Welcome to Friends of the Carpenter. We are a non-profit, faith-based day facility that provides safety, structure and purpose for vulnerable members of our community.


Love Gifts

September 26, 2018

Love Gifts are provided every Wednesday afternoon at the Friendship Center. Every Wednesday, participants can receive a grocery store gift card or a bus pass or a voucher for gasoline, all valued at about $5. Complimentary hand-made Friends of the Carpenter wood items are also offered to those who participate on a regular basis.

2nd Chance Thrift Store: Closing Sales Begins Oct. 1

October 1, 2018 – November 15, 2018

After much thought and prayer, an exhaustive review of historical sales and expense reports, and with the unanimous support of the FOC Board of Directors, we have come to the compelling conclusion that closing the 2nd Chance Thrift Store is necessary for the overall health of the FOC Ministry and to put our focus back […]

Annual Dinner & Auction

October 20, 2018

Save the Date for ‘20 Years of Changing Lives with Love’ Saturday, October 20, 2018 | 5:30 to 9:00 p.m. at Warehouse ’23, 100 Columbia Street Register Now for ‘Early Bird’ Prices: Table of 10 Before Oct. 10: $700 | After Oct. 10: $800 Single Ticket Before Oct. 10: $75 | After Oct. 10: $85 […]

Donate Now!

Donate today and make a difference!

$20 could provide four gas vouchers to help our participants look for work or go to medical appointments.


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