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Bobby Chinn
· March 6, 2017
If you ever give up believing that there are no kind, generous, people, this place will change it in a heart beat. You go as an angel and you leave feeling like a saint. I think everyone should spen...d at least a day in this place to get their priorities right, understand how fortunate they are and experience empathy in a higher dosage See More
Yuki Togawa
· January 20, 2017
St Anthony Foundation has a depth of years of refined experience in helping people with all types of challenges. My platinum case manager was Celeste Quintero at their SW Center. I am often using thei...r Tech Lab to print out leaflets (they have super expensive printer that prints very well), modifying WordPress, while uploading my videos on my cell using their Wifi and watching Tutorial videos all over online. The amazing staff here provide Trauma Informed Care and use Trauma Informed Language. Give generously, if you are a philanthropist. See More
Donovan Roudabush
· November 17, 2017
Wonderful nonprofit that truly carries on the Catholic tradition of giving special care to the sick and poor.
Scott Nassans
· May 24, 2014
St. Anthony is one of those places I have a lot of respect for. Their food is is for the very most part enjoyable. As long as everyone is on their best behavior, no one is turned away before the doors... close after the last person in line. The staff and volunteers treat folks very well. It's always baffled me that SAF doesn't usually get featured on the news around the holidays, when they are far better than the one place that does. See More
Tim Giangiobbe
· January 9, 2015
How can anyone criticize what StAnthonys does. The clintelle they serve is a challenge. Some of the clientelle are ungrateful and mean yet they still get served a meal and a smile . I find myself ther...e about five times a year if I walk by and the line is small and I say "Why not" It helps stretch a budget. I do have issues with cigarette smokers and their crappy manners and this keeps me away from Glide more than StAnthonys . The number of citizens in the city needing the food assistance is surprisingly huge considering the wealth in the city. The high rents and addictions being the number one reason. Some citizens never miss a meal at StAnthonys because all their money goes to rent and they would dwindle without the help. See More
Norma J F Harrison
· April 28, 2017
Just think - if there were justice, where would 'the church' be - People'd have enough stuff - housing, health care, art, science, and all. So what would the church have to do - ? keep contact with g...od for people ? seriously? If people still wanted to plead for mercy from the sky cloud, couldn't they do it themselves? See More
Pamela Grant Goldman
· November 8, 2016
Volunteered for the first time in St Anthony's dining room yesterday, an AWESOME experience. Well organized dining room, excellent communication between volunteers and staff and the guests.. there was... no shortage of gratitude and appreciation in that room. Wonderful feeling. I'll be back! See More
Steven Shane Bryan
· March 3, 2017
Such a good community organization helping as many in possible as they can plus more. If you can please give back or pay forward. They're my solid state in this wavy nation. Lawrence, Vincent, all the... Ladies and the nameless countless volunteers deemed priceless in my opinion. Good looking out. See More
Anaperla Aureoles
· July 7, 2016
Thank you so much for the great food and warm smile. Kansas social work department I don't know how to send you the pictures that I took so I may have to come on Friday and try to take some more pictu...res because I took them with my cell phone and I don't know how to put them on my tablet I mean transferred them over to the tablet. Thank you very much to everyone for what they do for the people of San Francisco in need. God bless you and God bless father Floyd See More
Joji Bordon Tolentino
· December 22, 2016
Awesome experience and the staff are great! Pepe the chef, Abdullah, and Solomon are all nice! I'll definitely go back to help out with my family again.
Michelle Shy Guerrero
· October 31, 2015
St.anthony is such an awesome place you guys are so sweet and have such a huge ❤... Keep doing what you guys are doing you guys are saving peoples lives and keeping peoples bellys full! Me and my fami...ly enjoyed eating here and never had a bad experience! Thanks to everyone at st. Anthonys See More
Timothy Finley Brown
· October 21, 2015
St. Anthony Foundation is MUCH more than a place that feeds the homeless...They feed the soul...they give dignity and humanity to the broken spirit....Anyone who reads this please believe me...if you ...ever have a chance to volunteer in the Dining Room...you will see the very essence of "Love one another as I have loved you".......Every single day of the Year!!!!! The reason I know this is because St Anthony Foundation reached out to me in darkest of times in my life...and now I am whole again.....They fed my stomach and my spirit at the same time!!!!!! THE FACE OF GOD is in St. Anthony's Dining Room EVERY SINGLE DAY!!!!!! See More
Annette Felton
· November 15, 2016
The St. Anthony foundation is a magical place. Warm, inclusive, and inspiring staff. We should all aspire to do so much for our community and world.
Sylvia Scarlett
January 19, 2012
Exercise caution in your business affairs, for the world is full of trickery. But let not this blind you to what virtue there is; many persons strive for high ideals, and everywhere life is full of he...roism. (Max Ehrmann, Desiderata)
St. Anthony Foundation is one of my heroes. I feel fortunate that I have enough to eat, a roof over my head and the best dog in the universe. So, when I feel the need to donate to an organization that I actually know something about, I donate to the St. Anthony Foundation(among others). I love St. Anthony's Dining Room and in these hard economic times, I want to make sure it continues to exist.
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Eric Dela Pena
· January 1, 2014
Lam Doan Dong in oberservanse sold over the internet using a DMV employees badge I observed a ID white collar crime in progress at 1219 hours I advised the authorities please I ask St Anthony’s to sto...p the California State ID theft or help to prevent also on update December 31 2013 at 1200 I was advised that its possible that staff who work for St Anthony’s might have sold or stolen California ID’s and sold them to Asians now if that’s true both seller and buyer can get into serious trouble I contacted the San Francisco Police and California highway patrol regarding stolen property I eat at St Anthony’s almost every day it’s such a struggle for me to get a job with out a California ID so I ask St. Anthony’s to be truthful about the ID programs See More
Varian Incorrigible Pierce
January 25, 2012
You can make sure 2 hungry people in San Francisco get fed today, just by "liking" this page! For every "Like," the owner and founder of craigslist.org will donate $1 to St. Anthony's and that transla...tes into 2 hot meals! So please, if you haven't visited their facebook page yet and clicked "Like" do so today!

