History of MMP

In 1996, while praying, Fr. Fernando Suarez was blessed with a vision. In the vision, Jesus was pouring out many graces and blessings upon Fr. Fernando, and, as he received His graces and blessings, he saw multitudes of poor children begging for help. He did not understand the vision then, but its image remained in his heart. It was not until the summer of 1997, that the meaning of the vision became clear to him.

During a two-week visit to the Philippines, at least ten poor children approached Fr. Fernando out of nowhere, asking for his support especially in their studies. Trusting in the Lord, he began sending money coming from his savings from giving recollections and retreats during his Christmas and summer holidays.

As time went by, the Good Lord continued to bless this ministry and it has now become a foundation, "Mary Mother of the Poor" (MMP). With the help of the brothers of the community, and friends who support and share this vision, the foundation was able to grow, flourish and establish.

Three Ways to Donate to MMP:

Secure Online Giving

For USA & Other Countries:

Make a secure donation by credit card (VISA, MasterCard, American Express or Discover); debit/bank card or check:

On the Online Giving page, click First Time? to create an account or click Quick Give if you do not want an account. You have an option to do a one-time donation or automatic monthly donations.

For Canada: 

Click the button below to make a secure online donation via Paypal (all major credit cards accepted). Minimum donation $5.00 CDN. A $1.50 online processing fee will be applied for donations under $50. A $2.00 service fee will be applied to donations of $50 and up. Tax receipts are issued annually for donations of $20 CDN or more.



Mail a Cheque

For USA and other Countries, mail a check or money order payable to:

Mary Mother of the Poor 
377 1/2 Valley Road Suite 123
Clifton, New Jersey
07013 USA

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For Canada, mail a cheque or money order payable to:

Mary Mother of the Poor (Canada)
56 Dersingham Cres.
Thornhill, Ontario L3T 4E8

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Wire Transfer (USA Only)

Send to: Bank of America, Mary Mother of the Poor 
(Account # 2910 1333 2956, Routing # 026009593)

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Thank you

Thank you for your support for Mary Mother of the Poor Foundation (MMP). Because of your financial donation and generosity, you have planted the seeds that will enable MMP to grow and help different communities by providing much needed help to our less fortunate brothers and sisters. Thank you for answering the call to contribute to God's work and hand in hand, we can make this world a better place.


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