Meet Emerging Leader Emily Perrotti

Emerging Leader Emily P.

“My time working with the Emerging Leaders gave me the opportunity to stay connected to an organization that means a lot to me, and that I know is doing incredibly important work in the Boston community.” Emily’s Emerging Leader Experience Emily first learned about St. Francis House during her time working at the PULSE Program while attending Boston College. She worked […]

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Another Shooze Cruise in the books

AHOY! The 15th Annual Shooze Cruise, presented by the Emerging Leaders of St. Francis House set sail on Wednesday, August 8th, 2018. As tides were rising, attendees boarded the Provincetown II from the Seaport’s World Trade Center Pier with new or gently used men’s shoes in hand. After the counting was complete, we collected over 300 pairs […]

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Aron: “…this on-the-ground work helped convey a sense of commitment to ending homelessness by being present and reaching out to those on the street.”

Homeless Census

Aron Thiim (left), a St. Francis House Emerging Leader, shares his experience participating in the City of Boston’s homeless census this past January The City of Boston led its annual homeless census on January 31, 2018. Many volunteers including St. Francis House President and CEO, Karen LaFrazia, and staff members, took to the streets to […]

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Marathon themed Race to the Finish Line party a hit

2017 Team SFH

On April 12, over 100 St. Francis House supporters gathered at Joe’s American Bar and Grille on the Waterfront to celebrate and raise funds for Team St. Francis House.  The event was part of the St. Francis House’s marathon campaign to raise $69,000 for our programs and services.  Race to the Finish Line was organized […]

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Avalon Bay sails into new partnership

Avalon Bay sponsors ShoozeCruise

AvalonBay sponsors 14th Annual Shooze Cruise It all started with a day of volunteering in the kitchen and clothing department! AvalonBay decided to host a volunteer day to give back to their local community. We are thrilled that they have now become one of our newest Corporate Partners! After their time food prepping and distributing […]

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Meet Marie Hardie, working to incentivize Shooze Cruise Host Committee

Marie, Emerging Leader

Marie initially became associated with St. Francis House as a Senior in high school, when a capstone style paper she wrote on social justice and poverty, ended with her volunteering at St. Francis House.  Years later, after earning her degree in Finance/Accounting from Fairfield University, she was looking for ways to volunteer and give back […]

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Emerging Leaders chart another Shooze Cruise voyage for 2017

The planning is underway for 2017 Shooze Cruise The Emerging Leaders of St. Francis House are busy planning the 14th Annual Shooze Cruise.  The annual harbor cruise is a highlight of the summer season and will take place on August 9th at 7pm onboard the Provincetown II. The cruise started as the brainchild of then […]

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Meet Molly, a St. Francis House Emerging Leader!

Molly Griffiths Emerging Leader

“I first heard of the Emerging Leaders group through my mom, Gera, who is a weekly volunteer here at St. Francis House.” Molly has been an active member of the Emerging Leaders Young Professionals group for approximately a year now. Molly’s experience She shares, “My experience thus far has been extremely rewarding. It has allowed me […]

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