95 Volunteers needed during the last week of 2017!

Volunteers in the kitchen at St. Francis House

We couldn’t serve 500 people each day without our volunteers Although the holidays are a busy time to leave town and see your own loved ones, St. Francis House still needs help each day serving a hot, nutritious breakfast and lunch to our 500 guests. We are deeply grateful for the dedicated volunteers who help our […]

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KPMG is Newest Corporate Sponsor on #GivingTuesday

KPMG volunteers at St. Francis House

KPMG gets into the holiday spirit by giving back! It all started with an employee at KPMG who has been volunteering at St. Francis House since 2014. Having served over 300+ hours, Zoey Bonfante decided to bring her employer in on the action. Employees at KPMG have been coming to St. Francis House to volunteer […]

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LogMeIn Gives Back on #GivingTuesday

8.15.17 LogMeIn volunteers Kitchen Action Shot

LogMeIn just keeps on giving to St. Francis House this month! You may have seen our previous post where we discussed our partnership with LogMeIn and their employees getting involved in finding ways to support the work we do. We love working with companies where the involvement comes from both the corporate level, and from […]

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Mayor Walsh, City Councilor-elect Flynn, and Bruins player Beleskey visit on Thanksgiving Day 2017

Mayor Walsh, City Councilor-elect Flynn carving turkeys Thanksgiving 2017

BOSTON, November 23, 2017 –St. Francis House hosted its Annual Thanksgiving Day luncheon meal with support from Boston Mayor Martin J. Walsh. More than 350 of Boston’s poor and homeless guests enjoyed their meals “restaurant style” with the assistance of more than 55 volunteers. Mayor Martin J. Walsh visited St. Francis House, met with guests […]

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Nicole: “volunteering has taught me that happiness is often derived from the littlest things”

Nicole Guercia thanksgiving volunteer

Nicole Guercia of South Boston shares why she is volunteering on Thanksgiving Day here at St. Francis House. I originally heard about St. Francis through Boston Cares, a volunteer agency that partners with many organizations throughout the city. I loved coming to St. Francis so much that I wanted to take on more shifts and […]

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LogMeIn marks Hunger & Homelessness Awareness Week

LogMeIn hosts partner organizations for  National Hunger & Homelessness Awareness Week St. Francis House was invited to LogMeIn’s corporate headquarters this week, for a special event held to promote organizations that focus on providing food and shelter to those in need. In honor of Hunger & Homelessness Awareness Week, LogMeIn turned their monthly “Thirsty Thursday” […]

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Boston College 4Boston: Eller at St. Francis House

4Boston: The largest weekly service organization at Boston College. Members commit to serve at a partner organization for four hours a week, for the entire academic year, and also engage in group reflection on community, social justice, and spirituality. St. Francis House has been a proud partner for over a decade, welcoming cohorts of 13-17 […]

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Spread cheer and be part of our annual Holiday Gift Drive!

SFH Holiday Gift Drive

The holidays can be a challenging time for many of the guests we serve at St. Francis House. We want our residents in Next Step Housing and our Sullivan Family Moving Ahead Program students to feel the support of the St. Francis House community this holiday season, and you can help! A gift that for […]

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Likai: “We must take care of the common people, the poor and needy.”

Likai at his office campus in Cambridge, MA

Likai, a supporter, eagerly shares some thoughts about what St. Francis House means to him.  About 8 years ago, I was helping with some office chores at my church while a staff member referred a homeless person to St. Francis House as their soup kitchen program had been discontinued some years ago due to understaffing. […]

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