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Capuchin Community Services

Serving the poor, the hungry and the homeless of Milwaukee since 1968.

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Need help? Click one of the options below or call us at (414) 933-1300.

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Serving Milwaukee from two locations

One mission. Two locations. Learn more about us.

The House of Peace

The House of Peace provides food, clothing and other assistance to individuals and families.

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St. Ben’s Community Meal

An open door serving people experiencing homelessness and hunger since 1968.

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Color photo of the iron girder sculpture in downtown Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Photograph by Casey Grove on Unsplash.

2024 Republican National Convention

Information on expanded services and accessing our St. Ben’s Community Meal site during the 2024 Republican National Convention, July 15-18, 2024.

What you need to know

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Volunteers are key to Capuchin Community Services and the outreach at the House of Peace and St. Ben’s Community Meal. You or your organization can get involved today by searching for an available volunteer opportunity.

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Donate Items

In-kind donations of clean and gently used clothing, unexpired nonperishables or other items are welcome. Unlike some other non-profits, donated items are not re-sold. They go directly to those who need them most.

In-kind donations
Joel at the House of Peace food pantry

School Supply Drive

Our annual School Supply Drive is live now! Help us set our young scholars up for success this school year. Purchase items from our wish list, buy them yourself and deliver or ship them to us, or make a cash donation in any amount to support the drive. Thank you ahead of time for building a better future for our community.

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Fr. Mike live on @cbs58news this morning talking about expanded services at St. Ben’s Community Meal during the upcoming Republican National Convention.

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Interested in Becoming a Capuchin?

Capuchins give priority in their ministries to the two loves of St. Francis’ life:
Serving the poor and preaching the Gospel.

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