Congratulations, Father Greg!

Fr. Greg receives the Presidential Medal of Freedom and The City of Los Angeles has named May 19th, 2024 as the first official Father Greg Boyle Day

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Father Greg has been named the recipient of a 2024 Presidential Medal of Freedom, and May 19th has been proclaimed Fr. Greg Boyle Day in the City of Los Angeles.  Please share a message with Fr. Greg or make a gift in his honor above.  And consider partnering with our social enterprises where every purchase impacts a life.  For more information about partnering with Homeboy Industries’ social enterprises, please see below:

Homeboy Bakery ( – supplying fresh products to restaurants and cafes around Los Angeles.

Homegirl Catering ( – Homegirl Catering offers high quality, full-service catering for events of all size.

Homeboy Electronics Recycling ( – a certified and award-winning social enterprise offering nationwide service for the proper disposal and management of your IT assets.

Homeboy Silkscreen & Embroidery ( – custom merchandise and embroidery,

Homeboy Threads ( – a certified social enterprise offering reuse and recycling services for apparel and textiles.

Shop Homeboy ( – Homeboy Industries’ official online store of foods and merchandise.

Support Homeboy ( – Make your tax deductible gift to support Homeboy Industries’ mission of providing hope and services to those on the margins.

Please join us in honoring Father Greg this May (his birthday month!). He has changed the face of Los Angeles through his work for the past 35 years. He is a pillar of our community who has shown that when compassion is put into action, we all feel safe, seen, and cherished. Every day he shows us that when we stand alongside one another, there is no margin that cannot be broken and no limit to the circle of kinship we create.

Join the celebration by sharing a congratulatory note, a favorite memory, or a simple birthday wish for Father Greg, and/or by supporting Homeboy Industries with a gift in his honor of this recognition (you can also include a note here).