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Free Food Pantry Saturday, September 9, 2023 9am-12noon St. Matthew Church 672 Temple Avenue & 7th Street Long Beach, CA 90814
Greetings from St. Francis Center Long Beach! It’s that time of year again! Save the Date!
Free Food Pantry Saturday, July 8, 2023 9am-12noon St. Matthew Church 672 Temple Avenue & 7th Street Long Beach, CA 90814 Despensa de Alimentos Gratis Sabado, 8 de Julio 9:00am-12-noon Inglesia de San Mateo 672 Temple Avenue y Calle 7 Long Beach, CA 90814
St. Francis Center Health Fair Saturday, June 10, 2023 9:00am – 2:00pm We are so excited to report that our recent Health Fair was a huge success. Together with our partners at Lestonnac Free Clinic we were able to provide more than 24 medical consults, 41 vision screenings, provided 35 pairs of prescription glasses, and 53 dental[…]
Saturday, April 15th 9:00 am to 12:00 noon St. Mathew Church 672 Temple Avenue Long Beach, CA
St. Francis held a hard hat tour on Friday, September 16. Many foundational supporters were present and the center was blessed by Bishop Marc Trudeau.
On Saturday, July 9, 2022 the St. Francis Center Long Beach held their first annual Health Fair. About 150 people in need came to the fair and were provided medical, dental and vision services at no cost. There were about 60 people served with a new pair of glasses and close to 20 served with[…]
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.
St Francis Center Long Beach started in 1970 by a group of Secular Franciscans.