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Lyft serves those most in need

LyftUp offers free essential transportation rides during the pandemic. Through Lyft’s newest program, LyftUp, free rides are provided to those most in need. Lyft is partnering with hundreds of nonprofits to make sure vulnerable communities have the access they need to essential services. They are also offering free rides to

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Remembering Michael Jacobsen

Last week, we lost a proud volunteer and member of our St. Francis Center family. Michael Jacobsen passed away Sunday evening at the age of 52. From the start, Mike was an enthusiastic volunteer. He started to volunteer with us on Fridays for the breakfast and senior pantry programs. Near

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Knights of Columbus Donate $25,000 to St. Francis Center

Last week, the Knights of Columbus visited us to donate and volunteer. In partnership with the Archdiocese of Los Angeles Hearts to Serve program, the Knights of Columbus are making a $100,000 gift to six local LA food banks. We would like to thank the Knights of Columbus for the generous grant

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National Volunteer Week

Let’s Celebrate Our Volunteers! It’s National Volunteer Week and we would like to take this opportunity to give a huge round of applause to our volunteers. We would not be able to do the work we do year-round without our amazing volunteers. To put it in perspective, in 2019 we

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Feed the Need – Belly Full of Hope Kitchen Campaign

On Wednesday, we officially broke ground on our kitchen renovation at St. Francis Center. The completed kitchen will not only help us prepare more of the food we rescue from our surrounding community more efficiently, but will improve the overall functionality of the space for our regular volunteers and staff

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FEED THE NEED – Help Support SFC’s COVID-19 Response

You can help support those most in need. Here at SFC, we are proactively getting ready to ramp up operations, while maintaining the health and safety of all. We have modified our programs in order to continue to make St. Francis Center a safe environment for our staff, the few volunteers

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Detailed information on Program Modifications

As of March 11, 2020, we will continue to provide services to our Los Angeles community in a modified manner.  Please help support St. Francis Center and our immediate needs services that are critical to maintaining the health and hygiene of our most vulnerable guests by making a donation today

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MEET SFC’S NEWEST INTERN ~ Cesar!

Meet Cesar! Cesar graduated from California State University of Dominguez Hills with a degree in sociology. We are excited to have him as our resources intern Monday – Thursday where he assists Aimee, our resource coordinator, with providing basic resources to our guests. Some of the things Cesar assists with

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SFC’s Volunteer Spotlight ~ Tanya!

Meet Tanya! Please meet one of our wonderful volunteers, Tanya! Tanya started volunteering at SFC in February 2019, and has now become part of our dedicated Wednesday breakfast crew! Please read on for our interview with Tanya! How long have you volunteered at SFC? One year (!!!) How did you

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