What We Do

The mission of the Franciscan Center is to provide assistance and supportive outreach to persons who are economically disadvantaged, in an effort to assist them in realizing their self-worth and dignity as people of God.

How We Serve

Empowerment Services

Services include the “Attire-4-Hire” Program and our Technical Resource Center.

Culinary Services

Services include a hot lunch program (feeding roughly 400-600 people daily) and a pantry program.

Responsive Services

The Responsive Services Department attempts to assist with a variety of critical needs of Baltimore City residents with the ultimate goal of promoting their self-sufficiency and independence.

Learn More About Our Services

Everything we do at the Franciscan Center is dependent upon generous donations from our community. The goods and services listed above are available on a first – come, first – served basis and supplies are limited. Our staff have a wealth of information about services available throughout the city. If we are unable to meet your needs, we will do our best to find another organization that can.

GALA SILENT AUCTION

Our Gala Silent Auction is now LIVE! Check it out here.

Or download the Handbid app through your phone's app store. Once downloaded, follow the prompts to register and search for "Voices From the Heart Gala". All auction items must be picked up at the Gala or from the Franciscan Center.