Archive for June 2017

WHY WOULDN’T YOU?

WHY WOULDN’T YOU?

If you could double your gift to the Casa Franciscana Mission without costing you a cent, WHY WOULDN’T YOU? Hundreds of U.S. companies will match their employees’ charitable donations. Some will even match donations of their retirees. Go to this webpage to find your company: Corporate Match Directory.pdf Most matching companies require verification of the…

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Dollies Making A Difference

Dollies Making A Difference

Dollies Making A Difference is an organization founded in 2010. A group of Los Angeles women got together and began sewing cloth dollies to comfort children in Haiti following the devastating earthquake. They expanded the project to send their colorful dollies and, now, teddy bears to children in difficult situations all over the world.  …

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Fathers That Carry A Heavy Cross

Fathers that Carry a Heavy Cross

Guaymas, Mexico – The heavy cross of being a father in the ghetto is overwhelming. The average wage in the communities served by the Casa Franciscana Mission is 85 pesos (less than $5.00 U.S.) a day.  That is for those lucky enough to be employed!  Like all fathers, they just want to be able to take care of their…

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San Carlos Community Helps the Mission

San Carlos, Mexico – As the winter community members of beautiful San Carlos prepared to return to the United States and Canada for the summer, they generously purchased 175 kilos (about 385 lbs) of meat for the Meson de Jésus, the Mission’s adult dining room. Maggy Murray, Carol Cisneros, Sharon Ahern and Anna Klein are the engines…

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