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Hi Everyone! My name is Nicole and I am a dental student at the UCSF Dental Center.
We are spreading the word about our free community dental clinic for children that will run on Wednesday February 12th starting at 5:30 PM. *uninsured children only*

Services provided:
- holding care/ preventive services (fluoride varnish, sealants, cleanings, and silver diamine fluoride varnish)
- oral health education

- pediatric dental referrals

by appointment only, no walk-ins: (415) 488-5519‬

SF CARES is a collaboration of St. Paulus Lutheran Church, SF Night Ministry, Welcome, St. Mary and St. Martha Lutheran Church, and St. Francis Lutheran Church, working together in order to increase our ability to help the undeserved in San Francisco.

Our History:


SF CARES was founded in 1986 under the name People Place Service Incorporated (PPSI) in order to provide shelter for transgender women. With a Memorandum Of Understanding partnering with the City and County of San Francisco, PPSI’s shelter was in operation until 1995. The shelter closed when the building next door, St. Paulus Lutheran’s sanctuary, burned down and the space used by t

Operating as usual

07/26/2021

Are you using Nextdoor.com? When you sell household items on their platform to neighbors, you can donate the proceeds to a local charity. Just go to the 'for sale and free' section to list your items, in the 'donate your sale proceeds' tab please check the 'religion' category and you're see our SF CARES listing. We'll receive the cash donations direct via PayPal so we can support our homeless congregants. Please share this and spread the word. Thank you!

Are you using Nextdoor.com? When you sell household items on their platform to neighbors, you can donate the proceeds to a local charity. Just go to the 'for sale and free' section to list your items, in the 'donate your sale proceeds' tab please check the 'religion' category and you're see our SF CARES listing. We'll receive the cash donations direct via PayPal so we can support our homeless congregants. Please share this and spread the word. Thank you!

07/22/2021

Please create a celebration fundraiser, to raise cash for SF CARES, so we can buy essentials for the locals we support. It just takes a minute to do - thank you!

https://www.facebook.com/fundraisers/explore/

Please create a celebration fundraiser, to raise cash for SF CARES, so we can buy essentials for the locals we support. It just takes a minute to do - thank you!

https://www.facebook.com/fundraisers/explore/

Is Pamela Logical or Entitled? S.F. has $1.1 billion to spend on homelessness 07/21/2021

Is Pamela Logical or Entitled? S.F. has $1.1 billion to spend on homelessness

What do you make of this? It's our newest blog post.

http://sfcares.blogspot.com/2021/07/is-pamela-logical-or-entitled-sf-has-11.html

Is Pamela Logical or Entitled? S.F. has $1.1 billion to spend on homelessness Featured in the San Francisco Chronicle , please read the article below and note the red highlighted part. Do you think Pamela should be g...

07/20/2021

If you have spare glasses, please donate them to SF CARES so we can use them at our Vision Events (free eye test and prescription glasses for anyone that can't afford health care). You can drop these off at Saint Paulus, 1541 Polk St, between 10am-2pm tomorrow. Please email [email protected] if you'd like a tax receipt. Thank you.

If you have spare glasses, please donate them to SF CARES so we can use them at our Vision Events (free eye test and prescription glasses for anyone that can't afford health care). You can drop these off at Saint Paulus, 1541 Polk St, between 10am-2pm tomorrow. Please email [email protected] if you'd like a tax receipt. Thank you.

Extended State Eviction: Moves Eviction Cliff to Oct. 1 07/15/2021

Extended State Eviction: Moves Eviction Cliff to Oct. 1

For anyone worrying about evictions for being unable to pay rent during Covid-19, please read this update. It's incredibly important so we'd like you to share it - it could help so many others.

http://sfcares.blogspot.com/2021/07/extended-state-eviction-moves-eviction.html

Extended State Eviction: Moves Eviction Cliff to Oct. 1 Featured in the San Francisco Public Press : California’s eviction moratorium protecting tenants affected by the coronavirus pandemic was s...

SF Cares updated their information in their About section. 07/14/2021

SF Cares updated their information in their About section.

SF Cares updated their information in their About section.

07/13/2021

For everyone asking, emailing, calling etc we're not 100% confirmed for our next Vision Event (free eye test & glasses for ANYONE who can't afford health care) but please keep following our page for updates. And if you have spare glasses you'd like to donate, please drop them off between 10am-2pm tomorrow at Saint Paulus, 1541 Polk St. Email [email protected] if you'd like a tax receipt.

