A Word of Thanks

Thank you to these individuals, organizations, and companies for their generous donations of time, materials, and talent: Men’s Wearhouse, for partnering with us for its 5th annual National Suit Drive. Throughout July, stores across eastern Massachusetts collected men’s and women’s suits, shirts, jackets, and pairs of slacks. This clothing will benefit MAP students as they […]

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Investing for the Future

Timothy Nolan and his wife, Carolyn, are the youngest members of the John P. McGonagle Legacy Society. The couple joined shortly before their 2011 wedding, naming St. Francis House as the beneficiary of their life insurance policy. “Carolyn and I wanted to make our commitment to St. Francis House a permanent one,” says Tim, who […]

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John P. McGonagle Society: Fall 2012

Share your bread with the hungry and shelter the homeless poor; then your light will shine like the dawn. – Isaiah 58:7-8 Each year, more than 2,000 homeless men and women receive care and comfort, thanks to those who remembered St. Francis House in their estate plans. We are deeply grateful to the following individuals […]

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Director’s Message: Fall 2012

Dear Friends, Most of us think of Labor Day as our last chance for a barbeque or trip to the beach before the new school year starts and the warm days of summer give way to hectic fall schedules. Yet the holiday actually celebrates something far more important: the dignity and value of work. Our […]

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New Space, New Possibilities

First-time visitors to our new fifth- floor usually stop, mutter “wow,” and stand for a minute with mouths wide open. Welcome to the award- winning Sullivan Family Moving Ahead Program (MAP), which has doubled in size and capacity and is now more effective than ever. “The floor is stunning,” says Joe Texeira, Manager of MAP, […]

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Guest Profile: From Class 63 to Radiology

Rodney smiles broadly when he thinks about how good his life is now, after years of wandering down the wrong path. “My father would be proud of me. When I was growing up, he always said, ‘Make sure you always have a job, and make sure you are a good worker. Your integrity and your […]

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