Friedens was highlighted in the Society of the Divine Savior – The Salvatorians latest newsletter! We have enjoyed getting to know several of their candidates and look forward to continue our partnership with them. “Several times throughout the year, men who are discerning religious life are invited by Salvatorians to something called a “Come and […]
Milwaukee Area Technical College celebrated MATC Day be assembling emergency food kits to distribute to area food pantries. Friedens was thankful to receive donations from this event. Vicki J. Martin, MATC President, said: “You stepped up before the day’s events and surpassed the number of food donations we were expecting. The original plans were to […]
A panel of our partners were given the opportunity to speak to 270 students at Concordia University Wisconsin about the issues of poverty, food insecurity and homelessness this evening. They spoke about Housing First, 30 Seconds Away, StreetLife Communities Milwaukee, Immanuel Church – Brookfield, ReignStorm, and various other places we represent.
Thank you 88Nine RadioMilwaukee for highlighting UWM Center for Community-Based Learning, Leadership, & Research‘s volunteer service at our Hope House Food Pantry. We are so lucky to have your dedicated students and staff join us every week! “For college students interested in going into nonprofit work and community outreach, what better way to learn than […]
Life Creek – Milwaukee Senior Pastor Tiger Lee hands donation check to Friedens Community Ministries. The funds are dedicated toward Zion Food Pantry, targeted to open at the end of May. Thank you God for connecting these ministry group, especially David Nelson and Max Ramsey…
A huge THANK YOU to all who contributed to the holiday toy drive. The toys were dropped off yesterday to Friedens Community Ministries! Tomorrow’s food pantry is one of their busiest days of the year with over 300 families expected to stop by. Not only will these families have food for the holidays, but there […]
Students from Mount Mary University have spent the semester thinking about how to engage community based volunteers at our Hope House Food Pantry. While these posters will be displayed at our Hope House pantry; they were so creative we want to share them with you!
Hunger Task Force applauds Friedens’ Hope House pantry for being at the forefront of client choice. Hope House is located in Historic Walker’s Point, where 24% of the households live below the poverty level. Serving nearly 900 people per month, the pantry serves vulnerable seniors and infants. “Thanks to Friedens, the pantry provides a 100% client […]
In April, Wisconsin passed a law requiring able adults who don’t have kids living at home to work at least 80 hours a month or look for work in order to stay on Wisconsin’s food stamp program, FoodShare. The Wisconsin State Journal found nearly 15,000 residents lost access to FoodShare within the first three months of […]
“The Friedens congregation ran from 1869-1986 (117 years). It was always at the same location: 13th & Juneau in Milwaukee. The church building at 1234 (1244) W. Juneau Ave… is over 100 years old!” “The Friedens Evangelical & Reformed United Church of Christ at 13th & Juneau in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, was built in 1905. The […]