Art Sale!

50% of all proceeds support our programs serving Baltimore’s most vulnerable citizens. 

Monthly Giving Program

For less than the cost of lunch out, you can change a life!

Free Lunch

Join us for a hot, healthy meal every Monday through Friday from 10:00am – 1:00pm.

All are welcome!

Volunteers Needed

Looking for a way to give back?

We have a variety of opportunities to help serve neighbors in need.

Guest Services

Have you fallen on hard times and need assistance? Click below for a complete list of the Franciscan Center’s Guest Services.


The mission of the Franciscan Center is to provide emergency 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.

Get Involved

Looking for a way to give back? Click below to view a complete list of volunteer opportunities and to fill out an online application.

FY 2017 By the Numbers:
112,089 Meals Served
5,515 Emergency Pantry Bags Distributed
52,275 Articles of Clothing Distributed
107 Men Outfitted in Professional Clothing
258 Families Received Utility Assistance
140 Evictions Prevented
593 Birth Certificates Obtained
557 MVA Identification Cards Secured
95 Referrals for Medial Prescriptions
5,019 Visits to the Technical Resource Center
1,094 Transportation tokens distributed
561 Counseling sessions


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