Franciscan Center for Urban Ministry: Outreach Opportunities

House of Bread


House of Bread provides services to the economically disadvantaged in the Hartford area that are characterized by compassion, dignity, and respect. Specific programs include:

  • Helping Our Mothers through Education [H.O.M.E.] (offering assistance with life skills, educational opportunities, and other support services)
  • Adventure Saturday Mentors (nurturing young people’s curiosity and gifts through exciting learning opportunities)
  • The House of Bread Meal Teams (providing hot meals and a welcome environment for the poor in Hartford)
  • The House of Bread Thrift Shop Volunteers (making donated household items available at minimal cost to those who live in the neighborhood).