Support Us

The Friars choosing a life of poverty and simplicity beg for all of their basic needs. Please consider helping us in our mission to follow the Lord.

  • We are always in need of food and other household items. If you would like to donate materially, please contact us via phone. (510) 626-4333

  • You can also send a donation via check. Please make the check payable to "Franciscan Friars of the Renewal" and specify the intention of your donation (ex. "Ministry" or "The Friars"). The checks may be sent to the address below.

Attn: Br. John Joseph Brice, CFR

1631 62nd Ave

Oakland, CA


  • ZelleĀ® is a fee free way to send donations. Using the Zelle app simply enter our community name "Community of Franciscan Friars of the Renewal" and use the following email address:

            • Please email Br. John Joseph at to inform him of your Zelle donation and include your Name and Address so that we can send you an acknowledgement for your gift.

  • You may also make a donation through PayPal using the button below. Please email Br. John Joseph at to inform him of your Paypal donation.

Thank you, Thank you, Thank you!