Adopt a Family for Christmas 2021

We still have many families waiting to be adopted this year. Thank you for joining to help make this a happier Christmas season! Whether newly arrived in the country or living here for several years, life in the U.S. for our immigrant neighbors can be full of challenges as...

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Keeping Immigrant Tenants Housed

As a result of the pandemic, tenants and landlords alike are struggling to pay their rent, leading to evictions that create long-term barriers to safe housing. St. Francis’ Immigrant Housing Justice Project works to resolve landlord-tenant issues, locates financial resources to assist families with rent and utility assistance, and...

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SF60: St. Francis Running Our Assisis Off

Six amazing St. Francis Community Services staff members who work across several sites and programs came together to form the St. Francis Running Our Assisis Off team to train to run the GO! St. Louis’s KT82 relay race…which was tragically canceled (thanks for nothing, COVID!). But we’re not letting...

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Creating A Path Toward Racial Equity

As our country continues to be enveloped in the strongest calls for racial justice we have seen in years, the path forward is clear: in order to fully live out the mission of St. Francis Community Services, we must commit to creating an agency that promotes racial equity in...

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Pro Bono Assistance in Eviction Cases

As of August 1, rent and mortgage payments will be due, just as unemployment benefits and remaining federal and local eviction protections expire. Jobs remain scarce and financial assistance dwindles, and families, who were able to make ends meet pre-COVID, are now unable to pay rent and put food...

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Youth Summer Camp: A Virtual Success

Every year, our Youth Program and all of our staff look forward to Summer Camp! Our typical Summer Camp creates an enriching, entertaining experience that helps children of immigrants experience St. Louis landmarks (City Museum, anyone?). Yet with the school year interrupted by the pandemic, staff knew kids needed...

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