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SFC Back-to-School Event – Packed with Fun!

August 15th, 2017 by Claudia Chow

SFC Youth Now Well-Prepared to Start School After Annual Back-to-School Event    This past Sunday, we hosted our annual back-to-school event at Elysian Park. Over 150 children and their families enjoyed a sunny day at the park with food, face painting, sports, and fun! Thank you to our amazing volunteers and donors at St. Rita […]

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SFC’s Guest Spotlight ~ Aubrey!

August 9th, 2017 by Claudia Chow

MEET AUBREY! Aubrey started coming to SFC this past March, hoping to receive assistance in finding housing, as he had been experiencing homelessness since 2000. Working with our resource specialists through our case management services, we connected him with the Los Angeles Homeless Services Authority. Within three months, he was housed in a new apartment. His […]

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Save The Date – Friends of SFC!

August 8th, 2017 by Claudia Chow

SAVE THE DATE: Friends of St. Francis Center   Wednesday, October 4: 5:30pm-8:30pm Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels (555 W Temple St, Los Angeles) Our 8th-Annual FRIENDS OF ST. FRANCIS CENTER event will be celebrating the feast of St. Francis. Over 150 SFC supporters from L.A. to Orange County will gather to continue in the community […]

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Help us say “Goodbye” To Kitty & Mary!

July 31st, 2017 by Claudia Chow

Today is Mary and Kitty’s last day at SFC, and we are very sad to see them go. For the past year, they have been serving as part of the Jesuit Volunteer Corps program, where they perform a year of service and live in the community in which they work.   Mary has done a […]

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New Additions to SFC Summer Camp Line Up!

July 24th, 2017 by Claudia Chow

  You may have heard that due to the recent fire in Santa Barbara, Circle V Ranch Camp will be closed for the remainder of the summer. Unfortunately we had to cancel our two overnight, weeklong sessions for Circle V for about 50 campers each. We responded quickly and planned for a couple sessions of exciting […]

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SFC’s Volunteer Spotlight ~ Khela!

July 20th, 2017 by Claudia Chow

MEET KHELA!   Khela started volunteering at SFC last week! Due to an injury, he is currently on leave from his local employer but has started volunteering at SFC through their transitional work program. Now until he has fully recovered he will be helping out regularly as part of the program! His favorite part about volunteering at […]

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SFC Call for Summer Volunteers!

July 12th, 2017 by Claudia Chow

Beat the heat, come volunteer at SFC. We have air conditioning! We have an urgent need for volunteers starting in August!   Tuesday, August 1: Sandwich Prep (12:00-2:00pm), Pantry Prep (12:00-1:30pm) Wednesday, August 2: Breakfast (7:00-9:30am) Thursday, August 3: Breakfast (7:00-9:30am), Sandwich Prep (1:00-3:00pm), Pantry Prep (1:00-2:30pm) Friday, August 4: Breakfast (7:00-9:30am), Pantry Prep (1:00-2:30pm) Monday, August 7: Breakfast (7:15-8:15am), […]

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SFC Summer Camp Update!

July 5th, 2017 by Claudia Chow

Our youth would like to give a big thanks for giving them the opportunity to go to camp!      This month, we will be kicking off overnight, week-long camps!  Camp Mariastella on July 10 Circle V Ranch Camp on July 25 Circle V Ranch Camp through Society of St. Vincent de Paul, Council Of Los Angeles, is […]

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SFC Call for Summer Volunteers!

June 26th, 2017 by Claudia Chow

From the desk of Mary Yuengert, Volunteer Coordinator: Summer is here! Why not volunteer? As summer heats up, so do our volunteer needs! What better way to spend those extra hours of sunlight than serving those in need? Whether it’s through gathering together a group of visiting family members or volunteering with your child during his […]

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SFC Officially Kicks Off Summer Camp!

June 13th, 2017 by Claudia Chow

We have officially kicked off our Youth Summer Camp Program, starting with Cooking Camp, Family Fitness, and Family Movie Night! St. Francis Center’s Campership Program is part of our year-round programs that provide health and stability for the extremely low-income families we serve through our pantry services.  We offer programs throughout summer that leave a […]

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