Mothers’ Day Amazon Delivery: Casa Franciscana Style

The Casa Franciscana Mission brought tears of gratitude, smiles of happiness and a message of God’s love to almost 400 mothers amongst the poor and elderly. Many of these women are grandmothers raising grandchildren. The Mission staff and volunteers went out to the barrios and walked through dirt, ruts and stones to hand deliver flowers,…

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Earth Day: Are You Sharing Your Bounty

In August 2022, we wrote to you about the first harvest of the home gardens in Guaymas funded and mentored by the Casa Franciscana Outreach. There are now ten gardens with accessible water tanks! The families are not only enjoying fresh healthy vegetables and the pride of growing them but they are sharing their bounty…

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Mission of Hope: A Family’s Story

Teresita Hernandez Uribe and her son Jesus use the Mesón de Jesús dining room regularly. Tere, as we call her, is 36 years old and she has been going to our Mesón for about eight years. She has two children, but one of them, 13-year-old Luisito, moved with his grandmother to Mazatlan because his family…

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Love is the Legacy: A Grandmother’s Story

Elvia Dolores Apodaca is a regular guest at our dining hall, the Mesón de Jesús, which translates into the “Table of Christ.” Typically, she comes to receive breakfast and takes food home afterward for her grandchildren. We know her as Lolita, and at 59 years old, she has been dining with us for more than…

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A Mission Transformation

The Casa Franciscana Guaymas has undergone an extraordinary transformation during these last three years. Fr. Martin Ibarra has challenged us to take our services out to all the local and neighboring communities to reach the people who need our help the most.  We have transitioned what was an internal operation before the pandemic into an…

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Fry’s

Casa Franciscana Outreach joined the Fry’s Community Rewards program and a percent of what you spend will be donated to us at NO COST to you. STEP 1:  CREATING AN ONLINE FRY’S ACCOUNT **NOTE: Already have an online Fry’s account, skip to #2 Go to www.FrysCommunityRewards.com Select ‘Create an Account’. Continue with Google or fill out…

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Individual Fundraisers

Sometimes organizations, children, students or others are looking to support a humanitarian cause as part of their own community service or through the kindness of their hearts. It may be something as simple as a lemonade stand or a challenge to swim laps or walk miles.   If you or someone you know is “looking for…

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Grants

If you become aware of a grant or other funding opportunities for which the CFO may be eligible, we would appreciate it if you would email the information to us at casafranciscanaoutreach@gmail.com

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Amazon Smile

More and more people shop Amazon for everything from food items to the latest electronic fad.   The Amazon Smile Program contributes a percent of select Amazon purchases to the charity of your choice.  It does not cost you anything.  Casa Franciscana Outreach is one of the listed charities.  For more information and to register go…

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Matching Funds

Thousands of employers match their employees’ charitable contributions.  Some also match contributions for retirees.   This does not cost you anything but a few minutes and could substantially  impact the Mission programs.   Investigate if your employer matches donations and what you must do to include the Casa Franciscana Outreach.  Employers may verify your donation by emailing…

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