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2nd-Annual Homeless Connect Day a Huge Success!

Yesterday St. Francis Center hosted its 2nd-Annual Homeless Connect Day on Hope Street in partnership with Mayor Eric Garcetti’s Office of Public Engagement and the SPA 6 Coalition.

Check out our Homeless Connect Day video here and more pictures from the event on our Facebook page here.
  • 243 guests received a free brunch on site including coffee, pancakes, eggs, and bacon
  • Over 20 Los Angeles agencies provided homeless individuals with access to resources including housing, shelter, medical, nursing and dental care, Hepatitis A and flu vaccinations, case management, haircuts, showers and much more!
  • 25 volunteers were #ServingHope and personally assisting guests in finding the proper resources for their needs
  • 18 guests received dental services
  • 54 Hepatitis A shots and 61 flu shots were administered
  • 14 guests received housing case management
  • 37 guests received haircuts
  • 19 guests received California DMV ID cards at no cost
  • 25+ guests received showers, clean underwear and socks
St. Francis Center’s 2nd-Annual Homeless Connect Day provided a one-stop shop for homeless guests to access a variety of community resources all in one spot. Helping the homeless find the right resources is an important part of ending the cycle of poverty for those in need.

A great big thank you to our partner agencies, staff and everyone involved for making this event a success! 
Help us continue our mission to feed, serve and walk with the poor as a community of hope, by making a donation now!