JetBlue Raffle winners find sunny oasis in Florida

JetBlue winner

Bon Voyage! When the bitter winter weather begins to creep into Boston’s daily forecast, most of us dream of warm destinations, sitting on a beach, looking out at the beautiful blue ocean, feeling the warm sand beneath our toes, and soaking in the sun’s hot rays. For most of us, dreams of escaping Boston’s winter […]

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Annual Holiday Party at the Women’s Center

women enjoy food and friends at holiday party

Annual Holiday Party On Wednesday, December 19th, the Carolyn Connors Women’s Center celebrated its annual holiday party! This year the party was held on the fifth floor for the first time, allowing for more space and comfortable seating for everyone.  As a result, approximately 70 ladies came to celebrate, enjoying catered food and dessert, lots […]

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St. Francis House Fair hosted in Atrium

SFH fair

St. Francis House Fair With a variety of programs and services spread across ten floors in the building, St. Francis House offers a plethora of resources to guests. St. Francis House strives to make guests feel welcome from the moment they step foot into the building with a warm greeting from staff members and access […]

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St. Francis House Welcomes Cardinal Sean O’Malley on Christmas Day

Cardinal O'Malley at St. Francis House

BOSTON, December 25, 2018 – St. Francis House welcomed Cardinal Sean O’Malley for a special prayer service with our guests and neighbors prior to the special Christmas Day luncheon meal. More than 350 of Boston’s poor and homeless guests were served “restaurant style” by a cadre of over 55 volunteers. As he has for the […]

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#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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