Recognizing Our Volunteers: Volunteer Appreciation Dinner 2017

Volunteer Appreciation Dinner 2017

Volunteer Appreciation Month & National Volunteer Week Although April is National Volunteer Appreciation Month, we appreciate our volunteers year round, as they are a crucial bastion of support, ensuring St. Francis House can offer such a breadth and depth of programs and services for guests. Collectively, St. Francis House relies on over 1,670 volunteers each year […]

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JetBlue raffle raises over $10K for St. Francis House

JetBlue raffle drawing for JetBlue tickets

St. Francis House raffle during the month of Febr-AIR-y helped raise $10,685 dollars for our programs and services. JetBlue raffle drawing We sold 267 tickets for the prize drawing which took place from St. Francis House 6th floor conference room, on March 2, 2017. St. Francis House volunteer and JetBlue pilot, Chris Hobein, helped us […]

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Meet Frank Mastrocola – volunteer and marathon runner

Frank Mastrocola

On running the Boston Marathon Frank Mastrocola admits this marathon is a huge challenge.  “I’m 63 and haven’t been running.  But, I’ve done a marathon before, and have confidence that my body will respond again to a training schedule.  So, physically, it will be a challenge, but one that I believe can be met.   The […]

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Somerville Resident Volunteers at St. Francis House for Thanksgiving Dinner

Somerville resident volunteers at St. Francis House

BOSTON, November 24, 2016 –St. Francis House hosted its Annual Thanksgiving Day luncheon meal with support from Boston Mayor Martin J. Walsh and Somerville resident MaryCatherine Conceison. More than 350 of Boston’s poor and homeless guests enjoyed their meals “restaurant style” with the assistance of more than 45 volunteers. Why I chose to volunteer on Thanksgiving […]

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Community Partners and Supporters September 2016

We would like to highlight a few of our community partners and supporters for the month of September. Thank you to all the many individuals, groups, and corporate supporters who help strengthen our community. We are grateful for all the forms of support provided to St. Francis House every day. Santander Bank This month we’d […]

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Community Partners and Supporters August 2016

Thank you to all the many individuals, groups, and corporate supporters who help strengthen our community. We are grateful for all the forms of support provided to St. Francis House every day. Whole Foods of Charles River Plaza hosted a two-day shoe drive to raise awareness among Whole Food customers about St. Francis House. It […]

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Shooze Cruise sets sail and breaks records!

Shooze Cruise updates

Despite initial drizzles, the skies cleared for a beautiful sunset and tremendous dance party on the top deck of the Provincetown II last week Wednesday, August 10. Once all the shoes and funds were counted, we raised over $33,500 and collected over 300 pairs of shoes – which we started to distribute to our guests […]

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Meet Natixis Charity Champion Christian

Charity Champion Christian’s first time at St. Francis House “I first heard about St. Francis House through volunteer opportunities that my company was offering,” shared Christian, of Natixis Global Asset Management. “My first volunteer experience was in the kitchen, which was an eye-opening experience. It was impressive, but also difficult, to see firsthand how far […]

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