Community Partners and Supporters March 2016

Thank you to all the many individuals, groups, and corporate supporters who help strengthen our community. We are grateful for all the forms of support provided to St. Francis House every day. Partners Healthcare was behind the counter earlier this month during one of their recurring volunteer shifts to help serve lunch. We love seeing […]

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Gerry on volunteering here at St. Francis House

Gerry shares, “I remember the first time I volunteered. It was overwhelming to see the sheer number of people coming through for breakfast or lunch nonstop for 90 minutes straight. The kitchen staff really connect with the guests, and I’m so thankful for the opportunity to help.” He has volunteered here every Wednesday for the […]

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John Hancock hosting One Boston Day shoe drive

One Boston Day shoe drive collection box

John Hancock has launched a shoe drive to benefit St. Francis House. There will be collection bins strategically placed throughout Boston on One Boston Day, Friday, April 15, 2016. Please consider donating a pair of shoes! Our Fresh Threads department distributes 3,000 pairs of shoes every year, unable to meet the full demand from those […]

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Karen LaFrazia counters Justin Keller of San Francisco, CA

You may have recently heard about “Tech Bro” Justin Keller, who made nationwide news saying he feels he “shouldn’t have to see the pain, struggle, and despair of homeless people” in San Francisco. Executive Director Karen LaFrazia penned a stirring response on the (in)visibility of homeless individuals in Boston, and the compassion of our community. […]

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