Northeastern Student Volunteer Emma Robinson

Emma and volunteers

From Colorado to Boston Every Tuesday morning from 7-9, Emma Robinson serves food in our kitchen for over 300 hungry guests coming through the front doors. Emma, a freshman at Northeastern University, started volunteering through the Alliance for Civically Engaged Students (ACES) at Northeastern. Incoming freshman students at Northeastern can join ACES and make a […]

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Dr. Trudy Good at St. Francis House

Trudy Good

Meet Dr. Trudy Good As a part of the RIZE grant, licensed clinical psychologist Dr. Trudy Good will be spending one Tuesday a month at St. Francis House, offering individual and group trauma counseling and support sessions for all staff members. Dr. Good, of the Riverside Trauma Center, comes to St. Francis House to offer […]

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I-Care Packages to support St. Francis House guests

Nashoba Regional High School I-care baskets

Abby Blackmore and Sophia Naroian recently donated I-Care packages filled with essential toiletry items to the guests of St. Francis House. Abby, a Senior at Nashoba Regional High School, first learned of St. Francis House while interning with Representative Kate Hogan last summer. While interning with Representative Hogan, Abby had the chance to hear Karen […]

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Shop AmazonSmile to benefit St. Francis House

Shop Amazon.Smile to help St. Francis House

How can you help St. Francis House while holiday shopping? Use AmazonSmile! Let’s face it, many of us wince at overcrowded malls and will be holiday shopping online this year.  Why not help St. Francis House in the process? Your online shopping can support St. Francis House and the AmazonSmile site is the way to do […]

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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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St. Francis House loves our block!

Love your block

On May 11, St. Francis House participated in the LOVE YOUR BLOCK event in Downtown Crossing.  As part of a city wide initiative, the LOVE YOUR BLOCK goal is to unite neighbors and communities through physical service, engagement, and youth development. Over 40 volunteers from neighborhood businesses and residences showed up to wield paint brushes and […]

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John Hancock partnership continues for Boston Marathon & One Boston Day

John hancock partnership elite runners donating shoes

For the third consecutive year, John Hancock leveraged their platform as a Boston Marathon sponsor to help promote St. Francis House. John Hancock has been a long time supporter of the work we do at St. Francis House. Whenever we have needed an extra set of hands, they’ve stepped in and offered their time and […]

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Thanks to Corporate Supporters participating in 2018 One Boston Day Drive!

Mayor Walsh participating in sneaker drive

This year’s One Boston Day drive was a huge success, due in large part to our corporate partners. A huge thank you goes to John Hancock, who has continued to provide tremendous support to us for both One Boston Day and the Boston Marathon, year over year. You can read more about our partnership with […]

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New England Patriots Charitable Foundation Gets Involved

You may have read about our Super Bowl Tailgate party back in February, where the New England Patriots Foundation graciously contributed gear to make the Super Bowl a memorable experience for our guests. Guests also watched a special video message from Robert Kraft, which made the event particularly special. The Patriots’ involvement with our organization […]

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Webster Bank is Premier Sponsor of St. Francis House 2018 Boston Marathon Team

Webster GroupandMerylPinette for web

This year St. Francis House has had the most successful Boston Marathon campaign yet, raising over $90,000. A huge thanks goes to our premier corporate sponsor, Webster Bank, who was integral in the success of this fundraising campaign. The Webster Way Webster Bank demonstrates their commitment to the community they work in through a variety […]

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