Keep an ear out for WERS 88.9, our neighbor and community partner

WERS records SFH public service announcement for Shooze Cruise

WERS 88.9 You may know WERS as that radio station that broadcasts from the corner of the Boston Common, part of Emerson College, with that cool DJ booth you like to wave to when you walk past.  You’re right! And to St. Francis House, they are a community partner who supports our agency by providing […]

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Neighboring Hotels & Residences Give Back through Community Volunteering!

Kensington staff Serving June 2017 news post

We so often hear volunteer groups who come in and say “you’re right around the corner, and we had no idea!” Sometimes our day to day routine makes it so easy to not notice what’s right in front of us. Recently we’ve experienced an influx of volunteer groups from neighboring hotels and residences who wanted […]

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Natixis Global Asset Management Donates Professional Clothing

Tie Donation 6.7.17 Natixis Global Asset Management

Clothing donations for Sullivan Family Moving Ahead Program St. Francis House relies heavily on the generosity and support of our Corporate Partners. And it’s a win-win when we can work with our Corporate Partners in a way that benefits both organizations. When one of our Corporate Partners, Natixis, recently made the transition from business attire […]

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Bank of America Charitable Foundation awards $15,000 to fund Basic Services

Volunteers helping at Fresh Threads Clothing Department - clothes

Bank of America Charitable Foundation St. Francis House is thrilled to receive $15,000 from Bank of America Charitable Foundation this week as an investment in our basic needs programs and services. This funding will allow St. Francis House to help improve our guests’ economic mobility through the multitude of services we provide in our Day Shelter. […]

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Liberty Mutual Serves at St. Francis House During National Volunteer Week

Serve with Liberty Mutual at St. Francis House

National Volunteer Week also for Companies St. Francis House recently celebrated National Volunteer Week at the end of April. The concept of corporate volunteer week has taken off, with many businesses establishing regular volunteer opportunities to get their employees involved in the communities where they work and play. We have been lucky as the destination of choice for […]

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Meryl Pinette joins St. Francis House as Corporate Engagement Officer

Meryl Pinette joins St. Francis Hous

Meryl Pinette has joined St. Francis House as our new Corporate Engagement Officer, working with corporate partners in the Greater Boston area to enhance their partnerships with St. Francis House. Invested in developing uniquely tailored collaborations with corporate partners, Meryl seeks to highlight their specific priorities and our mission.  She thrives on finding untapped partnerships in the Boston […]

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John Hancock supports St. Francis House for One Boston Day

Elite field of marathoners donate shoes for One Boston Day

The talk around Boston during the marathon season is John Hancock, the major sponsor of the most iconic race on Earth – the Boston Marathon – and a huge participant in all the citywide events that weekend. This year they teamed up with St. Francis House for some special events around One Boston Day, April 15, […]

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Craig’s Kempo Karate Kick-a-thon Continues!

Kempo Karate Fundraiser for St. Francis House

Craig’s Kempo Karate in Watertown continued their support of St. Francis House by pledging the proceeds of their annual Kickathon, held on March 18th, to St. Francis House. Hundreds of students from the Watertown dojo were in attendance Saturday at the Boys & Girls Club in Watertown to kick to their heart’s content, with each […]

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Webster Bank sponsors 2017 Boston Marathon team

Webster Bank supports St. Francis House

 Photo: Christopher Silva, market sales specialist; Anthony Singleton, Downtown Crossing Banking Center Manager; Haley Smith, Downtown Crossing Asst Banking Center Manager; Sumakshi Vali, Regional Manager; Jennifer Zhang, Downtown Crossing Banker; Bill Lionhood, Boston Market Manager Webster Bank has committed to support Team St. Francis House at the $2,500 level! In addition to this financial support, Webster Bank is gearing up for […]

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North End Friends annual bake sale and flea market to benefit St. Francis House

North End Friends Bake Sale

North End Friends of St. Francis House recently completed the 13th annual rummage and bake sale at the Nazzaro Center. The event was held held on April 7 and 8. This year the sale raised $20,000 for St. Francis House. The group’s support over the years has cumulatively raised $200,000 for our programs.  The North […]

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