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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Carolyn Connors Women’s Center hosts annual Women’s Day

Every May our Carolyn Connors Women’s Center hosts a Day of Renewal around Mother’s Day for our women guests. The day-long program includes continental breakfast, spa pampering and beauty activities, guided meditation, and ends with a luncheon program including a motivational female speaker. Learn more about our Carolyn Connors Women’s Center. See the photos here. […]

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St. Francis House hosts City of Boston Housing Surge initiative

City of Boston Housing Surge St. Francis House hosted a housing surge. This event helped chronically homeless individuals complete all the documentation and application processes needed to move closer to permanent supportive housing. This event was an invaluable opportunity for the 51 participating to make significant progress on their housing applications. “Action Plan to End […]

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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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