November 2017 Newsletter

November 2017 Newsletter

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News & Updates


WBUR: Homeless For Years, Lenny Gets A Home

“All right, so we have a unit. It is an elevator building.” Those are the words Lenny Higginbottom has waited decades to hear: his own place to call home.

 

All The Way Home 2017 a success!

At the end of October, Governor Charlie Baker and more than 450 joined to support our annual gala at the Fairmont Copley Plaza, honoring Steve Neff of Fidelity Investments and raising over $750,000 for programs and services.

 

Boston College 4Boston partner Eller filmed in service

Committed to serve 4 hours per week during the academic year, this video shows a glimpse into his time here at St. Francis House with guests.

 

Holiday Gift Drive now open!

Next Step residents and current students in the Moving Ahead Program have created their own wishlists for this holiday season. We are now accepting sign-ups to be matched with an individual – don’t delay!

 

Likai shares what St. Francis House means to him

“What speaks to me most about St. Francis House’s work are the basic services of food and clothing. We must take care of the common people, the poor and needy.”


Corporate & Community Partners


LogMeIn marks Hunger & Homelessness Awareness Week with St. Francis House

They turned their monthly social into an opportunity to showcase and advocate for participation with partner organizations who are battling the issues of homelessness and hunger.


Upcoming Events


Thanksgiving
Wednesday, November 23, 2017

Boston Mayor Martin J. Walsh will visit on Thanksgiving morning before the luncheon feast is served restaurant-style to guests.

 

Giving Tuesday
Tuesday, November 28, 2017

Stay tuned to learn how you can mark #GivingTuesday with St. Francis House!

 

Holiday Open House
Wednesday, December 13, 2017

Save the date! We hope you will stop by!


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