Mayor Walsh, City Councilor-elect Flynn, and Bruins player Beleskey visit on Thanksgiving Day 2017

Mayor Walsh, City Councilor-elect Flynn carving turkeys Thanksgiving 2017

BOSTON, November 23, 2017 –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 55 volunteers. Mayor Martin J. Walsh visited St. Francis House, met with guests […]

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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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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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St. Francis House and the Planning Office for Urban Affairs Announce State Funding for 46 Units of Affordable Housing

Development will convert the historic Boston Young Men’s Christian Union into housing Boston, August 15, 2016 – St. Francis House (SFH) and the Planning Office for Urban Affairs of the Archdiocese of Boston (POUA) are excited to announce the award of funding from the Massachusetts Department of Housing and Community Development (DHCD) to create 46 […]

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