February 2018 Newsletter

February 2018 Newsletter

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News & Updates


CBS Boston Video: Super Bowl Party for guests

Our guests were as excited (and then disappointed) about the game as everyone else. We are incredibly grateful to Robert Kraft and the New England Patriots Charitable Foundation for helping make these tailgate celebrations possible.

 

Aron shares experience participating in homeless census

“It was a humbling experience to intimately witness something so foreign and walk away with a greater appreciation for the basic necessities we take for granted.”

 

Advocacy Breakfast at State House a success

We highlighted our workforce development programs with support from legislators including Senator Joseph Boncore and Representative Aaron Michlewitz.

 

Karen LaFrazia penned joint opinion in Boston Globe

The new federal tax law will severely challenge developments similar to 48 Boylston in the future with corporations having less incentive to purchase housing and historic tax credits and passive losses, along with limiting the value of historic credits.

 

Fr. Weiss shares why he supports St. Francis House

“I discovered connections to St. Francis House among many of my students and friends who volunteer or serve there.”

 

Annie Summers, Assoc. Director of Learning & Evaluation, named to GBEN Executive Committee

The Greater Boston Evaluation Network is a supportive community of professional Evaluators working in the non-profit and consulting worlds.

 

Take flight with one of our JetBlue raffle tickets!

It’s back! Get your raffle ticket to visit ANYWHERE JetBlue flies! Sales end February 28. Two winners will receive a pair of tickets.


Corporate & Community Partners


Citizens Bank teaching MAP students financial literacy

Back in October we announced their $50,000 commitment to MAP. Since then, Citizens employees have become embedded in our MAP curriculum. Students start with banking basics and planning for retirement, and end with a second workshop focused on repairing their credit.

 

Explorateur shares the love this Valentine’s Day

Customers made over 1,000 donations to benefit St. Francis House, in exchange for valentines to post on the restaurant walls!

 

Building Impact and Globoforce provide wellness kits

In partnership, they provided over 300 kits with daily necessities for our guests seeking basic toiletries. Thank you!


Upcoming Events


JetBlue Raffle
February 11 – 28, 2018

Get ready to win two roundtrip tickets anywhere JetBlue flies in the world! Two winners will be drawn to win a pair of tickets each.

 

Race To The Finish Line
April 11, 2018

Save the date to come meet our team of Boston Marathon runners!


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