St. Francis House receives critical support from Yawkey Foundation

This past month, we received not one, but two generous gifts from Yawkey Foundation, doubling their commitment to the St. Francis House mission and ensuring we can continue to meet the critical needs of our guests – including clothing, toiletries, access to medical care, and nutritious meals. Homeless individuals have disproportionately taken the brunt of […]

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Coronavirus strain COVID-19

We take the spread of respiratory diseases within our population very seriously, and the health and safety of our guests, tenants, staff, and volunteers is our top priority.  St. Francis House is committed to staying open and available as a refuge for our guests who rely on us during the COVID-19 emergency. As we navigate […]

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St. Francis House Receives Wellness Grant from Tufts Health Plan Foundation

Tufts Health Plan Foundation Contributes $1 Million to New England Non-Profits to Mark Tufts Health Plan’s 40th Anniversary     Boston – October 2, 2019 – St. Francis House has been awarded a $25,000 grant from the Tufts Health Plan Foundation. The grant is part of $1 million in funding the Tufts Health Plan Foundation […]

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St. Francis House Welcomes Cardinal Sean O’Malley on Christmas Day

Cardinal O'Malley at St. Francis House

BOSTON, December 25, 2018 – St. Francis House welcomed Cardinal Sean O’Malley for a special prayer service with our guests and neighbors prior to the special Christmas Day luncheon meal. More than 350 of Boston’s poor and homeless guests were served “restaurant style” by a cadre of over 55 volunteers. As he has for the […]

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St. Francis House hosts Super Bowl LII preview party

Guests watching Robert Kraft video super bowl web

In our Resource Center, watching Robert Kraft’s personal video he recorded for guests at St. Francis House Today St. Francis House hosted a tailgate-themed party to celebrate the Super Bowl LII. Guests were treated to a special luncheon menu and games. At St. Francis House we recognize that everyone’s a proud member of Patriot Nation […]

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Press Release: Cardinal O’Malley, Governor Baker, and Mayor Walsh celebrate groundbreaking of #48Boylston

SFH POUA logo breaking ground

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Cayenne Isaksen (617) 646 1028 cisaksen@oneillandassoc.com   Cardinal Seán P. O’Malley, Governor Charlie Baker, and Mayor Martin J. Walsh Celebrate the Groundbreaking of The Union, an Affordable Housing Development in Downtown Boston  Boston—January 16, 2018 — The Planning Office for Urban Affairs and St. Francis House broke ground today on The Union, […]

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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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