Meryl Pinette joins St. Francis House as Corporate Engagement Officer

Meryl Pinette joins St. Francis Hous

Meryl Pinette has joined St. Francis House as our new Corporate Engagement Officer, working with corporate partners in the Greater Boston area to enhance their partnerships with St. Francis House. Invested in developing uniquely tailored collaborations with corporate partners, Meryl seeks to highlight their specific priorities and our mission.  She thrives on finding untapped partnerships in the Boston […]

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MEDIA ADVISORY St. Francis House, John Hancock Team up for One Boston Day

Media Advisory One Boston Day John Hancock Sneaker Drive

Contact:  Cayenne Isaksen (617) 646 1028 cisaksen@oneillandassoc.com   ** MEDIA ADVISORY ** ST FRANCIS HOUSE, JOHN HANCOCK TEAM UP FOR ONE BOSTON DAY Locations citywide hosting sneaker drive to benefit homeless men and women in Boston  BOSTON – April 11, 2017 – As the City of Boston celebrates the third annual One Boston Day, St. […]

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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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St. Francis House highlights Moving Ahead Program At State House Breakfast

Advocacy Breakfast at State House with Michlewitz

PRESS RELEASE – For Immediate Release Contact: Christina Smith​​​ (617) 457-1002 csmith@stfrancishouse.org   St. Francis House highlights Moving Ahead Program At State House Breakfast Representative Aaron Michlewitz supports SFH efforts at event BOSTON, February 7, 2017 – St. Francis House (SFH) today was joined by Representative Aaron Michlewitz, at their annual Advocacy Day breakfast. The event provides an opportunity for State legislators to learn more about the ways SFH helps over 6,700 men and women […]

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MAP & Next Step receive HUD funding

HUD continues funding for MAP, Next Step

HUD Funding The Sullivan Family Moving Ahead Program and Next Step Supportive Housing Program both will continue to receive funding from the US Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) in conjunction with the City of Boston. Recently, the Boston Globe had an article noting The Boston organizations receiving grant money include the Pine Street Inn, Saint […]

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Marking National Homeless Memorial Day

Karen LaFrazia, Executive Director, St. Francis House

A message from Karen LaFrazia Tonight, as we eagerly mark the winter solstice as the turning point to longer days filled with sunshine, many in our community will be grappling with the longest night of the year. On this December 21, we mark National Homeless Memorial Day in recognition of all who passed away while […]

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Citizens Bank Awards St. Francis House $50,000

Rick Musiol, SVP, Public Affairs, Citizens Bank staff presented a $50,000 grant to Karen LaFrazia, Executive Director, St. Francis House on #GivingTuesday

To support basic services of meals, clothing, and counseling support for individuals experiencing poverty or homelessness Presented on #GivingTuesday 2016 BOSTON – November 29, 2016 –Citizens Bank has awarded St. Francis House with a $50,000 gift to support their basic services, counseling and supportive housing initiatives as a low-barrier shelter turning no one away. They […]

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Executive Director receives Massachusetts House of Representatives Citation

PRESS RELEASE July 19, 2016 CONTACT: Christina Smith csmith@stfrancishouse.org 617-457-1002 ST. FRANCIS HOUSE EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR RECEIVES MASSACHUSETTS HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES CITATION Executive Director Karen LaFrazia recognized for her twenty years of leadership BOSTON, July 19, 2016 – Members of the Massachusetts House of Representatives joined to present Karen LaFrazia, Executive Director at St. Francis House, […]

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Winchester Resident Tim Nolan’s idea still afloat 13 years and counting

PRESS RELEASE July 19, 2016 CONTACT: Christina Smith csmith@stfrancishouse.org 617-457-1002 WINCHESTER RESIDENT TIM NOLAN’S IDEA STILL AFLOAT 13 YEARS & COUNTING 13th Annual Shooze Cruise to benefit St. Francis House   BOSTON – July 12, 2016 –The Shooze Cruise is the signature event of the Emerging Leaders of St. Francis House, a group of young philanthropists […]

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St. Francis House Announces Plans for 46 Units of Affordable Housing in Boston with purchase of Historic Boston Young Men’s Christian Union

St. Francis House is excited to announce our purchase of the former Boston Young Men’s Christian Union (BYMCU) building at 48 Boylston Street in Boston. On April 8th, 2016 St. Francis House (SFH) purchased, in partnership with the Planning Office of Urban Affairs (POUA), the historic building located across the street on the edge of Chinatown and the Boston Common. A designated Boston Landmark listed on the National […]

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