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ST. FRANCIS CENTER LOS ANGELES NEWS

St. Francis Center CLOSED 9/18 and 9/19

Today we were made aware that one of our staff members has tested positive for COVID-19. The staff member is currently asymptomatic and we are taking all necessary precautions and safety measures. We will be closed today and tomorrow for cleaning. Please continue to check our website and social media

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September is National Hunger Awareness Month.

Food Insecurity Is A Real Issue. In the United States, 1 in 9 people struggles with hunger. An estimated 2 million people in Los Angeles County live with food insecurity, which means 1 in 5 people who live here may not know where their next meal is coming from. What exactly is food

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MEET SFC’S NEWEST INTERN ~ GABI!

Meet Gabi! Gabi recently moved to Los Angeles from Phoenix, Arizona where she studied psychology and communications at Grand Canyon University. She is in her first-year of her MSW program at USC Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work, and will be interning with us for the full academic year. Gabi will

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Volunteer Spotlight ~ Fujie!

Meet Fujie! Fujie started volunteering with us about a year ago and has really helped us out during the pandemic by volunteering twice a week for our pantry program. She has become a pro at creating the boxes for our pantry program – and she always makes them look stunning!

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Back-to-School 2020

It’s Back-to-School Season! Since our youth will not be going back to physical classrooms, this year it is all the more important to support our pantry program families. Virtual learning has been difficult for our youth and the pandemic has our pantry program families stretched thin. This year, we want

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Take a virtual tour of our new kitchen!

We’re Cookin’ Up A Storm! Last Saturday marked the first brunch cooked in our newly renovated kitchen! Our renovated kitchen will allow us to prepare and serve even more food with greater efficiency to our guests! Take a virtual tour of our new kitchen from the comfort of home! Check

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This Saturday – Check Out Our New Kitchen! 🍴🍞🍳

Let’s Get Cookin’! July 18th will mark the inaugural Saturday Brunch in our new kitchen! Make sure to check in with us on our Facebook or Instagram the afternoon of Saturday, July 18th to see our new kitchen in action! Our newly remodeled kitchen will not only help us prepare

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Summer “Camp at Home” Continues!

This Week – Camp Bob Waldorf! Last Friday, campers and their families visited SFC to pick up their camp kits for the week. Camp Bob Waldorf created different camp boxes based on the age of each camper (elementary, middle, and high school). During this week, campers will virtually join camp

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Summer “Camp at Home” -Week One

Last week was ART WEEK! Last week we launched the first of our summer “Camp at Home” programs! Campers had a blast during their week of Art Camp! For the fifth year in a row, we’ve partnered with Create Now to provide the children from our pantry program families a

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Summer Camp 2020

From the Desk of Lucia Garcia, Programs Director This year, summer camp will be a little different for our campers, but it is no less important. We firmly believe in the educational and personal value of summer camps for school-aged children. Summer camp offers our pantry program families the chance to

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