#GivingTuesday is here!

Giving Tuesday 2018

Videos to inspire you about our programs and services. Please share. You could help change a life with just a click? On November 27, 2018 #GivingTuesday allows you to do just that. After the hustle of Black Friday and CyberMonday – two days of mass consumerism – think of St. Francis House on this global […]

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Happy Thanksgiving from St. Francis House

Happy Thanksgiving to all! We were thrilled to have Boston Mayor Martin J. Walsh, Police Commissioner William Gross, and Boston City Councilor Ed Flynn celebrate with us this Thanksgiving, as well as our Board Chairman Tim Egan.   More than 320 guests enjoyed their meals on linen covered tables and were served restaurant style by a cadre […]

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Trauma-informed care presentation

Katie Volk presents on trauma and trauma-informed care

What is trauma-informed care? On Thursday, September 27th, St. Francis House welcomed Katie Volk from the Center for Social Innovation for a presentation on trauma-informed care. Trauma-informed care endeavors to do no harm in a treatment framework that involves understanding and responsiveness. Because trauma is a universal experience, our staff members strive to care for guests […]

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Converse Captains This Year’s Shooze Cruise

Converse on board the Shooze Cruise

Partnership History Converse, a longtime supporter of St. Francis House, consistently provides brand new Converse sneakers for our guests who are in need of new shoes. Their donation of shoes allows us to stock up our Fresh Threads clothing department, a department which goes through over 200 pairs per month.  Converse also worked with us for […]

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Webster Bank Cruises into 2nd Shooze Cruise Sponsorship

Webster Bank on our Cruise

Long Term Partnership with Webster Bank Webster Bank is no stranger to participating in our annual fundraising events! Most recently they served as our Premier sponsor for our 2018 St. Francis House Boston Marathon Team, where they contributed to our $90k+ fundraising campaign. Their support has consistently grown year over year, and we are thrilled […]

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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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Another successful MAP Class graduates

Moving Ahead Program (MAP) is an important part of our larger Workforce Development program.  When the graduation day finally arrives, it is a special occasion for our students.  It’s the conclusion of 14 weeks of computer training, mock interviewing, workforce document creating and job searching. To celebrate, we welcome the family and friends of our students […]

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