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Cesar Chavez’s Legacy Lives On

A Reflection by St. Francis Center Executive Director, Jasmine Bravo Cesar Chavez is a Mexican American labor and civil rights leader who dedicated his life’s work to fighting for “La Causa”! This translates to “the struggle.” His overall objective was to improve farmworkers’ labor contracts and negotiations by establishing the

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Support SFC and Send Your Valentine a Sweet Note!

💖 Share the love this Valentine’s Day! 💖 We’re sharing the love this season – make a donation to SFC and we will send your loved one a Valentine’s Day Gram with notification of the donation in their honor! Make a donation to St. Francis Center to support our hunger-relief

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A Year of Success

It was an exciting year of growth for St. Francis Center. We started the year unsure of what 2021 would bring, but this year has turned out to be one of the most challenging and rewarding years yet. Thank you all for your support – whether you donated, volunteered, sent

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Support SFC This Holiday Season!

It’s that time of year! The holiday season is officially in full swing. The holiday season is one of the most difficult times of the year for our guests and the need in our community becomes even more apparent. Read on for ways you can help support our hunger-relief and

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Meet SFC’s Newest Staff Member ~ Chelsea!

We are so excited to welcome Chelsea as SFC’s new Resource Navigator!Read on to learn more about Chelsea! Tell us about yourself! I grew up in the LA area but went away to San Diego for school. I attended San Diego State University where I got my bachelor’s degree in

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Thanksgiving Support for SFC

A Letter from Executive Director, Jasmine Bravo: Support our Thanksgiving holiday hunger-relief programs! Thanksgiving Food Drive Gather your people and help support SFC this Thanksgiving! 🍁💕🍂 We are in need of holiday food donations including turkeys and all the (shelf-stable) fixins! 🍗🥔🥧 These holiday goodies will be used during our

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New CalRecycle Truck!

On Monday, we received our new 16-foot refrigerated truck! Last year, we rescued 1.9 million pounds of food from our food recovery partners. With this new truck, we will be able to rescue even more food to feed our community in need. Our new vehicle was funded by a Grant

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Blessing of the Animals Event

Help celebrate the Feast of St. Francis of Assisi and bring your pets to be blessed by Br. Victor! You are invited to bring your pets to be blessed by our on-site chaplain, Brother Victor. Blessed pets and their pet parents will receive a certificate commemorating the blessing as well

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Summer Camp Season Is Over!

Our happy campers are now on their way back to school! Thank you our generous donors and supporters for helping us send our pantry program youth off to summer camp again this year! Our campers had an amazing time at virtual art and nutritious cooking camps, and at the California

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