Meet Rachel: Boston College student volunteer

Boston College student volunteer Rachel

Boston College student gives back What started as a requirement for Boston College student Rachel Parris turned into a three-year endeavor that Rachel looks forward to every week. Now a senior at BC, Rachel began volunteering at St. Francis House during her sophomore year for a service-learning class at BC called PULSE. Hoping to draw […]

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St. Francis House Fall Match Challenge

This fall 2018 a generous donor has offered to match each and every gift to St. Francis House – dollar for dollar – between now and October 31, 2018, up to $50,000! To take full advantage of this opportunity to have your gift make the biggest impact in the lives of our struggling neighbors, use […]

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Converse Captains This Year’s Shooze Cruise

Converse on board the Shooze Cruise

Partnership History Converse, a longtime supporter of St. Francis House, consistently provides brand new Converse sneakers for our guests who are in need of new shoes. Their donation of shoes allows us to stock up our Fresh Threads clothing department, a department which goes through over 200 pairs per month.  Converse also worked with us for […]

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Webster Bank Cruises into 2nd Shooze Cruise Sponsorship

Webster Bank on our Cruise

Long Term Partnership with Webster Bank Webster Bank is no stranger to participating in our annual fundraising events! Most recently they served as our Premier sponsor for our 2018 St. Francis House Boston Marathon Team, where they contributed to our $90k+ fundraising campaign. Their support has consistently grown year over year, and we are thrilled […]

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Another Shooze Cruise in the books

AHOY! The 15th Annual Shooze Cruise, presented by the Emerging Leaders of St. Francis House set sail on Wednesday, August 8th, 2018. As tides were rising, attendees boarded the Provincetown II from the Seaport’s World Trade Center Pier with new or gently used men’s shoes in hand. After the counting was complete, we collected over 300 pairs […]

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Summer wellness week in the atrium

Summer wellness week at St. Francis House

Students volunteers from Simmons College presented a variety of health related topics in our atrium as a part of our Summer Wellness Week. Hydration Our Summer Wellness Week kicked off with a session entitled Summer Safety. The nursing students who volunteer in our clinic, began their presentation discussing hydration with guests. The students advised men […]

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Another successful MAP Class graduates

Our Moving Ahead Program (MAP) is an important part of our larger Workforce Development program.  When the graduation day finally arrives, it is a special occasion for our students.  It’s the conclusion of 14 weeks of computer training, mock interviewing, workforce document creating and job searching. To celebrate, we welcome the family and friends of our […]

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Natixis Investment Managers week of service at St. Francis House #NatixisTogether

Natixis group at St. Francis House

Annually, employees at Natixis Investment Managers roll up their sleeves to get involved in their local community. We’re thrilled to have Natixis support as a long term corporate partner, who encompasses every facet of engagement we offer. Their holistic support of our organization allows us to continue to fulfill our mission to assist the most […]

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