Posts Tagged ‘fundraiser’

SFCLA Back-To-School Drive was a huge success!

August 13th, 2015 by Marianne Reifer

Last Saturday St. Francis Center held its annual Back-To-School distribution, providing 237 underprivileged children with the necessary tools to be prepared for a successful school year. Thanks to generous donations of backpacks and variety of school supplies from MUFG Union Bank, Southern California Gas Pipeline Integrity Team, Saint Rita Catholic Church, and Alston & Bird […]

Help Support SFC Back-To-School Drive!

July 29th, 2015 by Marianne Reifer

Andy, a father of three boys, has been worrying how he will be able to pay for back-to-school supplies ever since he received the list of items needed from his children’s teachers this summer. Most of the parents, like Andy, who utilize St. Francis Center’s services simply canʹt afford to buy back-to-school items for their children. SFC […]

Explore SFCLA Summer 2015 New Camp Offerings!

July 1st, 2015 by Marianne Reifer

The SFCLA #CampOrBust Campaign is in full swing! We are currently 50% to our goal of sending 300 underprivileged youth to overnight and day summer camps in Southern California as part of the Youth Summer Camp program. This is an incredible opportunity for these children to experience more in life than what they encounter on […]

#CampOrBust Update ~ Meet Kamila

June 23rd, 2015 by Marianne Reifer

We are pleased to announce we have reached one third of our Summer #CampOrBust campaign goal!  Because of the generosity of dedicated donors we are closer to extending an unforgettable experience to more disadvantaged youth than ever before. We would like to introduce you to a family who has been directly affected by these efforts […]

Camp or Bust!

May 27th, 2015 by Marianne Reifer

Every summer, St. Francis Center sends children of the extremely low-income families we serve through our Pantry Service, who live in underserved neighborhoods near downtown Los Angeles, to a variety of summer activities including two weeklong, overnight camps, art classes, nutritious cooking, and sports. Last year, the Center increased its service area to 10 square […]

Van-A-Thon Goal Surpassed!

April 29th, 2015 by Marianne Reifer

Thanks to the amazing support of new and ongoing donors, we exceeded our Van-A-Thon fundraising goal in just 4 days! Because of you we are back on the road to Serving Hope! It has definitely been an eventful week: On Friday, Channel 7 news reporter Leo Stallworth came to SFC to interview staff, volunteers and […]

Several weeks ago, one of our vans was hit while out on a food pick up. Unfortunately, the van couldn’t be repaired and we purchased a new vehicle, a 2015 Nissan cargo van, with the Center’s reserve funds. On Saturday, while returning from a food pick-up out in South LA in the new van, our driver was carjacked […]

TOP TAMALE is back and tastier than ever!

November 24th, 2014 by SFCLA

Support our Fourth-Annual tamale fundraiser where Pantry Service guests competed to become the    We hope to raise $20,000 in support of our fresh produce pantry services in Los Angeles. Read the letter from Jose Ramirez, our executive director about TOP TAMALE.   You can order by mail, online, or call us at (213) 747-5347. Please place your order […]

Please Join Us! Tuesday, Sept 30, 2014 is our 5th Annual “Fiesta for Friends of St. Francis Center”. Hosted by East West Bank, the event is being held from 6 pm to 9 pm at Mijares Mexican Restaurant (145 Palmetto Dr) in Pasadena. Please join us for great food and drinks, learn about the work […]

One day left for TOP TAMALE!

December 13th, 2013 by SFCLA

Support St. Francis Center’s Third-Annual tamale fundraiser where Pantry Service beneficiaries compete to become the Final days! Accepting orders through Saturday! TOP TAMALE is back and tastier than ever! SFC’s goal for its third-annual fundraiser is to make 500 dozen tamales for our supporters and in turn support our Pantry Services.  This year we are offering chicken, pork, sweet, cheese and vegetarian tamales. […]