For everyone asking, emailing, calling etc we're not 100% confirmed for our next Vision Event (free eye test & glasses for ANYONE who can't afford health care) but please keep following our page for updates. And if you have spare glasses you'd like to donate, please drop them off between 10am-2pm tomorrow at Saint Paulus, 1541 Polk St. Email [email protected] if you'd like a tax receipt.

07/09/2021

Would you support us so we can continue to provide free services for the poor and homeless? Please click 'donate' at the top of our page, or create a fundraiser with proceeds going to SF CARES. We'd love it if you shared this post to spread the word:
https://www.facebook.com/fundraisers/explore/

Would you support us so we can continue to provide free services for the poor and homeless? Please click 'donate' at the top of our page, or create a fundraiser with proceeds going to SF CARES. We'd love it if you shared this post to spread the word:
https://www.facebook.com/fundraisers/explore/

07/07/2021

The ones that didn't sail through the pandemic still need our help. Won't you please give 2 hours of your time, once a week to support them? Be grateful for what you have and be kind to the ones that don't have much: https://www.volunteermatch.org/

The ones that didn't sail through the pandemic still need our help. Won't you please give 2 hours of your time, once a week to support them? Be grateful for what you have and be kind to the ones that don't have much: https://www.volunteermatch.org/

San Fran paying $60,000 per tent for 'temporary' homeless encampments 07/06/2021

San Fran paying $60,000 per tent for 'temporary' homeless encampments

Did you know about this? Our newest blog post:

http://sfcares.blogspot.com/2021/07/san-fran-paying-60000-per-tent-for.html

San Fran paying $60,000 per tent for 'temporary' homeless encampments Featured in The Center Square : The Department of Homelessness and Supportive Housing has requested an additional $20 million from the city...

07/02/2021

Have a wonderful 4th July weekend, full of independence and freedom.

Have a wonderful 4th July weekend, full of independence and freedom.

Newsom signs into law extension of California eviction protections, rent relief 06/30/2021

Newsom signs into law extension of California eviction protections, rent relief

Here's a short silver lining for people facing evictions, due to residents unable to pay rent as a result of the pandemic. Please read and share this - we don't want to see anyone illegally thrown out their homes.

http://sfcares.blogspot.com/2021/06/newsom-signs-into-law-extension-of.html

Newsom signs into law extension of California eviction protections, rent relief Featured in the Los Angeles Times : SACRAMENTO - California tenants will be protected from evictions for another three months, and those ...

06/29/2021

If you have spare glasses, please donate them to SF CARES for our Vision Events (free eye test and prescription glasses). We've offered this service for years, to hundreds of locals that can't afford eye care. You can drop off your glasses to Saint Paulus, 1541 Polk St on Wednesdays between 10am-2pm. Please email us if you want a tax receipt. Thank you for lifting others with the gift of sight, from your generosity!

If you have spare glasses, please donate them to SF CARES for our Vision Events (free eye test and prescription glasses). We've offered this service for years, to hundreds of locals that can't afford eye care. You can drop off your glasses to Saint Paulus, 1541 Polk St on Wednesdays between 10am-2pm. Please email us if you want a tax receipt. Thank you for lifting others with the gift of sight, from your generosity!

SF Tenant Lawyers Anticipate Flood of Evictions 06/28/2021

SF Tenant Lawyers Anticipate Flood of Evictions

If you're worried about evictions due to Covid-19 and unable to pay rent, please read this post and share it: http://sfcares.blogspot.com/2021/06/sf-tenant-lawyers-anticipate-flood-of.html You have rights to free legal counsel. Please also contact https://sf.gov/renthelp for San Francisco government rent help. We do not want to see any more of our friends on the street.

SF Tenant Lawyers Anticipate Flood of Evictions Featured in the San Francisco Public Press : A wave of evictions could wash across the city next month, tenant attorneys say, even as lawma...

06/22/2021

Fill in the blank! Also please support SF CARES by clicking the donate button at the top of our page. Every penny goes to our street-living locals so we can buy essentials for them.

Fill in the blank! Also please support SF CARES by clicking the donate button at the top of our page. Every penny goes to our street-living locals so we can buy essentials for them.

San Francisco 'Museums For All' Program! 06/17/2021

San Francisco 'Museums For All' Program!

