St. Francis Seraph Ministries

Name of Non-Profit Organization * St. Francis Seraph Ministries
Today’s Date: * Tuesday, January 7, 2020
Organization’s website http://www.sfsministries.org
EIN / 501(C)(3)Number * 90-0705683
What year did your organization receive it’s non-profit status? * 2011
Address * 1615 Republic Street
Cincinnati, Ohio 45202
United States
County * Hamilton
Your Name * Theresa Diersen
Your Title * Volunteer Service Director
Your email address * tdiersen@sfsministries.org
Your Phone Number (513) 549-0542
Executive Director’s Name * Chris Schuermann
Executive Director’s email address * cschuermann@sfsminsitries.org
What is the mission of your organization? St. Francis Seraph Ministries nurtures and nourishes the urban poor in mind, body, and spirit.
Which social causes (up to 3 choices) does your agency address through its programming? * ·       (9) Hunger

·       (10) Life Skills

·       (11) Poverty

Any comments about your selections you would like to share with the student philanthropists?
St. Francis Seraph Ministries (SFSM) serves Breakfast and Dinner 5 days a week in their Dining Room (aka Soup Kitchen) to help those we are fighting poverty and are hungry and/or homeless. SFSM also teaches Cooking, sewing and jewelry making classes as skills that are not taught anymore in schools. By teaching students to cook healthy meals for a family of 4-6 under $10, we are helping to tackle obesity that is huge among the poor because it is easy to buy process food cheap. We also teach sewing and jewelry classes in hopes that students will continue to make items and we will represent them as artists for a supplemental income.
Does your organization have volunteer opportunities available for students? * Yes, Grades 6 – 12
List possible volunteer opportunities -or- a link to where they can be found on the web. We allow children as young as 10 years old to volunteer with a parent in our Soup Kitchen and as young as 16 without a parent but a signed waiver. Opportunities can be found at https://sfsministries.galaxydigital.com/agency/detail/?agency_id=79839
Volunteer coordinator Theresa Diersen
Volunteer coordinator’s email address tdiersen@sfsministries.org
Volunteer coordinator’s phone number (513) 549-0542

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