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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Homeless Census held on one of the coldest nights of the year

Homeless Census

The Experience At 10:00 pm on January 30, 300+ volunteers gathered inside City Hall to hear from the Mayor before forming nearly fifty teams to fan across neighborhoods for the annual Boston Homeless Census.  The annual census is an attempt to quantify the number of people living unsheltered on Boston’s streets. Falling on one of […]

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Advocacy breakfast with focus on employment services

Advocacy day 2019

St. Francis House hosted our Annual Advocacy Breakfast on Wednesday, February 6 from 9:30 – 11:00 AM in Nurses Hall at the Massachusetts State House. Event Recap The breakfast event was an opportunity for our State Senators and Representatives to learn about the ways we help people regain their dignity and rebuild their lives, with a […]

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Advocacy Events at State House in February

Feature Advocacy image

St. Francis House is hosting an Advocacy Breakfast onWednesday, February 69:30 – 11:00 AMNurses Hall, Massachusetts State House This event is an opportunity for our State Senators and Representatives to learn more about the ways we help people regain their dignity and rebuild their lives, with a special focus on our Sullivan Family Moving Ahead Program. […]

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New Furniture and Essential Household items for residents at #TheUnion

Bobs and Essential items

Imagine the joy of finding housing after months or perhaps years of searching.  Now imagine having that apartment with nothing to fill it.  Where will you sleep?  How will you cook?  And even if you can cook, what will you eat on?  For individuals moving out of homelessness, these are real concerns. We are thrilled […]

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Annual Holiday Party at the Women’s Center

women enjoy food and friends at holiday party

Annual Holiday Party On Wednesday, December 19th, the Carolyn Connors Women’s Center celebrated its annual holiday party! This year the party was held on the fifth floor for the first time, allowing for more space and comfortable seating for everyone.  As a result, approximately 70 ladies came to celebrate, enjoying catered food and dessert, lots […]

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St. Francis House Fair hosted in Atrium

SFH fair

St. Francis House Fair With a variety of programs and services spread across ten floors in the building, St. Francis House offers a plethora of resources to guests. St. Francis House strives to make guests feel welcome from the moment they step foot into the building with a warm greeting from staff members and access […]

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St. Francis House Welcomes Cardinal Sean O’Malley on Christmas Day

Cardinal O'Malley at St. Francis House

BOSTON, December 25, 2018 – St. Francis House welcomed Cardinal Sean O’Malley for a special prayer service with our guests and neighbors prior to the special Christmas Day luncheon meal. More than 350 of Boston’s poor and homeless guests were served “restaurant style” by a cadre of over 55 volunteers. As he has for the […]

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