Somerville Resident Volunteers at St. Francis House for Thanksgiving Dinner

Somerville resident volunteers at St. Francis House

BOSTON, November 24, 2016 –St. Francis House hosted its Annual Thanksgiving Day luncheon meal with support from Boston Mayor Martin J. Walsh and Somerville resident MaryCatherine Conceison. More than 350 of Boston’s poor and homeless guests enjoyed their meals “restaurant style” with the assistance of more than 45 volunteers. Why I chose to volunteer on Thanksgiving […]

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Mayor Walsh visits St. Francis House on Thanksgiving

Mayor Walsh outside St. Francis House on THanksgiving 2016

BOSTON, November 24, 2016 –St. Francis House hosted its Annual Thanksgiving Day luncheon meal with support from Boston Mayor Martin J. Walsh. More than 350 of Boston’s poor and homeless guests enjoyed their meals “restaurant style” with the assistance of more than 45 volunteers. Mayor Martin J. Walsh’s Visit He visited St. Francis House along […]

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Financial Services Week – A Win for Everyone!

Natixis Volunteers

We are proud to have celebrated our first annual Financial Services Week. Financial Services Week coincided with National Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week as an opportunity for our partners in the financial services community to volunteer and support the basic services at St. Francis House.  It was a huge success! We were lucky enough to close […]

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UNIQLO gives back to St. Francis House

uniqlo donations

St. Francis House has a Fresh Threads program that distributes full, fresh changes of clothing every week to men and women in need. This month, UNIQLO donated casual wear for men and women. After the delivery was made, UNIQLO staff came in for a volunteer day, helping process, sort, and distribute their donated clothing to […]

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NRG staff volunteer on Veteran’s Day

On Veteran’s Day, Team NRG joined St. Francis House to prepare and serve breakfast to our homeless guests. With the volunteer day spearheaded by Valencia Miner and Chris Taylor, NRG staff not only provided their time, but the company also awarded St. Francis House a $5,000 grant towards basic services. Chris Taylor of NRG explained, “St. […]

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All The Way Home 2016

On Wednesday October 26, more than 440 of Boston’s most influential business leaders, philanthropists and advocates were at the Fairmont Copley Plaza to support St. Francis House’s 15th Annual  All The Way Home Gala. The event celebrates and raises funds for St. Francis House, Boston’s largest day shelter, providing refuge and pathways to stability for […]

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Boston Globe: “His coat drive won’t stop even though he’s gone”

For 30 years, an unassuming gentleman, Mr. John Dodge of Bedford, MA hosted a winter coat drive every November. Over three decades,  he collected hundreds of coats, sending them to St. Francis House to be distributed to guests in need through our Fresh Threads clothing program. This past August 2016, Mr. Dodge passed away. Check out […]

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Shop AmazonSmile to benefit St. Francis House

Shop Amazon.Smile to help St. Francis House

How can you help St. Francis House while holiday shopping? Use AmazonSmile! Let’s face it, many of us wince at overcrowded malls and will be holiday shopping online this year.  Why not help St. Francis House in the process? Your online shopping can support St. Francis House and the AmazonSmile site is the way to do […]

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