https://www.facebook.com/pages/St-Anthony-Foundation/48800132643
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James Chen
· April 4, 2014
Everyone will need an helping hand one day and i am so glad that organizations like St Anthony's and their volunteers and donors are out there everyday taking care of our community and its people. T...hanks St. Anthony's. See More
Van Wilkerson
· October 7, 2016
It was an Awesome experience and the staff is amazing! Thank you for all that you do!
Elaine Lillian
January 13, 2013
Way back when I worked for a probate attorney, I would always look at our clients' wills/trusts and wondered what was this St. Anthony Foundation that was always getting listed in people's wills to re...ceive large sums of money. I looked it up because I was curious as to why so many would rather give their money to this organization than to their own families after they died. Since then, St. Anthony has been at the back of my mind, and every once in a blue moon, we would make a coat/sock donation to this charity if we remembered.

When my 7th grader told me he needed to put in 2 hours of volunteer work per month for school, I thought first of St. Anthony's Dining Room.

One thing that impressed me was the reason you are made to attend a lengthy orientation before you are allowed to volunteer. Most places don't do make you do this, like SF Food Bank, etc. I found out the reason was that St. Anthony wants to make sure their patrons are treated with respect. They told us that as volunteers, we represent St. Anthony, so they wanted to train us in how to respect these individuals who are usually shunned and looked down upon by others in the community. Just as important as feeding hungry individuals was giving them a feeling of acceptance - that is the reason the dining room environment is so important - instead of just being handed a bag of food to go eat elsewhere, the patrons have an opportunity to eat with friends in a group setting - that instead of being excluded and isolated, they can have a sense of belonging.

We signed up to help in the dining room once a month. At first, I felt pretty apprehensive walking around the Tenderloin with my young son and wondered if this was a good idea. The crowd inside was all so streetwise too, and there was usually at least one arrest or fight or situation each time we volunteered. But the staff is pretty tough and fearless and keep things under control, and when my son has worked at the front entrance, he has always been carefully supervised by an adult.

So yesterday was our 3rd time, and I felt compelled to write something about how it's going so far. The staff - so down-to-earth, so real, always building up my son and making him feel important - I'm happy to call them our friends. The other volunteers - love to chat, come from such different backgrounds, all having so many different reasons for volunteering. The patrons - some have interacted with me (under close scrutiny by security, I notice, which is good) to say thank you, or to make a joke, or to give me a hard time in a nice way (i.e., "Hey! Are you Bruce Lee's sister?") - all positive though.

The philosophy is this: everyone who comes gets to eat, and they can get more if they are still hungry, and they can even bring food home to make sure they have something to eat for dinner later.

I'm thinking that even after my son's 7th grade year ends, we might continue our monthly commitment. It is one thing to be donating money or clothes from the comfort of our own world, but it is quite another to see for real those who are having trouble just getting something to eat each day, in addition to the other unseen difficulties they are facing. These people are just like everyone else - with my bills and financial commitments, it is not hard to fathom me being in their shoes if misfortune spiraled out of control sometime down the line.

St. Anthony is such an important organization to so many people for so many reasons - in addition to the dining room, they also have computer classes, a medical clinic, and a free clothing program. I consider us blessed to be able to give our time to such a worthwhile community service. St. Anthony, thank you for what you do, and keep it going.
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Hany Mahir Soliman
· May 19, 2017
It was my pleasure serving there with colleagues at Dolby Laboratories Inc. I encourage everyone to volunteer or donate to this organization,
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