Anna’s Place

A Franciscan hospitality center in Chester, Pennsylvania, that offers a welcoming atmosphere and activities that promote growth in mind, body, heart, and spirit. The staff works together on all aspects of offered programs including computer classes, bingo, soup and sandwich lunches, health screenings, social events, and the community garden.  Read more!

Guardian Angels Child Care (Ministry of Caring)

This child care facility in Wilmington, Delaware, serves children of working parents with low incomes. The children range from one-year-old through kindergarten age. All classes maintain a low child-to-staff ratio, with a teacher and teacher’s assistant in each classroom. Volunteers work as teachers’ assistants.  Read more

Red Hill Farm

A six-acre community supported agriculture farm located in Aston, Pennsylvania, run by the Sisters of St. Francis of Philadelphia. This farm provides fresh, locally-grown produce its members and the sisters. The farm utilizes organic practices. Staff—seasonal farmers, volunteers, and work shares—collaborate on all aspects of the farm under the leadership of the farm manager.  Read more!

The Family Counseling Center of St. Paul’s

St. Paul’s Family Counseling Center in Wilmington, Delaware, provides access to compassionate, culturally responsive emotional and behavioral health services that empower individuals and families. The community outreach coordinator works with the staff to further the mission of the center. He/she works with partner agencies to improve access to behavioral healthcare services for individuals and families chronically under served in traditional systems due to barriers related to language, immigration, health insurance, stigma, and poverty.  Read more!

The Office of Corporate Social Responsibility

The office of corporate social responsibility monitors the Sisters of St. Francis’ investment portfolio from a moral and ethical perspective and exercises rights as shareholders to hold corporations accountable for social and environmental policies to promote justice, peace, and reconciliation. Volunteers assist in this work.  Read more!