March 2018 Newsletter

March 2018 Newsletter

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News & Updates


Glenn: “…the work its staff does pays off.”

“What’s most important to me is the spirit of the place, welcoming and accessible, where no one is rejected and many kinds of help are available.”

 

Upcoming Women’s Day of Renewal: support needed

Please help ensure we have sufficient materials for our 70 gift bags, ensuring our women guests will enjoy what can be an emotionally weighty time around Mother’s Day.

 

Citywide One Boston Day sneaker drive to benefit Fresh Threads

We are proud to be partnering with John Hancock again for a citywide sneaker collection. We will have five citywide drop off locations during the week of April 9th, and accept shoe donations at St. Francis House any day of the week.

 

Congratulations to our two JetBlue raffle winners!

Our raffle drawing was held live on March 6. We sold 355 tickets, which helped raise over $10,400 for St. Francis House. Even if you weren’t one of the lucky winners, your support made a big difference for our guests.

 

Meet our Boston Marathon runners at waterfront party

Grab a ticket to meet our team! You can choose which runner’s fundraising goal to allocate your $30 ticket towards, plus enjoy a bounty of complimentary appetizers!


Corporate & Community Partners


Natixis 2018 Employee Giving Campaign kicks off

Thank you, Natixis Charity Champions for hosting a candy bar! Employees came together to learn about St. Francis House, and commit to donating in support with corporate matching gifts from Natixis.

 

St. Joseph’s School in Medford leads collection drive

Thank you, students, for your compassion and outpouring of support in collecting toiletries, winter essentials, and bags for our guests here at St. Francis House.

 

The Boston Foundation awards $10,000

We received the grant this month for our continuum of direct services to help alleviate or prevent homelessness, and to help eliminate barriers to moving beyond homelessness.


Upcoming Events


Race to The Finish Line
April 11, 2018

Come meet our five Boston Marathon runners at this marathon-themed cocktail party to benefit St. Francis House. Your $30 ticket goes to the runner of your choice, for their fundraising goal, and you get to enjoy complimentary delicious, heavy hors d’ouevres!

 

One Boston Day
April 15, 2018

You can help make a difference with St. Francis House. We are teaming up with John Hancock to hold a city-wide sneaker drive and you can help.


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