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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Fidelity Investments Technology and Global Services Volunteer

Fidelity volunteers at St. Francis House

On Tuesday, a group of senior leaders from the Technology and Global Services branch at Fidelity Investments took time to volunteer at St. Francis House. Led by St. Francis House Board Member Stephen Neff,  Head of Technology and Global Services at Fidelity, the group helped serve lunch in the kitchen. With their support on our lunch line, […]

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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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Financial Services Week – A Win for Everyone!

Natixis Volunteers

We are proud to have celebrated our first annual Financial Services Week. Financial Services Week coincided with National Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week as an opportunity for our partners in the financial services community to volunteer and support the basic services at St. Francis House.  It was a huge success! We were lucky enough to close […]

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Financial Service Week engages Boston firms in volunteerism

Bank of America volunteers

St. Francis House is officially half way through our very first Financial Services Week, done in support of National Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week. Open exclusively to our corporate partners in the financial sector, Financial Services Week was created with the hope of the financial community coming together to volunteer and support the basic services […]

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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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