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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Founder’s Event Celebration at the Lenox Hotel

Founders Event Invitation

An appreciation event for our invaluable donors On Wednesday, June 6th, St. Francis House hosted an appreciation event for the Founder’s Society at the Lenox Hotel.  The cocktail reception was presented by long-term corporate supporter, Natixis Global Asset Management.  The event recognized the Founder’s Society, a committed group of donors who support St. Francis House […]

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Volunteer appreciation event at Maggiano’s

Volunteer dinner

On Tuesday, April 24th, over 80 volunteers and staff gathered at Maggiano’s Little Italy to celebrate the work that volunteers do to further the mission of St. Francis House. Volunteers allow us to provide the refuge and pathways to stability that are critical to helping guests rebuild their lives. April is National Volunteer Month, and […]

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