RIZE grant will benefit St. Francis House

RIZE Massachusetts

By now, we’re all aware of the opioid epidemic that is plaguing our community. At St. Francis House, we have seen up close and personal how this scourge impacts the people that we serve. As part of our mission to rebuild lives, we’re committed to doing everything we can to alleviate the impacts of this […]

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Envisioning 48 Boylston Street

We’re making tremendous progress on our project at 48 Boylston, and with each report we receive from the construction manager, it’s getting easier to envision what this beautiful building is becoming. Where today there’s just framing and plumbing stacks, we’re envisioning lovely apartments – 46 units of affordable housing – that will in just a […]

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Meet Gerry M.

Gerry M. a spotlight volunteer

If it’s “iHop Wednesday” at St. Francis House, you are sure to find volunteer Gerry in our kitchen, starting at 6:30am.  Quick to smile, give an elbow-bump,  or call our guests “Boss” or “Captain” when handing out breakfast and lunch, Gerry has been serving weekly for 6 years in our kitchen. The affectionately-known Wednesday Crew […]

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Northeastern Center for Community Service supports clothing department

Northeastern University Volunteers in Fresh Threads clothing

Northeastern University has been a source of support for St. Francis House for several years, with over a dozen student groups getting involved in our work through volunteerism. For the past 10 years the Northeastern Center for Community Service, a department of City and Community Affairs, has offered grants to students or student groups seeking […]

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Founder’s Event Celebration at the Lenox Hotel

Founders Event Invitation

An appreciation event for our invaluable donors On Wednesday, June 6th, St. Francis House hosted an appreciation event for the Founder’s Society at the Lenox Hotel.  The cocktail reception was presented by long-term corporate supporter, Natixis Global Asset Management.  The event recognized the Founder’s Society, a committed group of donors who support St. Francis House […]

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Volunteer appreciation event at Maggiano’s

Volunteer dinner

On Tuesday, April 24th, over 80 volunteers and staff gathered at Maggiano’s Little Italy to celebrate the work that volunteers do to further the mission of St. Francis House. Volunteers allow us to provide the refuge and pathways to stability that are critical to helping guests rebuild their lives. April is National Volunteer Month, and […]

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