On behalf of St. Francis Center and those we serve, we want to thank you for making our programs a success once again this last year!
Because of your support...
- 23 percent more homeless guests (87,752 guests) ate hot breakfasts & nutritious lunches.
- 114 more guests saw a doctor or nurse at SFC.
- 22 percent more guests had a safe place to take a shower.
- 48,131 children and adults received fresh, nutritious groceries.
- 227 youth (the most ever!) experienced the joys of summer camp.
Your support makes a big difference in the lives of our homeless guests and families living in poverty. Donate today to support St. Francis Center's programs for those in need.
- July 28, 2011 - KTLA.com - 1pm "The Navy Arrives " <watch video>
- July 28, 2011 - KTLA.com - 9am "Navy Volunteers Coming " <watch video>
- July 28, 2011 - KTLA.com - 8am "Menlo Park Presbyterian Church Volunteers" <watch video>
- July 28, 2011 - KTLA.com - 7am "St. Francis Center - Navy Week" <watch video>
- May 11, 2010 - The Biggest Loser - Pound for Pound Challenge Walgreens <watch video>
In the News
- December 2, 2011 - The Tidings - "To live is too expensive today" <read article>
- March 8, 2011 - OnCentral.org - "Report: Nearly one in five Californians cannot afford to buy food" <read article>
- February 24, 2011 - OnCentral.org - "$250-million apartment and retail complex moves forward" <read article>
- February 11, 2011 - La Opinion - "Vecinos reclaman la victoria en un conflicto residencial" <read article>
- February 10, 2011 - Press Release: South Los Angeles Community Leaders Sign Groundbreaking Community
Benefits Agreement for Geoff Palmer’s ‘Lorenzo Project’ <read press release>
- February 9, 2011 - The South Los Angeles Report - "St. Francis Center welcomes new director" <read article>
- September 6, 2010 - The Los Angeles Times - "Food Pantries are Feeling the Pinch" <read article>
- November 20, 2009 - The Tidings - "St. Francis Center Struggles to Serve both Homeless and Families" <read article>
- May 12, 2008 - The Institute for Photographic Empowerment: "Rebecca Shapiro: Photo Project on St. Francis Center" <read article>
- May 2008 - Franciscans in Action : "The Spirit of St. Francis Welcomes one and all
at the St. Francis Center in Los Angeles" <read article>
- November 23, 2007 - Tidings Online: "Hope---and good food, and more --- on HopeStreet." <read article>
- January 14, 2005 - Tidings Online: "St. Francis Center distributes toys." <read article>
- November 26, 2002 - Businesss Wire: "The Downtown Center Business Improvement District Begins the Holiday Season Hosting a Free ``Family Fun Day.''" <read article>
- Los Angeles Trade Tech College: "LATTC and Santa Deliver Toys and Food to St. Francis Center" <read article>