To accompany and care for families struggling with poverty and men facing homelessness by providing food, shelter, clothing and services to support their journey toward stability, productivity, meaning and hope, building upon the good works, ideals and values of Father Horace McKenna, S.J.
The Father McKenna Center is an independent 501(c)3 in the Ignatian Catholic tradition, steps from the US Capitol in Washington, DC. We serve men struggling with homelessness and families in Ward 6 dealing with food insecurity. We provide a structured program supporting our mission of Meetings Needs… Reclaiming Lives. We depend on community support. If you are able to help you can pray for us, volunteer with us, or donate to support our work.
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People who struggle with poverty and homelessness will have access to the resources they need to create and sustain lives of stability, productivity, meaning and hope.
We believe that all persons are made in the image and likeness of God and as such deserve to be treated with respect and dignity.
We believe that people who struggle with poverty and homelessness deserve access to material, spiritual and support resources that will lead to stability and meaning in their lives.
We believe that the wider community should embrace and support people who struggle with poverty and homelessness to ensure access to the resources necessary to reduce or eliminate these conditions.
Supporting men on their journey through homelessness, with targeted case management and provision of basic human services.