If you have either of these cards, then the arts are free for you. Read our new blog post and please share - everyone should have the right to enjoy our city.

http://sfcares.blogspot.com/2021/06/san-francisco-museums-for-all-program.html

San Francisco 'Museums For All' Program! Featured in SF Gate : San Francisco 'Museums For All' Program Makes Arts Accessible To Disadvantaged San Francisco has launched the citywide...

06/15/2021

If you have spare glasses you don't use anymore, would you drop them off tomorrow between 10am-2pm at Saint Paulus church, 1541 Polk St? We'll use them for our future Vision Events - it's one of the most respected 'free eye test and prescription glasses' program for anyone that can't afford eye care. Thank you!

If you have spare glasses you don't use anymore, would you drop them off tomorrow between 10am-2pm at Saint Paulus church, 1541 Polk St? We'll use them for our future Vision Events - it's one of the most respected 'free eye test and prescription glasses' program for anyone that can't afford eye care. Thank you!

Just Four S.F. Households Have Received Rent Relief Funds - San Francisco Public Press 06/11/2021

Just Four S.F. Households Have Received Rent Relief Funds - San Francisco Public Press

Just four San Francisco households had received state money to pay off their rent debts . California’s rent-assistance program opened two months ago, and its eviction moratorium is set to lift in barely five weeks on June 30, allowing landlords to eject people for outstanding rent debts. Please read and share if you or others are facing potential eviction!

https://www.sfpublicpress.org/just-four-s-f-households-have-received-rent-relief-funds/

Just Four S.F. Households Have Received Rent Relief Funds - San Francisco Public Press Just four San Francisco households had received state money to pay off their rent debts as of Monday, according to state figures.

Photos from S.O.S. Singers of the Street's post 06/10/2021

Oh happy days!!! Please support S.O.S. Singers of the Street and click the donate button at the top of our page. Donations will go directly to the SOS. Please share, share and share :)

06/08/2021

If you have spare glasses you don't use anymore, please donate them to us for our upcoming and long standing Vision Events: Free eye test and prescription glasses for anyone that can't afford healthcare. You can drop them off at Saint Paulus between 10am-2pm Wednesdays (1541 Polk St). Email [email protected] if you'd like a tax donation receipt. Thank you!

If you have spare glasses you don't use anymore, please donate them to us for our upcoming and long standing Vision Events: Free eye test and prescription glasses for anyone that can't afford healthcare. You can drop them off at Saint Paulus between 10am-2pm Wednesdays (1541 Polk St). Email [email protected] if you'd like a tax donation receipt. Thank you!

$1b To Fight Homeless Over Two Years i.e. $50k per homeless 06/07/2021

$1b To Fight Homeless Over Two Years i.e. $50k per homeless

SF Mayor wants to spend $1b to eradicate the homeless crisis. Sounds like an extortionate spend but...it's over 2 years (not bad), it includes $800k already raised (pretty good) and equates to $50k per person (pretty high). So what do you think?

http://sfcares.blogspot.com/2021/06/1b-to-fight-homeless-over-two-years-ie.html

$1b To Fight Homeless Over Two Years i.e. $50k per homeless Featured in the San Francisco Chronicle : Mayor Breed wants to add more than $1 billion to fighting homelessness in San Francisco over next ...

06/03/2021

It's never too late to help others less fortunate. Please go to https://www.volunteermatch.org/ and sign up - even if it's 2 hours every two weeks. The only way we truly help ourselves grow is when we help others. Please share.

It's never too late to help others less fortunate. Please go to https://www.volunteermatch.org/ and sign up - even if it's 2 hours every two weeks. The only way we truly help ourselves grow is when we help others. Please share.

06/01/2021

If you have a birthday coming up this month, would you consider hosting a Facebook Fundraiser for SF CARES? Donations would help us buy essentials for our homeless locals. Thank you! https://www.facebook.com/fundraiser/

If you have a birthday coming up this month, would you consider hosting a Facebook Fundraiser for SF CARES? Donations would help us buy essentials for our homeless locals. Thank you! https://www.facebook.com/fundraiser/

05/28/2021

They saved our lives so we must save time to remember them...

They saved our lives so we must save time to remember them...

