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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Webster Bank captains support of 14th Annual Shooze Cruise

Webster Bank support 14th Annual Shooze Cruise

Above, clockwise from left: Larry Selnick, Chris Silva, Haley Smith, Anthony Singleton, Bill Lionhood, and Kathy Luria from Webster Bank; Janet Collins with United Way of Massachusetts Bay and Merrimack Valley; Deb Drapalla, and Rob Torres with Webster. Webster Bank crew onboard the 14th annual Shooze Cruise As part of their ongoing commitment to helping […]

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#ShoozeCruise 2017 = success

Shooze Cruise sunset

Oh Buoy! The 14th Annual Shooze Cruise, presented by the Emerging Leaders of St. Francis House set sail on Wednesday, August 9th, 2017. On a delightful 75° evening, attendees boarded the Provincetown II from the Seaport’s World Trade Center Pier with new men’s shoes in hand. Early in the night As attendees arrived and crossed […]

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Clarks Americas Supports Shooze Cruise and People in Need

Clarks Shoemakers

Clarks sponsors 14th Annual Shooze Cruise Clarks Americas has been a long time supporter of St. Francis House – so it is no surprise that they are a sponsor once again for our annual Shooze Cruise! But their support doesn’t stop there. You’ll see a number of Clarks shoes onboard and at our Shooze Cruise […]

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Press Release: Annual Shooze Cruise sets sail August 9

Shooze Cruise August

Contact: Sharon Lee Phone: (617) 457-1048 Email: slee@stfrancishouse.org ST. FRANCIS HOUSE ANNUAL SHOOZE CRUISE SETS SAIL AUGUST 9 14th Annual Shooze Cruise to collect shoes for the poor and homeless BOSTON – August 1, 2017 – Join the Emerging Leaders of St. Francis House as they present their signature event, the 14th annual Shooze Cruise, […]

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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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North 26 Restaurant Caters Shooze Cruise 2017

North 26, Chef Julia

As our 14th Annual Shooze Cruise approaches, we want to spread the news about the wonderfully generous folks at North 26 Restaurant and the Millenunim Bostonian Hotel, who graciously provide the amazing buffet spread on board. Chef Julia Brant of North 26 Restaurant, got involved in the 2015 cruise by sending St. Francis House an email […]

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Keep an ear out for WERS 88.9, our neighbor and community partner

WERS records SFH public service announcement for Shooze Cruise

WERS 88.9 You may know WERS as that radio station that broadcasts from the corner of the Boston Common, part of Emerson College, with that cool DJ booth you like to wave to when you walk past.  You’re right! And to St. Francis House, they are a community partner who supports our agency by providing […]

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