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Human Concerns Committee

The Human Concerns Committee, and its many sub-committees, oversee parish outreach. The Human Concerns Committee strives to act in ways that extend God’s compassion and mercy to those in need. Chair, Steve Obscherning,, 414-773-9146 

Human Concerns Parish Giving

Thanks to your generous stewardship, the Christ King Human Concerns Committee is able to provide funds to worthy organizations throughout the greater Milwaukee area. Following is information about the agencies supported for this fiscal year:

Benedict Center – 1849 N. Dr. Martin Luther King Dr., Milwaukee 53212

An interfaith, nonprofit community justice agency working with victims, offenders and the community; provides community-based treatment alternatives to incarceration for women though various programs.

Catholic Charities – PO Box 070912, Milwaukee 53207-0912

Provides direct service to children and families, to adults, the elderly, the cognitively and physically disabled, immigrants and refugees, and the poor; offers adult day services, behavioral health services, adoption services, ESL services, etc.

Wisconsin Right to Life – 5317 N. 118 Ct., Milwaukee 53225

Believes that each human life is inherently valuable from fertilization to natural death; provides teen & college outreach, educational activities and election activities.

Casa Romero – 2604 W. Orchard St., Milwaukee 53204

Renews and forms individuals, strengthens families and builds community especially in Milwaukee’s Latino community through creative individual and bilingual programming; strives to offer spiritual formation to leaders in the Latino community.

Catholic Relief Services – PO Box 17090, Baltimore, MD 21297-0303

Provides relief for hurricanes in Florida and Puerto Rio and/or earthquake in Mexico.

Life Navigators – 7203 W. Center St., Milwaukee, 53210

Improves the quality of life for individuals with developmental and related disabilities, their families, and the community though information, education, advocacy and life planning services.

Notre Dame School of Milwaukee – 1420 W. Scott St., Milwaukee 53204

Provides a unique learning environment empowering at-risk children to break through socio-economic and cultural obstacles; emphasizes leadership skills, critical thinking, social justice and the overall well- being of each student while empowering young women who are in middle school to make positive contributions to society for generations to come.

School Sisters of Notre Dame – 13105 Watertown Plank Rd., Elm Grove 53122

Mission is to proclaim the Good News as School Sisters of Notre Dame directing their entire lives toward that oneness for which Jesus Christ was sent.

Women’s Support Center of Milwaukee, Inc. – 2051 W. Wisconsin Ave., Milwaukee 53233

Dedicated to providing emotional and material support to women and families; provides pregnancy testing, information, ultrasound, classes and baby supplies.

Cathedral of St. John the Evangelist Open Door CafĂ© – 831 N. Van Buren St., Milwaukee 53202

Part of the Cathedral’s outreach ministries; provides a warm environment that offers a hot lunch, bag lunch and hygiene kit distribution.

St. Catherine Residence – 1032 E. Knapp St., Milwaukee 53202

Provides safe, affordable and supportive housing to low-income women of diverse talents and needs who aspire to maximize their personal growth and employment opportunities; many residents have limited access to other types of affordable housing.

House of Peace – 1702 W. Walnut St., Milwaukee 53205

They attend simply and directly to the spiritual and other basic human needs, especially those of the poor and disenfranchised, promoting justice for all; services provided include spiritual nourishment, food, clothing, legal clinic, health services, etc.

MacCanon Brown Homeless Sanctuary, Inc. - PO Box 80165 c/o 3314 W. Juneau Ave., Milwaukee 53208

Serves the needs (clothing, meals, etc.) of the Amani neighborhood, specifically the 53206 zip code.

St. Ann Center for Intergenerational Care – 2801 E. Morgan Ave., Milwaukee 53207

Provides Franciscan-inspired, intergenerational, community-based health and educational services for children, adults, the elderly and people with disabilities.

St. Vincent de Paul (Christ King Chapter) – 2604 N. Swan Blvd., Wauwatosa 53226

Provides funds to those who need help in our general area.

St. Vincent de Paul (Main Organization) - 9601 W. Silver Spring Dr., Milwaukee 53225

An international Catholic organization of laypersons that seeks, in a spirit of justice and charity and by person-to-person involvement, to eliminate poverty and hunger.

School Sisters of St. Francis – 1501 S. Layton Blvd., Milwaukee 53215

Mission is to live the Good News of Jesus and witness to the presence of God as they enter into the lives and needs of people around the world, especially those who are poor.

Pro-Life Wisconsin – 15850 W. Bluemound Rd., Ste. 311, Brookfield 53005

Dedicated to the care and protection of the most vulnerable persons in our society – the elderly, disabled, preborn children and their mothers and fathers.

Daystar, Inc. – PO Box 2130, Milwaukee 53201-2130

Offers a safe and caring long-term transitional home that provides women with the support, tools and resources to build a life free from domestic abuse.

Dominican Center for Women, Inc. – 2470 W. Locust St., Milwaukee 53206

Works with Amani residents and partners to build a better future through education and programs including GED preparation, financial literacy, home repairs, health and safety.

Greater Milwaukee Free Clinic – 9330 W. Lincoln Ave., Milwaukee 53227

Provides free medical care and pharmaceuticals to low income, working people in the Milwaukee area who are without medical insurance or the ability to pay for medical care.

Milwaukee Rescue Mission – 830 N. 19 St., Milwaukee 53233

Serves men, women and children who are homeless, hungry or poor to help them become whole in body, mind and spirit for the glory of God.

Franciscan Peacemakers – Clare Community – 128 W. Burleigh St., Milwaukee 53212

Provides a safe, home environment based on a community living model that helps residents to live honest, sober and self-sufficient lives through educational and vocational opportunities.

Literacy Services of Wisconsin - 555 N. Plankinton Ave., Milwaukee 53203

Provides literacy education to motivated adults.

The Guest House – 1216 N. 13 St., Milwaukee 53205

Provides shelter, case management, housing and a counseling clinic for men experiencing homelessness including those living with mental illness and struggling with addiction.

Hunger Task Force – 201 S. Hawley Ct., Milwaukee 53214

Operates a food bank, a 200+acre farm and fights to end future hunger though advocacy and anti-hunger public policy work.

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