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ST. FRANCIS CENTER LOS ANGELES NEWS

New CalRecycle Truck!

Thank You to     We just received our new 18-foot hybrid diesel-electric refrigerated truck! Last year, we rescued 1.5 million pounds of food from our corporate donors and food partners. Now, with our new vehicle, we’ll be able to rescue even more food from our community and feed our

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Support SFC on #GivingTuesday!

  On this year’s Giving Tuesday, please consider donating to St. Francis Center to help us serve hope to our homeless and extremely low-income individuals and families in downtown Los Angeles. Learn More About Giving Tuesday   There are many ways to support SFC and our mission to feed, serve

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Happy Thanksgiving from St. Francis Center!

Happy Thanksgiving from SFC!   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

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Meet SFC’s Newest Staff Member ~ Edwin!

MEET EDWIN! Please help us welcome our new Top Tamale Program Assistant, Edwin! He will be helping run our 8th-Annual Top Tamale Fundraiser, and will be bringing your delicious tamales to you when you pick them up at the center! Edwin is a native Angeleno, coming from a family of five.

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Top Tamale Season Is Here!

St. Francis Center’s 8th-Annual Fundraiser is HERE!   Order your tamales NOW!   Eight 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.

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Happy Halloween from SFC!

Happy Halloween from SFC!   Over the weekend, more than 50 families utilizing our pantry services enjoyed our Fall Festival, where there was candy, a haunted house, face painting, arts and crafts, games, and costumes for our youth. Our Fall Festival helped provide a safe space for our families to

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Top Tamale Season Is Approaching!

St. Francis Center’s 8th-Annual Fundraiser is approaching!   First Day to Order is November 2! Eight 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

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SFC’s Annual Fall Festival!

SFC’s Fall Festival is Approaching!   On Saturday, October 27, we will be hosting a Fall Festival for the families utilizing our pantry program! There will be scary stories, face painting, and arts and crafts, and we will be distributing candy and Halloween costumes.   Donate your new and gently used children’s and

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9th-Annual Friends of SFC Event ~ A Success!

Thank you to everyone who attended our 9th-Annual Friends of St. Francis Center event!   Our 9th-Annual Friends of St. Francis Center event was a huge success! We had over 250 guests in attendance, more than double last year’s attendance, and we raised more (60% more than last year!) than

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Happy Feast of St. Francis of Assisi!

Today, October 4, we celebrate the Feast of St. Francis of Assisi. Fr. Hugh Noonan, OFM, founded St. Francis Center over 45 years ago when as a resident of St. Joseph Church, he saw the growing number of poor families and homeless individuals who knocked on the doors for food

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