St. Anthony's Subordinate

Hope. Stability. Renewal.

aka St. Anthony Foundation   |   San Francisco, CA   |

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St. Anthony's

EIN: 94-1513140  Subordinate info


Our mission is to feed, heal, shelter, clothe, lift the spirits of those in need, and create a society in which all persons flourish. Our mission is informed by our values: Healing, Community, Personalism, Justice, and Gratitude. In the Tenderloin’s struggle with poverty, addiction, and mental illness, St. Anthony Foundation has been a beacon of consistency, companionship, and caring for more than 70 years. We provide our guests with a range of services—from a place to rest or take a shower, clothing, and addiction recovery, to meals, medical care, and workforce development. At St. Anthony’s, we take a different approach, one that delivers meaningful results — Hope. Stability. Renewal.

Ruling year info


Interim Executive Director

Bryan Young

Main address

150 Golden Gate Avenue

San Francisco, CA 94102 USA

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Subject area info

Out-patient medical care

Human services

Homeless services

Population served info


Women and girls

Men and boys

Homeless people

Low-income people

NTEE code info

Homeless Services/Centers (P85)

Health Treatment Facilities (Primarily Outpatient) (E30)

IRS subsection

501(c)(3) Public Charity

IRS filing requirement

This organization is not required to file an annual return with the IRS because it is a church.

Tax forms

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What we aim to solve

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

As of 2022, the struggle with poverty, homelessness, and substance abuse in San Francisco is intensifying, with an estimated 8,000 people experiencing homelessness at any given time in the year. That number has remained stubbornly unchanged in recent years despite significant public spending. A new approach is needed for our neighbors experiencing homelessness, substance use disorder, and/or behavioral health challenges. In 2023, we are committed to taking action to fundamentally change what success looks like. Planned new initiatives and energetic leadership will make possible more guest opportunities for stability and renewal.

Our programs

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What are the organization's current programs, how do they measure success, and who do the programs serve?

Dining Room

The Dining Room has always served more than a meal, functioning as a vital cultural space where everyone is invited to come together in community.

The Dining Room was started by Father Alfred Boeddeker in 1950. Frustrated to see hungry people forced to eat on the street corners and driven by his Franciscan vow to preserve the human dignity of all people, Father Alfred set out to create a place where all are welcome to gather and share a hot meal together. Welcoming each guest with dignity and respect is fundamental to the Dining Room’s meal service.

The Dining Room serves over 1,000 meals daily. The Dining Room is open for breakfast and lunch 365 days a year. Over 46 million meals have been served in the Dining Room since 1950.

Population(s) Served

St. Anthony’s Free Clothing Program is San Francisco’s largest free clothing program, providing warm clothes, interview apparel or workwear, and children’s clothing to anyone in need. Like all St. Anthony's programs, the Free Clothing Program is guided by Franciscan values, calling us to recognize the inherent dignity of all humans. Clothing is arranged in a boutique-like environment that invites guests to select items that meet their personal needs and style preferences, placing great importance on ensuring that only high-quality clothing is distributed.

Population(s) Served
Children and youth

St. Anthony’s Medical Clinic provides primary and specialty care to the Tenderloin community, serving nearly 2,500 individuals and families through more than 11,000 visits a year. St. Anthony's Medical Clinic is a safety-net clinic, with nearly 90% of patients living below the Federal Poverty Level. All patients are served regardless of their ability to pay. Discounts for essential services are offered based on family size and income. In addition to the Medical Clinic at 150 Golden Gate, St. Anthony's operates a licensed 80 bed residential substance abuse recovery program for men, known as Father Alfred Center, as well as a satellite nursing clinic at Episcopal Community Services locations in San Francisco at 1064 and 1066 Mission Street.

Population(s) Served
Children and youth

Free, year-long, residential recovery program empowers men who have no income or resources with the tools to overcome addiction and the support to establish healthy and productive lives. Abstinence-based and work structured, the program offers primary medical treatment, workforce development/transitional employment, medically assisted treatment (MAT), individual therapy, evidence-based group counseling, peer support, technology access, and case management services.

Population(s) Served

Committed to bridging the digital divide, St. Anthony's believes that everyone deserves access to the tools of modern life—whether they want to build employment skills, access other free resources in the Bay Area, or connect and reconnect with family and friends. The Tenderloin Tech Lab serves more than 50 guests every day. Guests can charge their phones, connect with loved ones via email, apply for benefits or jobs, print documents, complete housing applications, attend tech trainings, or receive one-on-one tutoring.

Population(s) Served

St. Anthony’s Community Safety Services (CSS) maintains safety in and around St. Anthony’s programs, on the sidewalks and in the street, handing out meal tickets, giving directions, and sometimes literally saving lives in the event of violence, overdose, accident, or medical emergency.

In addition to maintaining a presence in all of St. Anthony’s programs, CSS provides services and de-escalation training to other organizations throughout the Tenderloin and beyond.

An alternative to traditional security models, CSS is trusted by the community and knowledgeable about the neighborhood. Team members take the time to form relationships with residents, store owners, staff, guests, volunteers, and visitors, building trust and goodwill. From personal experience, many CSS team members have a deep understanding of the community we serve, and can de-escalate a situation with grace and compassion.

Population(s) Served

The Resource Center engages 1,750 individuals and families each year. St Anthony's Resource Center staff are skilled professionals who use their intimate knowledge of the social services terrain to advocate for guests trying to address one-time or ongoing needs. Straightforward needs such as getting a California ID to secure employment, obtaining a child’s birth certificate to enroll them in school, or more complicated matters like applying for benefits or finding housing, can be difficult for clients without the means for daily stability. One-on-one counseling allows Resource Center staff to craft step-by-step action plans for guests to access what they need.

