. Please consider making a donation at https://franciscancharitiesinc.org/donate/ and sharing this post with friends, family, and co-workers to help [...]

November 5th, 2018|

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 and are hoping to do the same this year. These events are not possible without the generosity of our donors. [...]

October 18th, 2018|

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 the efforts of Franciscan Charities to help the critical needs of the poor in Newark, NJ. Register to join us [...]

September 8th, 2018|

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 and 400 school-supplied filled backpacks with the children of the Newark community.               Tess [...]

September 8th, 2018|