Provincial Statistics


Every year, the Capuchin Soup Kitchen provides freshly-prepared meals, food pantry staples, hygiene items, showers, fresh produce and much more to people from all walks of life encountering challenging circumstances.

  • We provided 2,760,517 pounds of food in 2023 to our Detroit neighbors.
  • Approximately 520 meals per day are served at our two meal program sites at 1264 Meldrum Street and at 4390 Conner Street.
  • More than 6,000 pounds of fresh, organic produce was harvested at our Earthworks Urban Farm.
  • More than 50,000 seedling transplants were provided by Earthworks Urban Farm to community urban farms in Detroit, Hamtramck and Highland Park as part of Keep Growing Detroit's Garden Resource Program.

In 2023 more than 110,000 pilgrims came to the Solanus Casey Center to learn and be healed by our brother, Blessed Solanus Casey. More than 28,000 confessions were heard and more than 800,000 prayer intentions received.

Over 4,000 retreatants last year were spiritually renewed at Capuchin Retreat.


In Milwaukee, the Capuchin friars have been serving the people experiencing homelessness, hunger and poverty since 1968 at Capuchin Community Services with two locations: St. Ben's Community Meal and the House of Peace. 

  • In 2023, 36,967 meals were served at our Capuchin Community Services St. Ben's Community Meal site for an average of 142 meals per evening.
  • In 2022, the food pantry at the Capuchin Community Services House of Peace site served over 17,000 individuals, provided more than 1,000 Thanksgiving food boxes, nearly 2,000 Christmas food boxes and distributed more than 10,000 gallons of milk.