December 2017 Newsletter

December Newsletter 2017

Want to get our monthly e-newsletter in your inbox on the third Thursday of the month? Sign up at the bottom of this page! News & Updates National Homeless Memorial Day: A reflection Today’s winter solstice is the longest night of the year to be homeless. Read Karen’s brief reflection on the importance of remembering […]

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National Homeless Memorial Day 2017: A message from Karen LaFrazia

Karen LaFrazia, Executive Director, St. Francis House

Even when the dark comes crashing through When you need a friend to carry you And when you’re broken on the ground You will be found… This past summer I saw Dear Evan Hansen, a beautiful, tragic, yet ultimately redemptive musical about the ripple effects of a young man’s death. The show’s music is gorgeous, […]

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Happy New Year, Happy Groundbreaking at 48 Boylston Street!

What is 48 Boylston Street? 48 Boylston Street is the former Boston Young Men’s Christian Union building. St. Francis House, in partnership with the Planning Office of Urban Affairs, purchased the building with the vision of creating 46 units of affordable housing, a social enterprise creating employment training and new jobs for homeless individuals, and […]

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Santander Bank Funds Upcoming Social Enterprise at 48 Boylston

Banco Santander

Santander Bank has been a long term corporate supporter of St. Francis House. From volunteering and donating clothing, to providing financial support for our programming, they continue to expand their holistic support. Current Moving Ahead Program collaboration With a philanthropic focus on financial education and workforce development, Santander Bank employees found themselves at home within […]

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Eataly Encourages Customers to Donate to St. Francis House in Holiday Giving Campaign

The holidays remind us of the incredible support we have received from the community, including corporate partners like Eataly. Eataly has launched their first long term charity promotion in their Boston location. For the entire month of December and January, customers who shop at Eataly are invited at the cash registers to donate to St. […]

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