Back to the kitchen!

After a long three months of pulling together meals to go at an offsite location, we’re back in our kitchen at St. Ann’s, with Chef Ronney once again cooking up a storm! Our kitchen, dining [...]

By |June 22nd, 2020|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

Faces of Hope

The faces of Franciscan Charities are the faces of hope. Many who come to our door – guests, donors, volunteers – don’t always start out that way. Some are hungry for food, others in need [...]

By |May 5th, 2020|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

Powered by families

Families are the backbone of our volunteer corps at Franciscan Charities. They get their start simply, with parents bringing a child or two to help prepare and serve meals, read to younger children in our [...]

By |April 26th, 2020|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

Stories of Hope

Easter weekend marked a month since the COVID-19 outbreak shifted our food service operations beyond our soup kitchen, and with it came signs of new help and new hope. Thank you to all those who [...]

By |April 18th, 2020|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

Joy in the morning: An Easter message from Franciscan Charities

"It is in giving that we receive." Those are the words that adorn the Franciscan Charities signature monk gracing our pages. If ever there was a time that tested those words, it was these past [...]

By |April 11th, 2020|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

People are hungry

The days are getting harder. We all know that. Here in the basement of St. Ann’s Church, the kitchen flooded again. The mayor of Newark placed us squarely within one of the city’s three virus [...]

By |March 28th, 2020|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments