Recent News & Stories of Hope

Donations Hours and Updates

Due to our limited space, donations are limited to 6 bags or boxes per day. We are also asking that for the safety of our staff and volunteers, these bags and boxes weigh NO MORE than 25lbs. We appreciate your generosity and understanding. DONATION...

President’s Day Donation Hours Update

Due to uncertain road conditions, donation hours will be 12pm to 4pm on Monday February 15, 2021.

Snow Update

Due to inclement weather we will be CLOSED Saturday February 13, 2021

February 12-14 Shopping and Donation Updates

TODAY, FRIDAY FEBRUARY 12, 2021 8:00 PM Shopping is CANCELLED 6:00 PM and 6:30 PM Shopping will be OPEN as usual SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 13, 2021 Donations Hours and/or Closure will be decided by 8:00 AM

Donation Hours Update December 28 thru January 6

We have a confirmed case of COVID-19. Following Heath Department guidelines, the donation center will be closed from December 28th, 2020, reopening January 6th, 2021.  Please do not leave donations outside, we will not be able to process them. Thank you for your...

Saving the Holiday for Troy & Jennifer

A young couple with their 2 small children knocked timidly on the door of Riebli House. "We were told we could get help here." Then began the all too familiar tale of lost jobs that led to intermittent part time work, late rent and utility payments, delinquent medical...

Adopting a Family – Sharing What They Can

It all began a year ago on Thanksgiving Day.  The fragrance of turkey lingered as the Sherman family polished off the last of the pumpkin and apple pies; it was time to begin their long tradition of drawing one another’s names for Christmas giving.  Ann brought out...

Choosing David

I can’t thank the beautiful souls at SFH enough for blessing our 6 babies with an amazing Christmas. I am so excited to see their faces light up on Christmas morning. This year is especially important. This year, we have the opportunity to legally adopt our son. As a...

Tyler and Sam

Tyler and Sam, four and 2 years old respectively, were very busy while their parents talked with a St. House volunteer. The two small boys sat in the middle of the toy corner with a loaf of bread between them. Not a word was spoken between them as they set about the...

It makes me feel respected

Terri is a single mom who escaped an abusive marriage and moved to Washington and started the long road of getting back on solid ground. A friend where Terri worked told her about St. Francis House. She was able to find work clothes, clothing for the kids along with...

Cheri’s Tear

Cheri's tear-filled eyes and clipped speech betrayed her tension as she approached the volunteer at the check-in desk in the clothing bank. "I just couldn't get here on my shopping day. I didn't have anyone to watch my kids and we need shoes for the cold weather. The...

Right When We Need It

Standing protectively at their parent's sides, the three boys waited as the intake interview for the clothing bank began. Their dad explained that he had been out of work and had only been able to find part-time work. "Our boys have been wonderful through all of...

Amy’s Dinner

Each weekday evening, a mom and her seven-year-old daughter emerge from the darkness to accept whatever dinner might be offered in our meal program’s grab-and-go bag. Amy is always eager to see “what’s for dinner tonight”! She also checks to see if Hanneh, our meal...

Important Update!! 11/30/20

We are sorry to announce that because of potential staff exposure to COVID-19 we are suspending our regular donation drop-offs please see the schedule below. November 30th through December 6th St. Francis House will be CLOSED to both shopping and donation drop off....

Susan’s Story

Susan was overwhelmed and exhausted. She had come to the clothing bank in search of clothing that would fit her three grandchildren who had been brought to her door unexpectedly the week before. She had been scrambling to adjust her life and her finances to...

Donations Hours and Updates

Due to our limited space, donations are limited to 6 bags or boxes per day. We are also asking that for the safety of our staff and volunteers, these bags and boxes weigh NO MORE than 25lbs. We appreciate your generosity and understanding. DONATION...

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Snow Update

Due to inclement weather we will be CLOSED Saturday February 13, 2021

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February 12-14 Shopping and Donation Updates

TODAY, FRIDAY FEBRUARY 12, 2021 8:00 PM Shopping is CANCELLED 6:00 PM and 6:30 PM Shopping will be OPEN as usual SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 13, 2021 Donations Hours and/or Closure will be decided by 8:00 AM

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Donation Hours Update December 28 thru January 6

We have a confirmed case of COVID-19. Following Heath Department guidelines, the donation center will be closed from December 28th, 2020, reopening January 6th, 2021.  Please do not leave donations outside, we will not be able to process them. Thank you for your...

read more

Saving the Holiday for Troy & Jennifer

A young couple with their 2 small children knocked timidly on the door of Riebli House. "We were told we could get help here." Then began the all too familiar tale of lost jobs that led to intermittent part time work, late rent and utility payments, delinquent medical...

read more

Adopting a Family – Sharing What They Can

It all began a year ago on Thanksgiving Day.  The fragrance of turkey lingered as the Sherman family polished off the last of the pumpkin and apple pies; it was time to begin their long tradition of drawing one another’s names for Christmas giving.  Ann brought out...

read more

Choosing David

I can’t thank the beautiful souls at SFH enough for blessing our 6 babies with an amazing Christmas. I am so excited to see their faces light up on Christmas morning. This year is especially important. This year, we have the opportunity to legally adopt our son. As a...

read more

Tyler and Sam

Tyler and Sam, four and 2 years old respectively, were very busy while their parents talked with a St. House volunteer. The two small boys sat in the middle of the toy corner with a loaf of bread between them. Not a word was spoken between them as they set about the...

read more

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