Our Programs

Easing the hardships of those in need in East Pierce County

*PLEASE BE AWARE! Because of the unusually high volume of items being donated, the hours below may be shortened. We may be forced to close when we reach capacity. Thank you for your understanding

OUR HOURS AND OUR POLICIES AND PROCEDURES HAVE BEEN REVISED — PLEASE READ CAREFULLY!

Donation Hours

Monday, Wednesday, Friday: 10 am — 5 pm
Tuesday and Thursday: Shopping ONLY / Closed to Donations
Saturday: 10 am — 3 pm
Sunday: Closed

Hours may vary when capacity is reached.

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 Hours:
Monday, Wednesday, Friday –  10am-5pm
Tuesday and Thursday – CLOSED  to donations, Client Shopping ONLY
Saturday – 10am-2:45pm
Sunday – CLOSED

Due to our limited space and safety concerns for our staff, clients and volunteers, please follow the policies below. We appreciate and thank you for your understanding.

  • Please Follow Donation Traffic Flow
  • Please Stay in Your Car
  • Please bring Your Items in Non-Returnable Bags/Boxes
  • Masks are REQUIRED
  • Please Maintain 6 feet of Separation
  • Items MUST be boxed or bagged

WE GRATEFULLY ACCEPT THE FOLLOWING

  • Clean, Gently Used Clothing
  • Small FUNCTIONAL Household items
  • Clean, Gently Used Bed Linens
  • Clean, Gently Used Bathroom Linens
  • Clean, Gently Used Kitchen Linens
  • Home Décor

We CANNOT ACCEPT

  • Items Not in Bags/Boxes
  • Items on Hangers
  • Toys
  • Items with Garage Sale Stickers
  • Furniture or Appliances
  • Expired Baby/Child Items

CLIENT SHOPPING DAYS ARE TUESDAY AND THURSDAY

  • One Client per Card Allowed to Shop.
  • All Others Must Stay in Car.
  • No Children.
  • Shopping By Appointment Only.
  • Arrive No Earlier Than 10 Minutes Before Scheduled Appointment.
  • Maximum of 10 Clients in Clothing Bank at a Time.
  • Masks REQUIRED.
  • Maintain 6 Feet of Separation.
  • Hand Washing.
  • Avoid Touching Face.
  • If Sick, Stay Home.

THE NOOK
Hours
Thursday-Saturday 11am-5pm

  • Masks Required.
  • Maintain Social Distancing.
  • 3 Shoppers Allowed in the Store at a Time.
  • If You are Sick, Stay Home

If you have any questions please don’t hesitate to reach out.

Federal Poverty Guidelines

During our intake interview, clients must show that they meet the federal poverty guidelines to receive services. Below are the guidelines for services. Click to download.

Federal Poverty Guidelines 48 Contiguous States and D.C.

Persons in
Household

48 Contiguous States and D.C. Poverty Guidelines (Annual)

100%

133%

138%

150%

200%

250%

300%

400%

1

$12,760

$16,971

$17,609

$19,140

$25,520

$31,900

$38,280

$51,040

2

$17,240

$22,929

$23,791

$25,860

$34,480

$43,100

$51,720

$68,960

3

$21,720

$28,888

$29,974

$32,580

$43,440

$54,300

$65,160

$86,880

4

$26,200

$34,846

$36,156

$39,300

$52,400

$65,500

$78,600

$104,800

5

$30,680

$40,804

$42,338

$46,020

$61,360

$76,700

$92,040

$122,720

6

$35,160

$46,763

$48,521

$52,740

$70,320

$87,900

$105,480

$140,640

7

$39,640

$52,721

$54,703

$59,460

$79,280

$99,100

$118,920

$158,560

8

$44,120

$58,680

$60,886

$66,180

$88,240

$110,300

$132,360

$176,480

Add $4,480 for each person over 8

Service Area Zip Codes
98022, 98321,98328, 98330, 98338,98344, 98354, 98360, 98371, 98372, 98373, 98374, 98375, 98385, 98387, 98390, 98391, 98424, 98580, 98327, 98404, 98433, 98439, 98443, 98444, 98445, 98446, 98498, 98499

Serving the Needs of the Community Since 1974

St. Francis House has been serving the needs of our community, all free of charge!

We exist to improve the lives of those in need. We do this by offering the following services and programs:

 

Last year we had over 750 individuals and families register and shop at the Clothing Bank for the first time.

In 2019, St. Francis House served 1,116 low-income students with a backpack full of grade-appropriate school supplies and clothing for school.

Meals served to our guests last year.

Stories of Hope

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...

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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...

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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...

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