We honor the legacy of Father Fred by treating all people with dignity and respect while nurturing hope and working with humility.

Since 1989, The Father Fred Foundation has been helping individuals and families with their essential immediate needs; nourishing food on the table, keeping heat and lights on, needed work shoes,  and children’s boots and clothing when the necessities of home are unaffordable. Above all, we work to nurture hope when all else seems hopeless. What we have is given free of charge to those in need. We serve our five local counties ( Antrim, Benzie, Grand Traverse, Kalkaska, and Leelanau) and we welcome all individuals. Every week a dedicated team of volunteers and a small staff are the hands and hearts of Father Fred.