Make a gift that will help the most vulnerable among us

Online Donation

Make a one-time donation to help families get back on their feet.

Amazon Smile

Have Amazon donate to St. Francis House every time you make an eligible purchase.

Recurring Donation

Help support new futures for multiple children and families.

Amazon Wishlist

Essential items for children and families in need.

Memorial Gift

Honor a loved one by making a gift to support our mission.

Mail Donation

Send a check or money order made out to “St. Francis House”

PO Box 12491
Gainesville, FL 32604

Donation Drop-Off Hours

St. Francis House is currently only accepting: nonperishable food donations and NEW coats, socks, and blankets.

We can only accept donations between 7:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. daily (including weekends).

413 South Main Street, Gainesville, FL, 32601

Donations Guide

See this list of items we accept as donations at St. Francis House


Volunteer opportunities are currently affected by COVID-19

Available Volunteer Opportunities

Due to COVID-19, St. Francis House is continuing to follow the local, state, and federal guidelines concerning COVID-19, therefore we have extended our suspension of in-house volunteer opportunities until it is safe to resume again. Please follow us on Facebook for the latest updates.

  • Individual and Group Volunteers: All individual and group volunteers are canceled until further notice. This includes regular volunteer shifts, community service shifts, brunch meal groups, group workdays, etc.
  • Evening Meal Groups: We still accept the food that you are scheduled to provide for our shelter guests; however, we cannot allow anyone inside the building to serve the meal. Dinner is served at 6 p.m. each night.