Harpoon Helps & Holiday Spirit

Harpoon Helpers at St. Francis House

Harpoon Helps is the charitable arm of Harpoon Brewery in Boston. The Harpoon Helps team weren’t actual elves, but they carried plenty of holiday spirit into St. Francis House on Saturday Dec 3.  The group brought festive supplies and created a winter scene on our 5th floor for our Moving Ahead Program students and staff to […]

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Holiday Open House Welcomes Friends

Holiday Open House

Holiday Open House Last Wednesday night, we opened our doors to friends and donors for our Holiday Open House.  The evening was a chance for the development team to say “Thank you” for all the dedication and compassion our St. Francis House friends have shown us year round. Art Show and Sale The event featured […]

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John Hancock hosts holiday gift drive to benefit Next Step Residents

John Hancock Gift Drive collection for St. Francis House Next Step Residents

This holiday season is going to be a bit brighter for our Next Step residents, thanks to John Hancock employees! Staff from both the Westwood, MA and the Seaport, Boston, MA offices participated in a gift drive to benefit the 56 men and women who call 39 Boylston Street home. Holiday Cheer Employees got to […]

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City of Boston Neighborhood Development Profile: Doug DiMartile

Counseling Services

Here at St. Francis House, we partner with many fellow organizations and government agencies to help proactively alleviate hunger and homelessness in Boston. One of our staff members, Doug DiMartile, Manager of Guest Services has worked very closely with the City of Boston Department of Neighborhood Development Chronic Workgroup task force. Doug was recently profiled on the City […]

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Bank of America supports St. Francis House

Bank of America check presentation

Bank of America gives “big” support to St. Francis House on Giving Tuesday On November 29, #GivingTuesday, some employees from Bank of America gathered in our 6th floor conference room to present a $15,000 check to St. Francis House and our President, Karen LaFrazia.  The “big check” (literally) represented a grant award by the Bank […]

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Citizens Bank Awards St. Francis House $50,000

Rick Musiol, SVP, Public Affairs, Citizens Bank staff presented a $50,000 grant to Karen LaFrazia, Executive Director, St. Francis House on #GivingTuesday

To support basic services of meals, clothing, and counseling support for individuals experiencing poverty or homelessness Presented on #GivingTuesday 2016 BOSTON – November 29, 2016 –Citizens Bank has awarded St. Francis House with a $50,000 gift to support their basic services, counseling and supportive housing initiatives as a low-barrier shelter turning no one away. They […]

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