MAP & Next Step receive HUD funding

HUD continues funding for MAP, Next Step

HUD Funding The Sullivan Family Moving Ahead Program and Next Step Supportive Housing Program both will continue to receive funding from the US Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) in conjunction with the City of Boston. Recently, the Boston Globe had an article noting The Boston organizations receiving grant money include the Pine Street Inn, Saint […]

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Marking National Homeless Memorial Day

Karen LaFrazia, Executive Director, St. Francis House

A message from Karen LaFrazia Tonight, as we eagerly mark the winter solstice as the turning point to longer days filled with sunshine, many in our community will be grappling with the longest night of the year. On this December 21, we mark National Homeless Memorial Day in recognition of all who passed away while […]

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Harpoon Helps & Holiday Spirit

Harpoon Helpers at St. Francis House

Harpoon Helps is the charitable arm of Harpoon Brewery in Boston. The Harpoon Helps team weren’t actual elves, but they carried plenty of holiday spirit into St. Francis House on Saturday Dec 3.  The group brought festive supplies and created a winter scene on our 5th floor for our Moving Ahead Program students and staff to […]

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Holiday Open House Welcomes Friends

Holiday Open House

Holiday Open House Last Wednesday night, we opened our doors to friends and donors for our Holiday Open House.  The evening was a chance for the development team to say “Thank you” for all the dedication and compassion our St. Francis House friends have shown us year round. Art Show and Sale The event featured […]

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John Hancock hosts holiday gift drive to benefit Next Step Residents

John Hancock Gift Drive collection for St. Francis House Next Step Residents

This holiday season is going to be a bit brighter for our Next Step residents, thanks to John Hancock employees! Staff from both the Westwood, MA and the Seaport, Boston, MA offices participated in a gift drive to benefit the 56 men and women who call 39 Boylston Street home. Holiday Cheer Employees got to […]

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City of Boston Neighborhood Development Profile: Doug DiMartile

Counseling Services

Here at St. Francis House, we partner with many fellow organizations and government agencies to help proactively alleviate hunger and homelessness in Boston. One of our staff members, Doug DiMartile, Manager of Guest Services has worked very closely with the City of Boston Department of Neighborhood Development Chronic Workgroup task force. Doug was recently profiled on the City […]

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