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24 Days of Giving and Sharing Calendar

Welcome to our 24 Days of Giving and Sharing Holiday Calendar! Search for today’s date on the doors below, and enjoy reading about SFC! Make sure to check back tomorrow for more! Interested in sharing your story and supporting St. Francis Center? Find out how you can help here, or

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Holiday Giving and Sharing Calendar Fundraiser

New this year! Help support St. Francis Center and celebrate your favorite memory at the same time! Sponsor a day on our Holiday Giving and Sharing Calendar and share your favorite memory, story, photo, and/or why you support SFC! Unfortunately, this year Top Tamale will be placed on hold due

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Dia de los Muertos, A Boo-tiful Brunch, and Lots of Art!

SFC Celebrates Dia De Los Muertos! We were so impressed with the Dia de los Muertos altar Brother Victor put together. With the help of staff, Br. Victor created a beautiful, mobile altar for our staff, volunteers, and guests to celebrate the life of their loved ones. We were able

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11th Annual Friends of St. Francis Center – Thank you!

Thank you to all who attended our 11th Annual Friends of St. Francis Center Event this last Saturday, October 24th. We hope you enjoyed learning about the services we provide and the impact we have on our most vulnerable populations including the homeless and extremely low-income individuals and families. If

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11th Annual Friends of St. Francis Center Event

We began the year in a joyous spirit of hope and a bright future ahead for the community St. Francis Center serves. Our joy was unfortunately short-lived as we quickly had to pivot our attention to the unprecedented threat our nation was about to face. By March, the COVID-19 pandemic

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Meet SFC’s Newest Staff Member ~ Brother Victor!

Meet Brother Victor! Br. Victor is our new Chaplain and will be helping SFC with mission integration with the Franciscan Province of Santa Barbara. Br. Victor will provide guidance to our guests who need it and offer a Franciscan spirit to integrate the teachings of St. Francis of Assisi. Help

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Feast of St. Francis and Blessing of the Animals

We are so excited to announce that next Friday, October 2, we will be celebrating the Feast of St. Francis of Assisi! Our guests are invited to bring their pets for a (socially distanced) blessing of the animals by our on-site chaplain, Brother Victor. Almost 50 years ago, Fr. Hugh Noonan,

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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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