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A Night to Remember

3rd Annual Voices From The Heart Gala celebrates Franciscan spirit in action with Hands, Hearts and VoicesBy Meg Ducey Director of Development and Marketing The ballroom at the Scottish Rite Masonic Center on North Charles Street literally sparkled on Saturday, September 20, 2014, as the Franciscan Center hosted our 3rd Annual Voices from the Heart […]

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Expanding into New Year

From serving dinner on Wednesday nights to offering GED classes, the Franciscan Center launched many new programs in 2013 that broadened our reach to city residents in need. While expansion is not a novel term at the Franciscan Center, our outreach has certainly set a positive direction for the year ahead. “I am very excited for […]

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Center receives 2013 William Donald Schaefer Helping People Award

On May 24, 2013, Maryland Comptroller Peter Franchot presented the Franciscan Center with the Baltimore District 2013 William Donald Schaefer Helping People Award. “The William Donald Schaefer Helping People Award recognizes one individual or organization in each county and Baltimore City that exemplifies Governor Schaefer’s lifelong commitment to public service,” Franchot said. Baltimore City Councilman […]

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A Warm Welcome to Pope Francis

Pope Francis believes in defending the poor and disadvantaged, saying, “[The church’s mission] means respecting each of God’s creatures and respecting the environment in which we live. It means protecting people, showing loving concern for each and every person, especially children, the elderly, those in need, who are often the last we think about.” Pin […]

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‘Voices’ of Center Heart Through Inaugural Event

The crowd watched in awe as Mezzo Soprano Emily Righter performed songs she learned while working as a professional opera singer in Europe. Through a two-part performance, Emily and her Pianist, Frank “Johnny” Shütten, captivated more than 200 people at the inaugural Voices from the Heart fundraiser on Sept. 15. Pin It

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It Is the Week to Put Food in Your Mailbox

Last Friday, at the Franciscan Center, Lt. Governor Brown, Mayor Rawlings-Blake,(along with many others) launched the 26th annual Harvest for the Hungry, a state wide healthy food drive. Pin It

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Attire 4 Hire

The Franciscan Center recently launched a new program: Attire 4 Hire. Watch this YouTube video to learn more about it. Pin It

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Healthy Heart & Soul Monday with Celebrity Chef Kim O’Donnel

Valentine’s Day Event Helps Franciscan Center Promote Dignity and Heart Health with Its MealsThis Valentine’s Day, to celebrate American Heart Month, the Franciscan Center, in association with the Johns Hopkins Center for a Livable Future (CLF), will be hosting a special “Healthy Heart and Soul Monday” event to promote heart-healthy food choices and behaviors among […]

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Baltimore Colts Legends Help Tackle Hunger at the Franciscan Center

Baltimore Colts Legends Art Donovan and Jim Mutscheller are teaming up with Franciscan Center this Friday to help feed the hungry. It is all part of an initiative to re-open the doors of the Center on Fridays and expand services that help the economically disadvantaged residents of Baltimore City.

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Providing The Hungry With Healthy Food: Celebrity Chef Helps Baltimore Center Serve Dignity With Its Meals

On Monday, September 27th, The Franciscan Center, in association the Johns Hopkins Center for a Livable Future (CLF), will launch its own Healthy Monday campaign to promote healthy food choices among its clients and the goal to make sure that everyone, regardless of their socio-economic status, has access to safe, nutritious and delicious meals. Pin […]

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