Population(s) Served

Drawn from more than seven decades of best practice, the Companionship Model is a scalable, multi-year approach tailored to each person in the substance use recovery and Transitional Employment Programs to break the devastating cycle of addiction, homelessness or poverty. The Companionship Model embraces St. Anthony’s Franciscan values of healing, community, personalism, justice and gratitude to provide long-term, intentional guidance to guests in recovery. A distinguishing factor is the pairing of a dedicated companion—a peer navigator with lived experience—with each guest to provide multi-year support. Companionship services include vital peer support for lasting sobriety, mental health care, jobs, economic opportunity, navigation to housing, and more. In fact, 100 former guests work at St. Anthony’s, and the goal is to provide companionship services to hundreds of guests within the next few years.

Population(s) Served

Our services, including the Dining Room, Free Clothing Program and Medical Clinic, are offered to men and women, however, women experience homelessness very differently from men. Building on our current services, St. Anthony’s is expanding to address unmet needs of women and their families, and to provide integrated care for them, including mental health treatment, peer counseling support, and access to childcare and housing through partnerships.

Population(s) Served

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Goals & Strategy

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Charting impact

Four powerful questions that require reflection about what really matters - results.

Founded in 1950 by Franciscan Father Alfred Boeddeker, St. Anthony Foundation provides essential and life-changing services to uplift thousands of people experiencing addiction, homelessness, or poverty and offers one of the broadest portfolios of social services nearly all under one roof. The foundation provides pathways to a more stable life through three pillars of services: Essential Services (Dining Room, Free Clothing Program, Hygiene Hub, Community Safety Services (CSS)); Health Care (Medical Clinic, Father Alfred Center recovery program); Care Integration (Companion Program of Care, Tenderloin Tech and Computer Lab, Resource Center for social services, Workforce Development/Transitional Employment Program, and Womens and Childrens Services).

About St. Anthony Foundation
In the Tenderloin's struggle with poverty, addiction, and mental illness, St. Anthony Foundation has been a beacon of consistency, companionship, and caring for more than 73 years. We provide our guests with a range of services, from a place to rest or take a shower, clothing, and addiction recovery, to meals, medical care, and workforce development. At St. Anthonys, we take a different approach, one that delivers meaningful results.
Hope. Stability. Renewal.

The Companionship Model of Care: We have launched this multi-year intensive peer support model that provides our guests with a comprehensive approach to recovery and renewal. A companion with lived experience is paired with each person in our substance use recovery and transitional employment programs for up to three years, guiding and supporting the difficult journey through ten elements of stability. In practice informally for more than seven decades, we know this model works, and in 2023, we will scale it to serve more guests, designing each individuals program for results.

Womens and Childrens Services: With the pro-bono help of McKinsey & Co., we will expand services to unhoused women and children in San Francisco who experience homelessness very differently than men. Given the lack of women-focused programs, shelters, and mental health programs in San Francisco, we will partner with existing providers to provide our Companionship Model to support residents who have suffered from domestic violence, mental health, and substance use disorders due to trauma.

St. Anthonys Expert Advisory Council: Our new interdisciplinary Scientific Expert Advisory Council includes renowned experts from Stanford University, UC Berkeley, UCSF, and the Franciscan School of Theology who specialize in addiction medicine, psychiatry, social enterprises, housing, and homeless services spaces. The Council will provide scientific review of study design and data to validate success. Implementing our new Salesforce CRM system will enable us to track measurable results, outputs, and outcomes for guests across all service areas.

Please join us on this journey to create a society in which all persons flourish.


St. Anthony's

Financial data

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

St. Anthony's

Revenue & expenses

Fiscal Year: 2022

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

Contributions, Grants, Gifts $20,632,010
Program Services $0
Membership Dues $0
Special Events $0
Other Revenue $0
Total Revenue $20,648,114
Program Services $22,759,076
Administration $7,314,090
Fundraising $0
Payments to Affiliates $0
Other Expenses $0
Total Expenses $30,073,166

St. Anthony's

Balance sheet

Fiscal Year: 2022

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

Total Assets $94,734,260
Total Liabilities $2,944,202
Fund balance (EOY)
Net Assets $90,576,987


The people, governance practices, and partners that make the organization tick.

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Interim Executive Director

Bryan Young

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St. Anthony's

Board of directors
as of 01/22/2024
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Board chair

Timothy Dunn

TPG Private Equity

Term: 2020 - 2024

Maija Muncy


C. Joseph Atteridge

The Pacific Institute

Jason Coloma

Maze Therapeutics

Lili Polastri

Blue Beyond Consulting

Fr. Tom West, OFM

Cathy Garzio

Stanford School of Medicine

Ali Gee


Br. John Gutierrez, OFM

Vince Hoenigman

Citymark Development

Kunal Modi

McKinsey & Company

David Ogburn

BNY Wealth Management

Kushboo Patel

Salesforce Ventures

Stephen Sih-Choi

Santa Clara University

Board leadership practices

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  • Board orientation and education
    Does the board conduct a formal orientation for new board members and require all board members to sign a written agreement regarding their roles, responsibilities, and expectations? Yes
  • CEO oversight
    Has the board conducted a formal, written assessment of the chief executive within the past year ? Yes
  • Ethics and transparency
    Have the board and senior staff reviewed the conflict-of-interest policy and completed and signed disclosure statements in the past year? Yes
  • Board composition
    Does the board ensure an inclusive board member recruitment process that results in diversity of thought and leadership? Yes
  • Board performance
    Has the board conducted a formal, written self-assessment of its performance within the past three years? Yes

Organizational demographics

SOURCE: Self-reported; last updated 1/22/2024

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