Financial Support

Thank you for supporting the Franciscan Center!   By giving to the Center you can make an important difference in the lives of Baltimore’s most vulnerable citizens, helping us to offer hope, dignity and respect to the men, women and children whom we serve. For more information on any of the ways you can support the Franciscan Center’s programs, please call Ben Trently in our Development Office, at: 410-467-5340, Ext. 117.

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Gifts by Check, Money Order, and Credit Cards

Please make your check or money order payable to the Franciscan Center and mail it to:

The Franciscan Center
c/o Development Department
101 W. 23rd Street
Baltimore, MD 21218

If you would like to designate your gift to a particular program, please indicate that information on the memo portion of your check. If you donate monthly, you can save yourself time and effort by donating with a credit card. Just let us know the monthly amount and your credit card account information.


To understand the potential financial and tax advantages of such a donation, you may wish to consult your financial adviser. Please call us to arrange a securities gift transfer.

Planned Gifts

Naming the Franciscan Center as a beneficiary in your estate planning or will is a special and lasting gift. Please call or have your personal representative call to discuss this option.

Workplace Giving

Many employers provide an option for their employees to make charitable gifts through regular payroll deduction. You can direct your United Way contribution to the Franciscan Center by following these instructions.

For the United Way of Central Maryland Campaign, please enter on your donation form:

The Franciscan Center
c/o Development Department
101 W. 23rd Street
Baltimore, MD 21218

For other Charity Campaigns, please fill in the appropriate designation code:

Combined Charity Campaign #4009
Maryland Charity Campaign #4009
Combined Federal Campaign #98898

Matching Gifts

If your employer has a matching gifts program, each dollar you give is matched by your employer, increasing your gift to the Center at no additional cost to you. Please ask your company’s human resources department for information.

The Franciscan Center. is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization. Donations are tax-deductible to the full extent allowed by law. A copy of our financial statement is available upon request by contacting our office at 101 W. 23rd Street, Baltimore, MD 21218 or 410-467-5340. Documents and information submitted to the State of Maryland under the Maryland Charitable Solicitations Act are available from the Office of the Secretary of State, State House, Annapolis, MD 21401, for the cost of copying and postage.