NBC Boston: St. Francis House Helps Feed Families in Need on Thanksgiving

A hot turkey and all the fixings is what anyone wants on Thanksgiving Day, but for some who come to St Francis House, a day shelter for the homeless and anyone looking for a place to go in Boston, it means a whole lot more.

“It is so cold outside, for everyone just to be together,” said guest Julianna D’Alessandro. “I know everyone’s in the same shoes here, so it’s like just even coming together for a warm meal is very important.”

“It is about family,” said head chef Seth Green. “And so many of our guest don’t have family that we are it. So it’s a big deal, it’s a big deal.”

Family is why the D’Amico sisters are here. They are some of nearly 50 volunteers who help serve food this day.

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