St. Francis of Assisi Outreach
Director of Outreach
Mary M. // Outreach: 817-488-5444
Hours of Operation: Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday: 9:30 am – 1:00 pm
The Mission of St. Francis of Assisi Outreach is to connect the hearts, hands, and efforts of our parish community to meet the basic necessities of our brother and sisters in need. St. Francis of Assisi Outreach Ministry was first organized in the parish in 1979 as an outgrowth from the original St. Vincent de Paul conference. The food pantry also has been an integral part of the assistance provided by St. Francis Outreach ministry. Many families are assisted through these resources. Through the efforts of many volunteers and the generosity of the parish family, the Thrift Store. and food pantry have developed into one of the outstanding emergency assistance centers in the Grapevine area today.
Outreach Thrift Store and Pantry is in need of the following items:
Edible items: tuna, chicken, mac and cheese, cereal, pasta noodles, peanut butter, jelly, pancake mix, syrup, crackers, coffee, sugar, flour, cooking oil Paper goods: dish detergent, laundry detergent, toothpaste, deodorant, shaving razors, shaving cream, shampoo/conditioner, bath soap and toilet paper Grocery or Wal-Mart Gift cards for perishables. Please place all items in the Outreach Box in the Narthex or the Northwest Foyer. Please check expiration dates on food as expired food items cannot be distributed.
The Thrift Store is open Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday 9:30 am – 1:00 pm. Parishioners are welcome!!! The store carries new and gently used men’s, women’s and children’s clothing, toys and household items at an affordable price. Proceeds from SFO Thrift Store are used to provide emergency financial assistance to those in need. Items carried in the Thrift Store are those which are generously donated by our parish community. Please do not leave donations outside of the Outreach Building.