Volunteers from our community are what keep Franciscan Kitchens open and successful. In order to run a smooth and efficient meal operation, assistance is needed from dedicated volunteers of all ages. If you are looking for a community service opportunity for yourself or a group that you are involved with then we have a job for you!

Soup Kitchen

Volunteers assist in the preparation of food for guests, plus set-up and clean-up.
Hours:  10:30am to 2:00pm on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, and Saturday

Literacy Program

Volunteers meet with young children in our literacy room to discover the magical world of books.
Hours:  11:15am to 1:30pm every Saturday.

Food Pantry

Organize and distribute bags of groceries to our guests.
Hours:  9:00am to 1:30pm on the 3rd, 4th, and 5th Friday of each month.

Additional Information: The days you wish to volunteer must be coordinated in advance.  Please contact Mary Lee Trousdale, our Volunteer Coordinator, via email mldt@comcast.net to arrange a time and date. 

Other Important Numbers:
Larry Crawford, Director of Client Advocacy: 973-303-8771
St. Ann’s Soup Kitchen: 973-642-4220

Angel Network

Want to help but don’t know how? Don’t have a lot of spare time? You can make a real difference in the lives of those less fortunate by joining our Angel Network.

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Complete the form below and we’ll be happy to contact you to discuss how you can help.