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Holiday Pop-up Pantry at Los Angeles Harbor College!

Spreading Holiday Cheer at Los Angeles Harbor College!  Yesterday, St. Francis Center joined Athens Services and LA Sanitation to provide a special Holiday Pop-up Pantry at Los Angeles Harbor College for students experiencing food insecurity. We distributed 15,000 pounds of fresh produce and nonperishable pantry goods to almost 200 students

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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 and walk

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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 help us Serve

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Meet SFC’s Newest Staff Member ~ Abril!

Meet Abril! Please help us welcome our new Top Tamale Program Assistant, Abril! Abril volunteered with St. Francis Center for 5 years, helping out with our pantry and senior pantry programs! Now she will be helping to run our 9th-Annual Top Tamale Fundraiser, and will be bringing your delicious tamales to you

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Top Tamale Season Is Here!

St. Francis Center’s 9th-AnnualFundraiser is HERE! ONine 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 the winning

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Meet SFC’s Newest Intern ~ Hunter!

Meet Hunter! Please help us welcome our newest fall programs intern, Hunter! He is currently a 4th-year undergraduate at UCLA, majoring in Global Studies and minoring in Entrepreneurship. When he was in high school, Hunter volunteered at SFC and is glad to be back. Hunter will be interning with us

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10th-Annual Friends of SFC Event ~ A Success!

Thank you to everyone who attended our 10th-Annual Friends of St. Francis Center event! Our event was a success with over 330 guests in attendance and we raised more (50 percent more than last year!) than we ever have to help provide hunger relief and comprehensive services for our homeless

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SFC Just Got A Lot Cooler!

Check out our new fridge! This year, we received our largest grant to date through the CalRecycle Food Waste Prevention and Rescue Grant Program to help us increase our capacity to rescue more food and distribute it to our community in need. Last year was a record-breaking year for SFC

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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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