Natixis 2018 Employee Giving Campaign Kicks Off

Natixis Employee Giving 2018

This week kicked off Natixis Investment Manager’s Employee Giving Campaign. St. Francis House is one of eleven partner charities that benefits from the generosity of Natixis and its employees. The campaign allows employees the opportunity to learn about the mission of nonprofit partners like St. Francis House and commit to donating in support of the […]

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St. Joseph’s School Student Council leads collection

St. Joseph's School Medford student council donations

St. Joseph’s School in Medford collected donations for St. Francis House The Student Council led students in grades one through to eight to collect donations for St. Francis House. Each grade was responsible for collecting multiples of a designated item, such as toothpaste. Collectively the students were able to donate many toiletries, winter essentials, and […]

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Citizens Bank Leads Financial Literacy Workshops for Moving Ahead Program

Citizens Bank Financial Literacy Workshop at SFH

For over 20 years, Citizens Bank has been a corporate partner and supporter of St. Francis House. Back in October, we announced that Citizens Bank was committing a $50,000 donation towards our 14 week vocational rehabilitation program, The Sullivan Family Moving Ahead Program (MAP). Since then, they’ve become embedded in our MAP curriculum. With new […]

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Karen: “I didn’t want to be just a one-time volunteer…I wanted to make a difference and a commitment to help turn someone’s life around.”

Karen Connor in Fresh Threads

Karen Connor shares some thoughts about what St. Francis House means to her. In searching for a meaningful volunteer opportunity, I found St. Francis House on the internet. I was impressed by the range of volunteer programs they offered and flexibility of schedules. I signed up immediately. I didn’t want to be a one-time volunteer.  Rather, […]

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Explorateur Shares the Love this Valentine’s Day

Explorateur wall covered in valentines for SFH

The team at Explorateur has wasted no time giving back to the community they are a part of. Launching their new restaurant just this past summer, the Explorateur team decided to support St. Francis House this Valentine’s Day in their Give Love promotion. They are encouraging customers and their fan base on social media to […]

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Building Impact partners with Globoforce to provide wellness kits

wellness kit assemblies building impact web

Building Impact in Partnership with Globoforce Supports St. Francis House with Wellness Kits With the influx of guests coming to St. Francis House for shelter from the freezing cold temperatures, our supply demand has also increased. This has inspired many of our corporate partners to lend extra support to St. Francis House. One of our […]

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East Boston Savings Bank Lends Support


East Boston Savings Bank Director of Marketing, Lisa Kornachuk and Chairman, President & CEO, Dick Gavegnano came in for a tour with Corporate Engagement Officer Meryl Pinette and Claudia Haydon. East Boston Savings Bank Lends Corporate Support Through Charitable Foundation St. Francis House was a recent recipient of a charitable donation through the East Boston […]

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Glenn: “One reason I support St. Francis House is that the work its staff does pays off.”

Glenn Seberg, St. Francis House supporter

Glenn, a supporter, shares some thoughts about what St. Francis House means to him. What’s most important to me is the spirit of the place, welcoming and accessible, where no one is rejected and many kinds of help are available. The sincere welcoming greetings I’ve observed right outside the front doors of St. Francis House […]

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Fr. Weiss: “I discovered connections to St. Francis House among many of my students and friends who volunteer or serve there.”

James Weiss, St. Francis House supporter

Fr. James Weiss, Episcopal priest and professor of social justice and vocational discovery at Boston College, shares some thoughts about what St. Francis House means to him. I wanted to support an agency with a wide range of services for the homeless and unemployed. As I began to make donations, I discovered connections to St. […]

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Public Consulting Group (PCG) Embarks on Ongoing Volunteering Program in MAP

PCG volunteers in Moving Ahead Program

PCG has been a long time corporate supporter of St. Francis House, committing to ongoing financial support of our programs and services. They are now committing to an ongoing volunteering partnership with St. Francis House, to offer their employees skills to our students in the Sullivan Family Moving Ahead Program (MAP). The program recently kicked […]

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