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Guac for Good: Raising Funds to Benefit Xavier Mission in NYC

July 13, 2017 - On Tues., July 25, the Rosa Mexicano on 18th St. between 5th Ave and Union Square in Manhattan will host a fundraiser to benefit Xavier Mission called Guac for Good. To participate in this fundraiser, patrons need to bring this invitation to Rosa Mexicano that day and they will donate 15% of the bill to Xavier Mission. There is no additional cost to the customers but reservations are preferred by the restaurant. The invitation can be used at either lunch or dinner that day. Click here to learn more.

Since 1983, Xavier Mission has welcomed, served, and empowered guests with dignity and respect. They operate six community outreach programs that provide a continuum of services to those facing difficult times: 
  • The Welcome Table soup kitchen, provides hot meals every Sunday afternoon
  • The All Saints Clothing Room, provides clean, casual and professional clothing
  • The Food Pantry, provides a shopping-style selection of foods for families
  • The Fr. Ned Coughlin, SJ, Men’s Shelter, provides a safe sleeping space for 12 men every night
  • The Life-Skills Training & Empowerment Program (L-STEP), provides life-skills workshops, mentoring, a support group and trauma-informed services for individuals who have experienced homelessness
  • The Financial Assistance Program, provides payments for rental arrears to help families and individuals avoid eviction




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