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ST. FRANCIS CENTER LOS ANGELES NEWS

Wrapping Up the Holiday Season at SFC!

And that’s a wrap for our holiday gift wrapping and toy distribution events!  A big thank you to the following organizations for making our Adopt-A-Family program possible, where families get Christmas wish lists generously fulfilled by these donors: STAPLES Center employees Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels EPIC Punk

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SFC Guest housed just in time for Christmas!!

MEET KENNETH!  Kenneth Presley, a senior citizen, has been coming to our breakfast for homeless guests for several years. He also utilized our shower program and mail program. Our Resource Specialist, Thalia, began working with Kenneth in case management in early 2017 and connected him with our partner organization, People Assisting

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Happy Holidays from SFC!

On behalf of St. Francis Center’s board of directors, staff and guests, we would like to wish you and your family Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!   2017 is almost over, but it’s still not too late to make your end-of-year contribution!   Your support makes a big difference

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Tis the Season at SFC!

Yesterday we kicked off the first of our holiday gift wrapping and toy distribution events!   27 volunteers from SoCal Gas spread holiday cheer to 66 of our pantry service families, which included over 200 children. A great big thank you to SoCal Gas for making this special holiday event possible! St.

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Remembering Helen Payne

In Memory of Helen Mary Payne (January 27, 1920 – November 17, 2017) Today we honor Helen Payne, 97, one of St. Francis Center’s founders who passed away on Friday, November 17, 2017. Helen’s passion in life was helping the less fortunate. She met Fr. Hugh Noonan, another founder of

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Support SFC on #GivingTuesday

Today’s the day – #GivingTuesday!    Double your donation!! Any donation you make to SFC through our Facebook campaign at https://www.facebook.com/sfcla/ will be matched by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and Facebook is waiving donation fees!! Please consider donating to St. Francis Center to help us serve hope to our homeless and extremely

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Happy Thanksgiving from St. Francis Center!

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 help us Serve Hope to our homeless

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Join the Homeless for the Holidays 5K!

Sign up today for the 2nd-Annual Homeless for the Holidays 5K Run/Walk! The proceeds will benefit LA homeless agencies, including St. Francis Center! Sign up at: www.homelessfortheholidays.org!   St. Francis Center’s 7th-Annual Fundraiser is here! Order your delicious tamales now! Choose from: Chicken | Cheese | Pork | Sweet $15 per

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Top Tamale Season Is Here!

St. Francis Center’s 7th-Annual Fundraiser is here! Seven 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. We held a tamale cook-off and

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A Spooky Halloweekend at SFC!

Happy Halloween from SFC!   Over the weekend, 36 families utilizing our pantry services enjoyed our Fall Festival, where there was candy, scary stories, face painting, arts and crafts, and costumes for our youth. Our Fall Festival helped provide a safe space for 65 youth to enjoy Halloween.   Thank

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