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

natixis-socks-gloves-drive

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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John Hancock hosts holiday gift drive to benefit Next Step Residents

John Hancock Gift Drive collection for St. Francis House Next Step Residents

This holiday season is going to be a bit brighter for our Next Step residents, thanks to John Hancock employees! Staff from both the Westwood, MA and the Seaport, Boston, MA offices participated in a gift drive to benefit the 56 men and women who call 39 Boylston Street home. Holiday Cheer Employees got to […]

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Bank of America supports St. Francis House

Bank of America check presentation

Bank of America gives “big” support to St. Francis House on Giving Tuesday On November 29, #GivingTuesday, some employees from Bank of America gathered in our 6th floor conference room to present a $15,000 check to St. Francis House and our President, Karen LaFrazia.  The “big check” (literally) represented a grant award by the Bank […]

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Citizens Bank Awards St. Francis House $50,000

Rick Musiol, SVP, Public Affairs, Citizens Bank staff presented a $50,000 grant to Karen LaFrazia, Executive Director, St. Francis House on #GivingTuesday

To support basic services of meals, clothing, and counseling support for individuals experiencing poverty or homelessness Presented on #GivingTuesday 2016 BOSTON – November 29, 2016 –Citizens Bank has awarded St. Francis House with a $50,000 gift to support their basic services, counseling and supportive housing initiatives as a low-barrier shelter turning no one away. They […]

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Financial Services Week – A Win for Everyone!

Natixis Volunteers

We are proud to have celebrated our first annual Financial Services Week. Financial Services Week coincided with National Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week as an opportunity for our partners in the financial services community to volunteer and support the basic services at St. Francis House.  It was a huge success! We were lucky enough to close […]

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