Marian Centre is not funded by any level of government, nor does it depend on any church funding for its operations. The donations on which we depend come primarily from private donors – one person, one donation at a time. The staff living and working at Marian Centre do not receive a salary. Our life and work here are a call and a free gift, and as such, we need the help of our benefactors to sustain our needs. We too are beggars depending on the goodness of others.
Donations contribute to the overall existence of Marian Centre, From the basic needs of the staff to the running of the soup kitchen and clothing room; From maintenance expenditures to insurance and legal fees; from utility to food bills, etc.
We receive your donations, knowing that you have at heart the poor we serve. We honor this intention when we are in a position, through the generosity of our own benefactors, to help support other charities who also serve the poor, but who may focus on different needs – not only food and clothing, but lodging, a safe environment, help with addictions, etc.