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ST. FRANCIS CENTER LOS ANGELES NEWS

SFC Back-to-School Carnival on Hope Street!

Serving Hope at SFC’s Annual Back-to-School Event! This past Saturday, we hosted our annual back-to-school event, where we held a carnival, right here on Hope Street! We had carnival games, such as a dunk booth, basketball hoop, and ring toss, and food, including tacos, snow cones, and cotton candy. We also

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Come and Volunteer at SFC!

It’s not too late to volunteer before the summer is over!   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! 3) Starbucks

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SFC Summer Campers Go to Bob Waldorf!

Camp season is coming close to an end at St. Francis Center! This Wednesday, we will be sending a group of campers to our last session of week-long, overnight camp to Bob Waldorf in Glendale. Our youth will be horseback riding, doing high rope courses, playing sports, making arts and

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SFC Guest Spotlight ~ Cathy!

MEET CATHY!   Cathy had been homeless for three years, and started coming to SFC in March of 2017. Working with our case management program, Cathy was first connected with Kedren Community Health Center to receive mental health services. Thalia, our resource specialist, then started to work with her, and connected

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Meet SFC’s Newest Staff Member-Danielle Rayner!

MEET DANIELLE!   Please welcome our new Volunteer Coordinator, Danielle Rayner! Danielle comes from a small town in the Central Valley, and moved to Los Angeles when she started college. She has a Bachelor’s degree in Classical Civilizations from UCLA, and studied Anthropology as well. After graduating, she first worked

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SFC Summer Camp Update!

Camp season is fully underway at St. Francis Center! We had our first session of over-night camp at Camp Whittle in Big Bear last week, and our youth had a great time horseback riding, doing low and high rope courses, making arts and crafts – there was even a petting

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Save The Date – Friends of St. Francis Center Event!

SAVE THE DATE: Friends of St. Francis Center Event   Don’t miss our 9th-Annual FRIENDS OF ST. FRANCIS CENTER event, celebrating the feast of St. Francis! There will be dinner, a silent auction, and a live band! For more event information, please visit www.sfcla.org! Saturday, October 6: 5:30pm-8:30pm Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels

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SFC Partner Spotlight ~ Vox Network Solutions!

Last week, we had a new volunteer group from Vox Network Solutions help out in our pantry program! Their group of 7 helped distribute fresh, nutritious groceries to 54 of our extremely low-income families, and also generously donated used clothing and shoes. “The experience couldn’t have been more eye opening

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SFC Summer Camp Begins!

It is officially the start of summer camp at St. Francis Center! We kicked off last week with our nutritious cooking camp, provided by Leah’s Pantry, where our youth learned about healthy eating, and made tasty dishes, such as yogurt parfaits, and corn and bean salads. This week is Art

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SFC Partner Spotlight ~ Starbucks!

  Last week, we began our new partnership with Starbucks, which has been donating food to the center seven days a week. We started off receiving food from 10 local Starbucks locations, but we are now receiving from 20 to 30! Donations provide our homeless guests and low-income families with

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