Volunteer Stories: Fabiana Videla

St. Francis House Volunteer Fabiana Videla

Meet St. Francis House Volunteer Fabiana Videla Fabiana Videla has given over 1,500 hours of her time to the St. Francis House kitchen where she has volunteered three times a week since 2012. The Argentina native came to Phoenix, Arizona, in 2004 and to Boston in 2011. Now a Brookline resident, she is confident that […]

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Volunteer Stories: Bob Conlin

Bob Conlin, St. Francis House Volunteer

Meet St. Francis House Volunteer Bob Conlin Bob Conlin associates the beginning of his time as a St. Francis House volunteer with former President Bill Clinton’s nomination. The Dorchester resident has been at it for 20 years and is SFH’s longest-serving volunteer. The father of seven says that volunteerism runs in the family, mentioning that […]

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Community Partners and Supporters June 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. Microsoft has been conducting training courses in Microsoft Office programs such as Outlook, Excel, and Powerpoint for our Moving Ahead Program classes! Half […]

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Founder’s Society Appreciation Event celebrates 406 members

Founder’s Society Event We hosted our annual private cocktail reception at the Lenox Hotel. Executive Director Karen LaFrazia shared new updates about St. Francis House, including our recent purchase of 48 Boylston Street. Geddy, a MAP alumni, closed the evening with a personal speech about his experience with the Moving Ahead Program. The St. Francis […]

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Karen LaFrazia spoke on NECN with Executive Director of Pine Street Inn

NECN’s “The Take” hosted Karen along with Pine Street Inn’s Lyndia Downie for a discussion about the struggles that homeless individuals are facing. Acknowledging the support of our neighbors and community, Karen pinned focus on the State to increase funding in line with the overwhelming strain on our coalition as a statewide safety net for […]

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Behind the Scenes: St. Francis House Latino Support Group

St. Francis House is constantly evolving to better engage our guests. That said, our Latino Support Group is the longest running support group here at St. Francis House! This group has met weekly for the past fifteen years, working in a psychoeducation format with Spanish-speaking men who have interest in achieving or maintaining sobriety. Discover […]

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Volunteer Stories: Katie Hayward

Katie Hayward, St. Francis House Volunteer

Meet Katie Hayward, a St. Francis House Volunteer Katie Hayward of Beacon Hill is a busy Boston College senior, juggling her studies with a number of extra-curricular activities including serving as co-president of the Boston College Campus School for children with disabilities and as a member of the Pulse Program for Service Learning’s Council. But […]

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