For Want of a Car…

You’ve heard the saying that starts “For want of a nail”.  Perhaps the modern-day equivalent could be “for want of a car”.  Single mom, “Sharonda”, would tell you so. After …

No Job When I Got Here

James Edward Lewis was born in Lake Village Arkansas. He joined the Army just after finishing High school. “I had a full ride to play football at Delta State in …

We Are So Proud of You!

“Josie” is a single mom who has been coming to St. Francis House for several years. She has two children with special needs and St. Francis House helped with a …

Nothing Keeps Him Down!

Nothing ever seems to keep Ralph Pasquale Jr. down. He always has a smile and keeps on going no matter what happens. Mr. Pasquale served his country as a hull …

Helping However We Can

Jeremy is a single father of three. His wife was chemically dependent, left the family, and recently died of an overdose.  St. Francis House has helped out often with food …

What a Great Volunteer!

Meet Gio! Giovanni Chiechi is a sixteen-year-old sophomore at Catholic High School. But until school started this week, he was ‘volunteer extraordinaire’ at St. Francis House. Beginning this July, Gio …

You Have to Laugh!

Navy Veteran Holly Bean can turn almost anything into a funny story. She served in the Navy from 1986 through 1990 and then served another twelve years in the reserves …

Summer Food Boxes Really Help!

Twenty-nine families Eighty-five children Three boxes- meat, produce, and dry goods. One set per child up to three sets. Types of food? Fish patties, chicken legs, breakfast sausage, cabbage, potatoes, …

A Success Story

Jason, his wife, and their two children came here from Missississippi.* The family was in a Veteran program in their hometown, but the lack of housing in that area meant …