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ST. FRANCIS CENTER LOS ANGELES NEWS

Happy Feast of Saint Francis of Assisi!

Today, October 4, we celebrate the Feast of St. Francis of Assisi. Fr. Hugh Noonan, OFM, founded St. Francis Center almost 50 years ago when as a resident of St. Joseph Church, he saw the growing number of near homeless families and homeless individuals who knocked on the doors for

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Meet SFC’s Newest Intern ~ Michelle!

Meet Michelle! Please help us welcome our new fall programs intern, Michelle! She is currently going to school at East Los Angeles College and studying Biology. Michelle will be interning with us on Saturdays, assisting with data entry and helping us run the brunch and pantry programs! Please keep reading

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This Weekend, St. Francis Center Won Big at the LA Chargers Game!

LA Chargers 50/50 jackpot benefits our Grocery Access Program with Lyft! This Sunday, St. Francis Center was the recipient of the 50/50 jackpot by the Chargers Community Foundation! Throughout the game, fans could purchase raffle tickets for the chance split the proceeds with St. Francis Center! Fans raised $25,920 (the most this season), ensuring

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SFC’s Volunteer Spotlight ~ Connor!

Meet Connor! Please meet one of our wonderful volunteers, Connor! Connor started volunteering at SFC in at the beginning of this year, and has volunteered with us for over 170 hours! Please read on for our interview with Connor! How long have you volunteered at St. Francis Center? It’s been

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St. Francis Center is proud to partner with Lyft!

This August, St. Francis Center started a new partnership with Lyft by launching the Grocery Access Pilot Program (GAP) together!  The GAP in Los Angeles, part of Lyft City Works, is an initiative to assist Los Angeles residents living in food deserts with fresh, healthy grocery options. The program will provide local families and

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SFC is Looking for a Fall Programs Intern!

SFC is Hiring: Fall Programs Intern!  St. Francis Center is currently accepting applications for our Fall Programs Internship! Our Fall Intern will be working in both our Programs and Development Departments, assisting with daily programs, maintaining records in our donor and volunteer database, and cultivating volunteer relationships. The internship will

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SFC Summer Campers Go to Bob Waldorf!

Camp season is coming close to an end at St. Francis Center! Today, 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 crafts,

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SFC’S Volunteer Spotlight ~ Jessica!

MEET JESSICA! Please meet one of our wonderful volunteers, Jessica! Jessica started volunteering at SFC in February 2018, and now is one of our Wednesday volunteers during breakfast! Jessica is our regular coffee barista, and she enjoys getting the chance to build relationships with our guests and get a glimpse into

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SFC Partner Spotlight ~ SoCal Gas!

We would like to give a big thank you to our long time partner, SoCal Gas! They have been regularly volunteering in both our breakfast and pantry programs. For the past several years, SoCal Gas and their employees have supported our youth summer camp program and this year they raised enough

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SFC Partner Spotlight ~ Food Forward!

SFC Partner Spotlight: Food Forward! St. Francis Center is proud to partner with Food Forward to rescue even more food from our community that otherwise would be wasted to feed our homeless and near homeless guests. According to the National Resources Defense Council, up to 40% of food in the United

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