Nuns’ San Francisco soup kitchen gets an upgrade

Tony Robbins buys new, better location for the homeless-helping sisters

The following comes from a March 25 SF Chronicle article by Kevin Fagan: First he saved them from being evicted. Now multimillionaire business coach and self-improvement guru Tony Robbins has gone one step further: He has bought the imperiled French nuns of the Tenderloin their own soup kitchen. The new digs are on Mission Street near the 16th Street BART Station — and … [Read more...]

Nuns face eviction in San Francisco

Two sisters who feed homeless can't afford huge rent increase

The following comes from a February 8 SF Gate article by Kevin Fagan: In a dingy little Tenderloin kitchen, two French-speaking nuns have devoted the past eight years to feeding the homeless, with their only income being what they eke out from selling handmade pastries at farmers’ markets. The sisters of the Fraternite Notre Dame Mary of Nazareth Soup Kitchen sleep in a … [Read more...]