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Franciscans For The Poor, Cincinnati, Ohio

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Address: 60 Compton Road
Cincinnati, Ohio  45215  
United States
Fax: 513-761-6703
Is 501(c)(3) nonprofit certified by the IRS?: Yes
Number of Volunteers Serving Nationally: 500
EIN: 61-1218632
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Mission Statement


Franciscans for the Poor provides an opportunity for individuals and groups to live out the Gospel message of justice through outreach to the poor and underserved. Participants will: Build community in a simple life style; Volunteer with a variety of agencies that address human needs; Integrate prayer and reflection on the experiences of meeting Christ through the poor and; Discern a personal response to poverty and injustice.

Description


Franciscans For The Poor, founded in 1998, hosts campus ministries, church youth groups, families and individuals for 1 week at the Tau Community House in Cincinnati, Ohio. Located <1 mile from I-75 and 6 miles north of downtown Cincinnati, participants travel to an array of social service agencies volunteering to assist those in need. Participants arrive Sunday departing on Friday. Participants will live in community sharing meals, chores and prayers. Participants normally volunteer every day from 9 a.m. until 3:30 p.m. Time is allowed for reflection and recreation. More than 500 participants each year give more than 10,000 hours to social service agencies in Greater Cincinnati. Sites include but are not limited to: day care centers, housing rehab, drug rehab, homeless shelters, soup kitchens, food pantries, Meals on Wheels and inner-city schools.

Franciscans For The Poor, founded in 1998, hosts campus ministries, church youth groups, families and individuals for 1 week at the Tau Community House in Cincinnati, Ohio. Located <1 mile from I-75 and 6 miles north of downtown Cincinnati, participants travel to an array of social service agencies volunteering to assist those in need. Participants arrive Sunday departing on Friday. Participants will live in community sharing meals, chores and prayers. Participants normally volunteer every day from 9 a.m. until 3:30 p.m. Time is allowed for reflection and recreation. More than 500 participants each year give more than 10,000 hours to social service agencies in Greater Cincinnati. Sites include but are not limited to: day care centers, housing rehab, drug rehab, homeless shelters, soup kitchens, food pantries, Meals on Wheels and inner-city schools.

Mission Statement: Franciscans for the Poor provides an opportunity for individuals and groups to live out the Gospel message of justice through outreach to the poor and underserved. Participants will: Build community in a simple life style; Volunteer with a variety of agencies that address human needs; Integrate prayer and reflection on the experiences of meeting Christ through the poor and; Discern a personal response to poverty and injustice.

Organizational Statement of Faith


Franciscans For The Poor is sponsored by the Franciscan Sisters of the Poor focuses on serving the poor through God's eyes. As Christians, we are called to serve the poor.


Denominational Affiliations


Christian & Missionary Alliance


Local Affiliation



Program Type:


Youth Program

Do you Require Formal Orientation Training?


No