All The Way Home 2017 a success!

SFH ATWH 2017 Photo

Governor Charlie Baker, Karen LaFrazia of St. Francis House, event co-chair Pam Norley of Fidelity Charitable, honoree Steve Neff, Fidelity Investments and event co-chair Dan Brownell of Fidelity Investments On Wednesday October 25, Governor Charlie Baker and more than 450 of Boston’s most influential business leaders, philanthropists and advocates at the Fairmont Copley Plaza joined […]

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Marathon themed Race to the Finish Line party a hit

2017 Team SFH

On April 12, over 100 St. Francis House supporters gathered at Joe’s American Bar and Grille on the Waterfront to celebrate and raise funds for Team St. Francis House.  The event was part of the St. Francis House’s marathon campaign to raise $69,000 for our programs and services.  Race to the Finish Line was organized […]

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Citizens Bank shares volunteer support and $50,000

9.21.17 Citizens Bank employees in SFHBoston kitchen

Citizens Bank Embarks on 20+ Years of Support Citizens Bank has been a long time corporate partner and supporter of St. Francis House. What makes our partnership with Citizens Bank so unique is the number of ways that Citizens Bank chooses to engage with us. Their support isn’t limited to one program or one form […]

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St. Francis House marks 33 years

Guests line up, seeking lunch at St. Francis House in 1984, opening year.

This October 2017, President & CEO Karen LaFrazia shared a reflection. Today is the Feast Day of Saint Francis and the anniversary of the founding of St. Francis House. Thirty three years ago today we opened our doors for the very first time. The picture shows the line of guests that formed in the days there after, a line that stretched all […]

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You’re Invited: Moving Ahead Program Graduates Class 166

MAP-Graduation-speaker-podium-graduates

It’s time for the next Sullivan Family Moving Ahead Program graduation! Each graduation is a joyfully proud and emotional recognition of our students’ accomplishment at overcoming addictions, unemployment, and homelessness to complete the 14-week program. Please Join Us and our Graduates! On Friday, September 29, 2017 we will honor eight graduates from Class 166 as they […]

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$15,000 Grant Awarded to MAP Program by Peter E. Strauss Trust, managed by BNY Mellon as Trustee

Moving Ahead Program MAP classroom discussion

St. Francis House was recently awarded a $15,000 grant from the Peter E. Strauss Trust, managed by BNY Mellon as Trustee, in support of the MAP program. The Moving Ahead Program (MAP) MAP is a 14-week vocational program that helps students learn to identify, pursue and succeed in careers that match their abilities, skills, and […]

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St. Francis House lead agency in One-Stop Career Center Access Point partnership

This summer 2017, the Boston Private Industry Council (PIC) and the Mayor’s Office of Workforce Development (OWD) selected St. Francis House as a one-stop career center in the City of Boston along with Work Inc, for FY18. St. Francis House will join pre-existing operators Jewish Vocational Services (JVS) and Morgan Memorial Goodwill Industries in administering […]

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Managing Your Time

How many times a week do you forget about something you committed to, or double book yourself? What about a task you wanted to do at work, but slipped your mind until you’re ready to leave? Time is a difficult thing to manage, both in and out of the workplace. Sometimes we can’t control what happens, […]

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