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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All aboard the 14th Annual Shooze Cruise!

2016 Shooze Cruise boat sign

This year’s #ShoozeCruise is Wednesday, August 9, 2017 Provincetown II: 200 Seaport Boulevard, Boston Boarding: 6:30pm Cruise: 7:00 – 10:00pm Admission: $40 plus a new pair of men’s shoes, sneakers or boots (size 9-13) Must be 21+ for entry #ShoozeCruise The annual Shooze Cruise is our signature boat party hosted by our Emerging Leaders. Attendees […]

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One Boston Day 2017

Media Advisory One Boston Day John Hancock Sneaker Drive

The third annual One Boston Day is on Saturday, April 15 and you can help make a difference with St. Francis House. As the City of Boston celebrates One Boston Day, we invite you to mark the day with St. Francis House. One Boston Day is an annual opportunity for businesses, organizations, and individuals to […]

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PRESS RELEASE: Webster Bank sponsors St. Francis House Boston Marathon Team

2017 Marathon Team sponsored by Webster Bank

Contact: Christina Smith (617) 457-1002 csmith@stfrancishouse.org Webster Bank sponsors St. Francis House Boston Marathon Team BOSTON, April 6, 2017 – The journey out of homelessness is like running a marathon: one step leads to another, mile after mile. St. Francis House is thrilled to announce that five runners will be participating in the 2017 Boston […]

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Holiday Open House Welcomes Friends

Holiday Open House

Holiday Open House Last Wednesday night, we opened our doors to friends and donors for our Holiday Open House.  The evening was a chance for the development team to say “Thank you” for all the dedication and compassion our St. Francis House friends have shown us year round. Art Show and Sale The event featured […]

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Somerville Resident Volunteers at St. Francis House for Thanksgiving Dinner

Somerville resident volunteers at St. Francis House

BOSTON, November 24, 2016 –St. Francis House hosted its Annual Thanksgiving Day luncheon meal with support from Boston Mayor Martin J. Walsh and Somerville resident MaryCatherine Conceison. More than 350 of Boston’s poor and homeless guests enjoyed their meals “restaurant style” with the assistance of more than 45 volunteers. Why I chose to volunteer on Thanksgiving […]

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Mayor Walsh visits St. Francis House on Thanksgiving

Mayor Walsh outside St. Francis House on THanksgiving 2016

BOSTON, November 24, 2016 –St. Francis House hosted its Annual Thanksgiving Day luncheon meal with support from Boston Mayor Martin J. Walsh. More than 350 of Boston’s poor and homeless guests enjoyed their meals “restaurant style” with the assistance of more than 45 volunteers. Mayor Martin J. Walsh’s Visit He visited St. Francis House along […]

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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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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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