05/27/2021

Our new blog post - what do you think the city will do with the abundance of cash to help the homeless? We've been down this mismanaged road before...

http://sfcares.blogspot.com/2021/05/sf-is-swimming-in-cash-to-fight.html

Our new blog post - what do you think the city will do with the abundance of cash to help the homeless? We've been down this mismanaged road before...

http://sfcares.blogspot.com/2021/05/sf-is-swimming-in-cash-to-fight.html

Timeline Photos 05/26/2021

What are you doing next Wednesday? Fancy joining a logo launch party? The San Francisco Night Ministry does the most incredible work to pray with the poverty during the grave yard shift when hopes are at their lowest. Please support them and sign up to this incredible event!

The Logo Release Party | June 2 | 6-7 pm | Zoom

Polish your sequins and get ready to shine for this fun party.

RSVP (link is in our Insta bio, too) and we'll email you the link to the Zoom event on June 1: http://ow.ly/Lxrs50EO11y

👍🎉🥳

05/25/2021

What would you respond with...?

What would you respond with...?

SF Homeless Camp to Be Removed 05/20/2021

SF Homeless Camp to Be Removed

Once again, the homeless are being moved from pillar to post when there are thousands of empty apartments that could be affordable housing. What do you think?

http://sfcares.blogspot.com/2021/05/sf-homeless-camp-to-be-removed.html

SF Homeless Camp to Be Removed Featured in NBC Bay Area : SF Homeless Camp to Be Removed, Advocates Say Residents Have Right to Stay As of right now, the Cali...

05/18/2021

We're getting many enquiries as to when our next Vision Event will be (free eye tests and prescription glasses). The date for the first one hasn't been confirmed yet but please follow our page - the moment it's set in stone, we'll be letting you all know. Happy Tuesday!

We're getting many enquiries as to when our next Vision Event will be (free eye tests and prescription glasses). The date for the first one hasn't been confirmed yet but please follow our page - the moment it's set in stone, we'll be letting you all know. Happy Tuesday!

05/14/2021

Our new blog post - a must read for all tenants now that Covid restrictions are lifting, but landlords are taking advantage of. Please share so everyone knows their rights.

http://sfcares.blogspot.com/2021/05/tenants-rights-as-landlords-start-to.html

Our new blog post - a must read for all tenants now that Covid restrictions are lifting, but landlords are taking advantage of. Please share so everyone knows their rights.

http://sfcares.blogspot.com/2021/05/tenants-rights-as-landlords-start-to.html

05/11/2021

If you have spare glasses (prescription, reading etc) and don't need them anymore, would you donate them to SF CARES? We'll use them at our upcoming Vision Events where we offer free eye tests & prescription glasses to anyone that can't afford eye insurance. Please drop them off at Saint Paulus, tomorrow between 10am-2pm and email [email protected] so we can send you a tax deductible receipt. Thank you and please share this post!

If you have spare glasses (prescription, reading etc) and don't need them anymore, would you donate them to SF CARES? We'll use them at our upcoming Vision Events where we offer free eye tests & prescription glasses to anyone that can't afford eye insurance. Please drop them off at Saint Paulus, tomorrow between 10am-2pm and email [email protected] so we can send you a tax deductible receipt. Thank you and please share this post!

05/10/2021

Is your birthday coming up this month? We'd love you to create a fundraiser for SF CARES in honor of your milestone. Here's the link: https://www.facebook.com/fund/SanFranciscoCARE/ All donations will help our homeless locals...the neighbors we've supported for two decades. Thank you!

Is your birthday coming up this month? We'd love you to create a fundraiser for SF CARES in honor of your milestone. Here's the link: https://www.facebook.com/fund/SanFranciscoCARE/ All donations will help our homeless locals...the neighbors we've supported for two decades. Thank you!

05/07/2021

This weekend, would you take a moment to check if you need your old glasses? We'd love you to donate them to us for our regular Vision Events - free eye tests and prescription glasses for anyone that can't afford insurance. You can drop your glasses off at Saint Paulus, 1541 Polk St (Wednesdays 10am-2pm) and we'll email you a tax receipt. Thank you!

This weekend, would you take a moment to check if you need your old glasses? We'd love you to donate them to us for our regular Vision Events - free eye tests and prescription glasses for anyone that can't afford insurance. You can drop your glasses off at Saint Paulus, 1541 Polk St (Wednesdays 10am-2pm) and we'll email you a tax receipt. Thank you!

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1541 Polk St
San Francisco, CA
94109

Opening Hours

Monday 10:00 - 16:00
Tuesday 10:00 - 16:00
Wednesday 10:00 - 16:00
Thursday 10:00 - 16:00
Friday 10:00 - 16:00
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