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 are gearing up for their 13th annual rummage and bake sale at the Nazzaro Center. The event will be held on April 7 and 8. Last year the sale raised over $20,000 for St. Francis House. The group’s support over the years has cumulatively raised $200,000 for our […]

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Paula: “St. Francis House takes human beings who are struggling and makes them whole again”

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Paula O’Keeffe, a supporter, eagerly shares some thoughts about what St. Francis House means to her.  I first heard about St. Francis House and met President and CEO Karen LaFrazia through our shared involvement in the Midtown Park Plaza Neighborhood Association (MPPNA). I had been previously interested in homelessness because of my experience volunteering three […]

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Whole Foods Charles River Plaza partners with kitchen

Community efforts to benefit the kitchen Whole Foods Market Charles River Plaza hosted a broccoli drive in their store to benefit our kitchen. Shoppers participated in purchasing broccoli to be donated directly to St. Francis House, and the store provided a dollar-for-dollar match for each broccoli purchase up to 140 lbs! Lunch support: broccoli and helping […]

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Fidelity Investments Technology and Global Services Volunteer

Fidelity volunteers at St. Francis House

On Tuesday, a group of senior leaders from the Technology and Global Services branch at Fidelity Investments took time to volunteer at St. Francis House. Led by St. Francis House Board Member Stephen Neff,  Head of Technology and Global Services at Fidelity, the group helped serve lunch in the kitchen. With their support on our lunch line, […]

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WinterWyman Supports Women’s Center

Amy Finn, Carrie McGrath and Elizabeth Spayne from WinterWyman at the Women’s Center holiday party

#25 Days of Giving with WinterWyman WinterWyman supported the St, Francis House Women’s Center Holiday Party as day 24 of their “#25 Days of Giving” – a holiday themed community service program.  Other agencies they worked with included: Franciscan Children’s Hospital in Brighton, Somerville Cambridge Elder Housing, Boston Cares Bed Project, and the Massachusetts State […]

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Natixis Global Asset Management hosts winter drive

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Our Natixis Charity Team comes through again! This month, our Charity Team at Natixis Global Asset Management hosted a winter clothing drive for the guests of St. Francis House.  Clothing donations are essential for our guests.  Once sorted and sized, clothing is distributed to our guests through our Fresh Threads program. The bounty of items collected […]

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Harpoon Helps & Holiday Spirit

Harpoon Helpers at St. Francis House

Harpoon Helps is the charitable arm of Harpoon Brewery in Boston. The Harpoon Helps team weren’t actual elves, but they carried plenty of holiday spirit into St. Francis House on Saturday Dec 3.  The group brought festive supplies and created a winter scene on our 5th floor for our Moving Ahead Program students and staff to […]

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