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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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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