Natixis Honored for Charitable Giving

St. Francis House was delighted when the Boston Business Journal recently named Natixis Global Asset Management the No. 1 company in Greater Boston for charitable giving. Natixis employees donate an average of $821 a year per person to support local charities, including St. Francis House. “We are very proud of our partnership with Natixis,” said […]

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Extraordinary Vision

On September 22, our Executive Director, Karen LaFrazia, was honored for her outstanding leadership by the nonprofit HomeStart Inc., at the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library. “Karen is a leader and visionary in her approach to providing shelter and rehabilitative programs for the poor and homeless in greater Boston,” said Linda Wood-Boyle, President and CEO […]

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Director’s Message: Winter 2012

People often ask me if the holiday season is depressing at St. Francis House, and my answer is always a resounding “No, it’s my favorite time of year.” I have my aunt to thank for that. Aunt Dot dedicated her life to the Salvation Army. She ran a meals program when I was a child, […]

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Beyond the Basics: Winter 2012

At St. Francis House, we provide all of the tools and services our guests need to rebuild their lives. Our dedicated volunteers help us do that by providing assistance and classes that address both basic and complex needs. Last year, more than 320 volunteers served a total of 23,382 hours, helping us keep our promise […]

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Guest Profile: Ingredients for Change

Mike knew from a very young age that he had the potential to become a great chef. “Everyone in my family knows how to cook,” he says. “My mother was a good cook, my father was a good cook, my grandfather was a good cook. It runs in my family on both sides and came […]

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