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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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Meet SFC’s Newest Staff Member ~ Aimee!

MEET AIMEE! Please help us welcome our new Outreach Program Assistant, Aimee! She will be working with our Resource Specialist, Thalia, at the Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels. Aimee was born in Los Angeles but raised in Mexico City. She graduated with honors from Cal State Dominguez Hills

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New CalRecycle Truck!

Thank You to     We just received our new 18-foot hybrid diesel-electric refrigerated truck! Last year, we rescued 1.5 million pounds of food from our corporate donors and food partners. Now, with our new vehicle, we’ll be able to rescue even more food from our community and feed our

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Support SFC on #GivingTuesday!

  On this year’s Giving Tuesday, please consider donating to St. Francis Center to help us serve hope to our homeless and extremely low-income individuals and families in downtown Los Angeles. Learn More About Giving Tuesday   There are many ways to support SFC and our mission to feed, serve

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Happy Thanksgiving from St. Francis Center!

Happy Thanksgiving from SFC!   On behalf of St. Francis Center’s board of directors, staff and guests, we would like to wish you and your family a very Happy Thanksgiving!   This holiday, there are many reasons to be thankful. We are very thankful to our volunteers and donors who

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Meet SFC’s Newest Staff Member ~ Edwin!

MEET EDWIN! Please help us welcome our new Top Tamale Program Assistant, Edwin! He will be helping run our 8th-Annual Top Tamale Fundraiser, and will be bringing your delicious tamales to you when you pick them up at the center! Edwin is a native Angeleno, coming from a family of five.

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Top Tamale Season Is Here!

St. Francis Center’s 8th-Annual Fundraiser is HERE!   Order your tamales NOW!   Eight years ago, guests utilizing our Pantry Services captured the true spirit of the holidays and reached out to staff to express their desire to help raise funds for the programs on which they so deeply rely.

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Happy Halloween from SFC!

Happy Halloween from SFC!   Over the weekend, more than 50 families utilizing our pantry services enjoyed our Fall Festival, where there was candy, a haunted house, face painting, arts and crafts, games, and costumes for our youth. Our Fall Festival helped provide a safe space for our families to

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