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St. Francis Soup Kitchen

St Francis of Assisi
"We must acknowledge the dignity of the poor, respect them, esteem them, love them, serve them."
-Saint Teresa of Kolkata


The Soup Kitchen is supported entirely by volunteers and private donations. Financial contributions support the ongoing operation of the Soup Kitchen and are gratefully accepted. Checks should be made to St. Francis Soup Kitchen and sent to the address below. When making donations please provide a return address so that an acknowledgment letter and receipt for tax purposes can be sent.

St. Francis Soup Kitchen
134 East Church Street
Jacksonville, Florida 32202

Additionally, the Soup Kitchen is always in need of Women's and Men's clothing along with various other items outlined below. Children's clothing is not needed, however, during the Christmas season stuffed animals are used for Holiday Baskets.

Most in need of Always welcome
  • Womean's jeans
  • Men's jeans
  • Big Backpacks
  • Sneakers
  • Small Toiletries
  • Sneakers and Shoes
  • Shirts and Socks
  • New or clean underwear
  • Belts and Jeans
  • Shampoo, Deodorant, Soap and Lotion (travel sizes)
  • Razors, Toothbrushes and Toothpaste
  • Towels, Washcloths and Blankets
  • Used paperback books, magazines and periodicals
  • Sturdy Reading Glasses (found at Dollar Stores)
  • Women's Purses
  • Backpacks and Men's Work Boots