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SFC’S Volunteer Spotlight ~ Lou!

Please meet one of our super volunteers, Lou (Ludwig)! Lou started volunteering this past September, and has been a regular volunteer during our breakfast program.  Lou decided to start volunteering at SFC because he was hoping to give back to his community with a local nonprofit, specifically an organization with

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SFC Partner Spotlight ~ Republic Services!

In 2017 the City of Los Angeles rolled out a new program aimed at reducing food waste by connecting waste haulers with nonprofits who can rescue food to feed those in need. St. Francis Center was one of the first food recovery agencies to forge partnerships with three of the city’s seven waste

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SFC Partner Spotlight ~ Benevolence Health Center!

Benevolence Health Centers’ mobile clinic has been coming every Tuesday from 9 a.m. to noon since last November. We originally connected with them through our partner Lava Mae. They have been providing general health care, shots, and TB testing for about 15 of our guests each week. They’ll also be

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Catholic Schools Week at SFC!

This week is Catholic Schools Week – a time where students enjoy different activities and events focused on the value of a Catholic education, and give back to communities in need. A huge appreciation to the following schools for helping out at the center as a part of Catholic Schools

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SFC Launches Satellite Pantry at USC!

SFC Launches Satellite Pantry at USC! As housing costs continue to increase in Los Angeles, along with the cost of education, more students are going hungry. According to a new report from the Government Accountability Office, there are potentially millions of college students at risk of being food insecure across

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SFC Welcomes Loyola H.S. Volunteers!

SFC extends an official warm welcome to three seniors from Loyola High School who will be volunteering for the month of January! Every year, Loyola H.S. seniors spend the first month of the year volunteering at nonprofits as a part of their senior service project. SFC has been a proud

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Start 2019 by Volunteering at SFC!

Start 2019 off right by volunteering at SFC! We have lots of volunteer opportunities available! 1) Breakfast Help serve breakfast to our guests in our Homeless Well-Being Program! 2) Pantry Help sort and distribute groceries to the low-income families in our Family Well-Being Program! Check out our Volunteer Needs Calendar or contact

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Happy New Year from SFC!

Happy New Year from St. Francis Center!   2018 was a very successful year for St. Francis Center! We helped more guests than ever before. Some highlights include: Provided 100,000 meals to our homeless guests, and 22,500 grocery visits to our extremely low-income families. Provided 5,200 showers to our homeless guests. Started new partnerships with organizations,

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SFC’s First Food Rescue for the Holidays ~ A Success!

Food Rescue for the Holidays ~ A Rounding Success!     This past Saturday, St. Francis Center hosted our first “Food Rescue for the Holidays” event, where our guests received free food and learned more about City’s Food Waste Recovery and Recycling programs. 405 guests were served a delicious breakfast and lunch.

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Last Week to Order Tamales!

Only 4 MORE DAYS to order tamales – Don’t miss out!   St. Francis Center’s 8th-Annual Fundraiser!     Order your delicious tamales NOW! Choose from: Chicken | Cheese | Pork $15 per 1/2 dozen | $25 per full dozen   Tamales make great gifts and are an excellent addition to any

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