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Long-shuttered St. Francis Center to reopen with new look in the fall
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Forty years ago, Paul Mousel founded St. Francis Center Long Beach. Paul led a simple life of service: feeding the hungry, housing the homeless and clothing the tattered. After his death, the St. Francis Center building fell into disrepair. And so, the poor could no longer knock on those doors to satisfy their hunger and need for help.[…]
"For I was hungry and you gave me food, I was thirsty and you gave me drink, a stranger and you welcomed me, naked and you clothed me" - Matthew 25
St. Francis Center Long Beach serves in the spirit of St. Francis of Assisi, treating all with compassion, dignity and respect. Its goal is to be a beacon of hope to families and those on the margins of society by providing food, clothing and emergency assistance in a nurturing atmosphere.
Staffed by Volunteers
100% of all donations directly benefit the poor of Long Beach!
St. Francis Center Long Beach started in 1970 by a group of Secular Franciscans.