Volunteer of the Month: Michael Beshara

We live in a world in which we need to share responsibility. It’s easy to say, “It’s not my child, not my community, not my world, not my problem.” Then there are those who see the need and respond. I consider those people my heroes.” – Fred Rogers At St. Francis House, we have many […]

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Volunteer of the Month: Jerry Woods

As part of our efforts to keep our guests, our tenants, our staff, and our volunteers safe from the COVID-19 virus, we temporarily suspended our volunteer program in March until further notice. Our volunteers are a vital part of our mission: a powerful crew who served 32,977 meals to almost 2,000 individual guests from January […]

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Volunteer of the Month: Mike Fitzgerald

  Over 3,000 individuals dedicate their time and talent to St. Francis House, this past year volunteering a total of 28,137 hours in our Resource Center, our clothing distribution programs, and the dining room serving nutritious meals. In an effort to shine a spotlight on the incredible compassion of our awesome volunteers, we’ve begun recognizing […]

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A message from Madeline, our Volunteer Services Coordinator, for National Volunteer Week

To my sorely missed volunteers, First, how are you doing? COVID-19 affects all of us, and I am thinking of you and your families. I wish, more than anything, I could be with all of you in person to celebrate National Volunteer Week. I would invite you all to a Zoom celebration, but I think […]

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Northeastern Student Volunteer Emma Robinson

Emma and volunteers

From Colorado to Boston Every Tuesday morning from 7-9, Emma Robinson serves food in our kitchen for over 300 hungry guests coming through the front doors. Emma, a freshman at Northeastern University, started volunteering through the Alliance for Civically Engaged Students (ACES) at Northeastern. Incoming freshman students at Northeastern can join ACES and make a […]

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VMware supports programs in diverse ways

VMware in our kitchen

This past quarter, a group of hearty volunteers from VMware have been spending time at St. Francis House. A diverse group of upwards of 30 VMware employees have joined St. Francis House volunteer corps and have prepped in the kitchen, served meals, and also worked in our clothing department. The volunteering has been organized by […]

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I-Care Packages to support St. Francis House guests

Nashoba Regional High School I-care baskets

Abby Blackmore and Sophia Naroian recently donated I-Care packages filled with essential toiletry items to the guests of St. Francis House. Abby, a Senior at Nashoba Regional High School, first learned of St. Francis House while interning with Representative Kate Hogan last summer. While interning with Representative Hogan, Abby had the chance to hear Karen […]

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