Community Partners and Supporters April 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. Craig’s Kempo Karate Academy of Watertown selected St. Francis House as the beneficiary of their kickathon. Students kicked over 45,000 times to raise […]

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Center for Social Innovation: Racism contributes towards Homelessness

Many staff attended “A Conversation About Racism and Homelessness” hosted by the Center for Social Innovation (C4). The panel featured Commissioner Monica Bharel, MD, MPH, Massachusetts Department of Public Health, along with Jeff Olivet, CEO, and Marc Dones, Senior Analyst of Health Policy, both of C4. The powerfully illuminating discussion was attended by over 135 […]

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Boston Marathon team celebrates at Race To Finish Line Party

Our marathon team had a busy start to April. On Wednesday, April 13, the Race to The Finish Line cocktail fundraiser hosted by our Emerging Leaders brought together the runners with their supporters to enjoy music and cocktails along with raffle prizes. At the event, Executive Director Karen LaFrazia addressed the commitment and dedication of […]

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St. Francis House, Boston Employment Network job fair profiled on WBUR

The Boston Employment Network (BEN) is part of Mayor Marty Walsh’s action plan to end chronic homelessness in Boston. St. Francis House is a member of the BEN along with Pine Street Inn, the New England Center for Homeless Veterans, Project Place, and several other agencies. BEN Job Fair The Boston Employment Network hosted a […]

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Volunteer Antonia celebrates five years leading Music Group and Choir

Antonia is a classically trained pianist marking five years volunteering with the Music Group here at St. Francis House. Empowering guests with the therapeutic benefits of music, she leads the drop-in music group and the St. Francis House Choir. The drop-in group is very participatory. Guests stop by to sing, play instruments, or simply listen […]

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