Governor Baker awards funding to redevelop former Boston Young Men’s Christian Union Building

48 Boylston Street

It has long been our plan to renovate this beautiful, historic building to create 46 units of much needed affordable housing for homeless individuals and others with very modest incomes. On Monday, Governor Charlie Baker held a press conference at our newly acquired BYMCU building to announce $90 million in support for affordable housing projects […]

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Community Partners and Supporters August 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. Whole Foods of Charles River Plaza hosted a two-day shoe drive to raise awareness among Whole Food customers about St. Francis House. It […]

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Shooze Cruise sets sail and breaks records!

Shooze Cruise updates

Despite initial drizzles, the skies cleared for a beautiful sunset and tremendous dance party on the top deck of the Provincetown II last week Wednesday, August 10. Once all the shoes and funds were counted, we raised over $33,500 and collected over 300 pairs of shoes – which we started to distribute to our guests […]

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Meet Natixis Charity Champion Christian

Charity Champion Christian’s first time at St. Francis House “I first heard about St. Francis House through volunteer opportunities that my company was offering,” shared Christian, of Natixis Global Asset Management. “My first volunteer experience was in the kitchen, which was an eye-opening experience. It was impressive, but also difficult, to see firsthand how far […]

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Moving Ahead Program maintains level funding in MA State Budget

This month the final FY17 state budget was signed into law by Governor Baker, funding the Moving Ahead Program at $125,000, maintaining level funding from last year. This funding helps our students achieve employment, housing, and pathways to stability. Thank you to all who reached out to elected officials in the House and the Senate […]

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