Please help us serve families in need.

Your generous prayers and donations strengthen St. Mary’s Franciscan Shelter’s ability to serve our resident families. We are very grateful to you. 

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Monetary Donations

Monetary donations help us provide for our residents’ needs, support shelter programs and operations, and fund building repairs and projects. We welcome your contributions by mail, in person, or online.

 Our United Way number is   9208

 In-person and through the mail:     St. Mary’s Franciscan Shelter ♦ 209 Emmett Street ♦ Phoenixville, PA 19460

Donations are also accepted online through Network for Good or PayPal.

Venmo donations must be made using the app on a mobile device to @SMFS-ShelterforHomelessFamilies

Please click one of the buttons below to donate to St. Mary’s Franciscan Shelter online.

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Material Donations

We created a St. Mary’s Franciscan Shelter’s Amazon Wish List to highlight our current list of needed items:

The Shelter also has an ongoing need for the following Gift Cards:

Giant, Staples, Walmart, Target, Lowes and Home Depot

As required by the Pennsylvania Solicitation of Funds for Charitable Purpose Act, a copy of the official registration and financial information for St. Mary’s Franciscan Shelter for Homeless Families may be obtained from the Pennsylvania Department of State by calling toll-free within Pennsylvania (800-732-0999). Registration does not imply endorsement.