Long-time volunteer recognized as 2017 Myra Kraft Community MVP

Jerry Ferrera Kraft MVP award honoree 2017

We were honored to nominate and have our long-time supporter, Jerry Ferrera, recognized by the Patriots Charitable Foundation as a 2017 Myra Kraft Community MVP. Recognition Luncheon at Gillette Stadium On Thursday, June 8, 2017 Jerry and 25 other individuals were recognized at Gillette Stadium for their volunteer efforts n their communities. In addition to personal recognition […]

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Shooze Cruise sets sail and breaks records!

Shooze Cruise updates

Despite initial drizzles, the skies cleared for a beautiful sunset and tremendous dance party on the top deck of the Provincetown II last week Wednesday, August 10. Once all the shoes and funds were counted, we raised over $33,500 and collected over 300 pairs of shoes – which we started to distribute to our guests […]

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Planned Giving: John P. McGonagle Legacy Society

“It’s really important,” to Martin and Claudia Yapp, who have included St. Francis House in their estate planning. Says Claudia, “Our marginalized and suffering brothers and sisters can’t be forgotten when we die because they are our brothers and sisters and they are in need. That is what we are here to do, support one […]

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Community Partners and Supporters June 2016

Thank you to all the many individuals, groups, and corporate supporters who help strengthen our community. We are grateful for all the forms of support provided to St. Francis House every day. Microsoft has been conducting training courses in Microsoft Office programs such as Outlook, Excel, and Powerpoint for our Moving Ahead Program classes! Half […]

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Founder’s Society Appreciation Event celebrates 406 members

Founder’s Society Event We hosted our annual private cocktail reception at the Lenox Hotel. Executive Director Karen LaFrazia shared new updates about St. Francis House, including our recent purchase of 48 Boylston Street. Geddy, a MAP alumni, closed the evening with a personal speech about his experience with the Moving Ahead Program. The St. Francis […]

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Community Partners and Supporters May 2016

Thank you to all the many individuals, groups, and corporate supporters who help strengthen our community. We are grateful for all the forms of support provided to St. Francis House every day. North End Friends of St. Francis House hosted their 12th annual rummage and bake sale at the Nazzaro Center, raising over $20,000 this […]

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Jean Mayer USDA Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging partners with our kitchen

The Jean Mayer USDA Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging (HNRCA) partners with the Massachusetts Horticultural Society on a Community Vegetable Garden in the lobby of their building, donating the freshly grown vegetables and herbs to our kitchen. This partnership ensures that here at St. Francis House, we are able to consistently provide vital high […]

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Community Partners and Supporters April 2016

Thank you to all the many individuals, groups, and corporate supporters who help strengthen our community. We are grateful for all the forms of support provided to St. Francis House every day. Craig’s Kempo Karate Academy of Watertown selected St. Francis House as the beneficiary of their kickathon. Students kicked over 45,000 times to raise […]

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Boston Marathon team celebrates at Race To Finish Line Party

Our marathon team had a busy start to April. On Wednesday, April 13, the Race to The Finish Line cocktail fundraiser hosted by our Emerging Leaders brought together the runners with their supporters to enjoy music and cocktails along with raffle prizes. At the event, Executive Director Karen LaFrazia addressed the commitment and dedication of […]

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