Food Pantry

Feeding the hungry is central to our the mission; no person should be hungry and none are turned away.

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Clothing

There are countless reasons why so many find themselves in need of basic clothing..

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Spiritual

Guided by the spirit of St. Francis of Assisi, faith is the driving force at the House of Peace.

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Nursing Clinic

Staffed by UWM's College of Nursing nurses & student nurses and Institute for Urban Health Partnerships.

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Legal Clinic

The Marquette University Legal Clinic provides legal information with volunteer attorneys & MU law school students.

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Social Worker

The services of the House of Peace professional social worker has been a Godsend to many of our families.

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Our guests may be the working poor, homeless, disabled or newly unemployed. When they arrive at the House of Peace, they find a place where someone cares and where they can get the little extra help they need.
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Christmas Toy Drive

Christmas Toy Drive

Can you brighten a child's life with a Christmas gift? Our House of Peace children will go without a present to open Christmas morning unless you assist. We distribute over 7,000 new Christmas presents to children 10 years of age and under.

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Can you help us serve?

The Capuchin friars live and work with those who are in need of help… the poor, the disenfranchised, the needy. Inspired by St. Francis of Assisi, we tend to people’s basic needs, especially the need for food. We also nourish spirits.

   Video: Fr. Perry Asks for Underwear and Other Personal Items
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For Our Guests

Our guests come from all walks of life. They may be the working poor....or the poorest of the poor.

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For Our Volunteers

The House of Peace has been serving the needy in the heart of Milwaukee’s Central City since 1968. Can you assist us in our mission?

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Spiritual Care

The House of Peace stands ready to offer spiritual care to anyone who seeks it.

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