St. Francis House Unable To Feed More than 130 People
Every year the St. Francis House in Gainesville serves hundreds of meals to the homeless on Thanksgiving and Christmas.
Right now, the organization is limited to 130 meals a day under a City of Gainesville special use permit; and that limit also applies during the holiday season.
Executive Director Kent Vann says he wants to see that number lifted for the two holidays. City officials say they're working with St. Francis House to come up with a set of recommendations that will be given to the City Commission. A resolution could be reached as early as the end of this week.
- St. Francis House turns people away
- Downtown March Calls For More Meals at St. Francis House
- Arbor House reopens under direction of St. Francis House
- More than 50,000 Dead People on Florida Voters List
- More Than 400 People Arrested At Gasparilla Parade
- More than 50 People Arrested for Drugs in Marion County
- St. Francis House Breaking the Law for Humanity
- Statue Vandalized at St. Francis House
- St. Francis House Ready For Thanksgiving Meal Thanks to Community
- St. Francis House Expands Clearance Requirement