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By Melissa Walpole on October 29th, 2013 | Last updated: October 28, 2013 at 7:31 pm
As temperatures drop in North Central Florida, Alachua County Coalition for the Homeless and Hungry advises the community not to drop donations downtown, but rather bring them to the shelters accepting donations.
By Emily Burris on March 28th, 2013 | Last updated: March 29, 2013 at 10:16 am
Several chilly nights across North Central Florida have come as a surprise for late March. At the St. Francis House in Gainesville, staff and volunteers are working to ensure that those who can’t always get out of the cold have a place to go.
By Nickelle Smith on March 15th, 2013 | Last updated: March 15, 2013 at 6:45 pm
The new pope has some students excited at the St. Francis High School. WUFT’s Nickelle Smith visited the school to gauge reaction to the election of the new head of the Catholic church.
Gainesville’s first urban farm is putting a charitable spin on the farm-to-table concept by donating locally grown vegetables to a Gainesville homeless shelter and soup kitchen.
By Amanda Di Lella on November 15th, 2012 | Last updated: November 27, 2012 at 3:55 pm
On Thanksgiving Day each year, the St. Francis House uses food and money donations from the community in order to provide the homeless with a full Thanksgiving dinner. But this year, they are looking at nearly bare cupboards.
By Cameron Taylor on October 29th, 2012 | Last updated: December 20, 2012 at 3:55 pm
The temperature in Gainesville is expected to drop below 40 degrees Monday evening, prompting Gainesville residents to make preparations.
By Kelsey Meany on October 19th, 2012 | Last updated: December 13, 2012 at 3:45 pm
With the holiday season about a month away, local farmers are turning an empty lot into a crop field for a charitable cause.