Partnering for Social Good

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“The power of one, if fearless and focused, is formidable, but the power of many working together is better.”

~ Gloria Macapagal Arroyo, former president of the Philippines
These are a few of the organizations that we support as part of our ministries.  Partnering with social service organizations makes resources go further. There is strength in numbers.
Hildegard House is a Catholic Worker home that welcomes and offers hospitality to those who have experienced human trafficking. It provides a safe place to rest, heal, and rebuild lives.
Hildegard House is a Catholic Worker home that welcomes and offers hospitality to those who have experienced human trafficking. It provides a safe place to rest, heal, and rebuild lives.
CHUM of Duluth is people of faith working together to provide basic necessities, foster stable lives, and organize for a just and compassionate community.
In CHUM of Duluth (Churches United in Ministry), people of faith work together to provide basic necessities, foster stable lives, and organize for a just and compassionate community.
The Damiano Center is the largest emergency meal provider in Northeastern Minnesota and has the largest free store in Duluth. It provides children's programming, a clothing program specifically for people seeking employment, and referrals and other basic assistance.
The Damiano Center is the largest emergency meal provider in Northeastern Minnesota and has the largest free store in Duluth. It provides children's programming, a clothing program specifically for people seeking employment, and referrals and other basic assistance.
Lutheran Social Services' Center for Changing Lives is a safe, central site where young people who are at-risk or experiencing homelessness can find holistic guidance and support.
Lutheran Social Services' Center for Changing Lives is a safe, central site where young people who are at-risk or experiencing homelessness can find holistic guidance and support.
New Hope for Families of Duluth is working to raise community awareness about the need for loving foster families, while recruiting and supporting individuals, couples, and families called to fostercare.
New Hope for Families of Duluth is working to raise community awareness about the need for loving foster families, while recruiting and supporting individuals, couples, and families called to fostercare.
Every June, the Sisters volunteer at CHUM's Rhubarb Festival. Often we organize the children's coloring contest booth.
Every June, the Sisters volunteer at CHUM's Rhubarb Festival. Often we organize the children's coloring contest booth.
Sister Pauline Micke collects donated clothes and hygiene items and brings them to Damiano Center. We also donate food to the Community Soup Kitchen.
Sister Pauline Micke collects donated clothes and hygiene items and brings them to Damiano Center. We also donate food to the Community Soup Kitchen.
Sister Pauline Micke at the Grand Opening of the Center for Changing Lives
Sister Pauline Micke at the Grand Opening of the Center for Changing Lives
The Sisters sold property in Duluth for $2.00 to New Hope for Families, to be renovated as a home for foster children.
The Sisters sold property in Duluth for $2.00 to New Hope for Families, to be renovated as a home for foster children.
Community Action of Duluth stands alongside people with low incomes and provides a path to possibility, a livelihood, a sustainable future, and new hope.
Community Action of Duluth stands alongside people with low incomes and provides a path to possibility, a livelihood, a sustainable future, and new hope.
The Salvation Army of Duluth provides a wide range of basic services, including housing and food assistance, a low-price store, and Sunday worship services.
The Salvation Army of Duluth provides a wide range of basic services, including housing and food assistance, a low-price store, and Sunday worship services.
Duluth’s domestic abuse interventions programs use a home-grown and effect tool – the Duluth Model – to hold abusers accountable, help them change their ideas and behaviors, and keep victims safe. It is an ever-evolving way of thinking about how a community works together to end domestic violence.
Duluth’s domestic abuse interventions programs use a home-grown and effect tool – the Duluth Model – to hold abusers accountable, help them change their ideas and behaviors, and keep victims safe. It is an ever-evolving way of thinking about how a community works together to end domestic violence.
Guided by God's vision of the common good as reflected in Jewish, Christian, and Islamic traditions, the Joint Religious Legislative Coalition mobilizes religious communities to influence public policy in Minnesota.
Guided by God's vision of the common good as reflected in Jewish, Christian, and Islamic traditions, the Joint Religious Legislative Coalition mobilizes religious communities to influence public policy in Minnesota.
Second Harvest Northern Lakes Food Bank is the largest hunger-relief organization in the Northland. Each year it rescues and distributes close to six million pounds of food to people in need.
Second Harvest Northern Lakes Food Bank is the largest hunger-relief organization in the Northland. Each year it rescues and distributes close to six million pounds of food to people in need.
AIM USA believes that the interaction of the monastic family brings spiritual conversion and human enrichment to all followers of St. Benedict of Nursia.
AIM USA believes that the interaction of the monastic family brings spiritual conversion and human enrichment to all followers of St. Benedict of Nursia.
Local Initiatives Support Corporation of Duluth (LISC) funnels investments in nonprofit programs that spur economic development, strengthen small businesses, and help residents increase their incomes and assets.
Local Initiatives Support Corporation of Duluth (LISC) funnels investments in nonprofit programs that spur economic development, strengthen small businesses, and help residents increase their incomes and assets.
One Roof Housing of Duluth helps lower income people find and renovate their homes. Its housing development services enrich lives and communities, one home at a time.
One Roof Housing of Duluth helps lower income people find and renovate their homes. Its housing development services enrich lives and communities, one home at a time.
“Before all, and above all, attention shall be paid to the care of the sick, so that they shall be served as if they were Christ Himself.”
–St. Benedict of Nursia, The Rule of Saint Benedict