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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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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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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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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Financial Service Week engages Boston firms in volunteerism

Bank of America volunteers

St. Francis House is officially half way through our very first Financial Services Week, done in support of National Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week. Open exclusively to our corporate partners in the financial sector, Financial Services Week was created with the hope of the financial community coming together to volunteer and support the basic services […]

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Meet Natixis Charity Champion Christian

Charity Champion Christian’s first time at St. Francis House “I first heard about St. Francis House through volunteer opportunities that my company was offering,” shared Christian, of Natixis Global Asset Management. “My first volunteer experience was in the kitchen, which was an eye-opening experience. It was impressive, but also difficult, to see firsthand how far […]

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