FY17 State Budget: Call your Senator for Moving Ahead Program

Moving Ahead Program

Now: Call your State Senator before 5pm Thursday! To everyone who contacted their State Representatives to support St. Francis House in the state budget, thank you! We will now focus on the Senate, who released their own budget proposal. As expected, funding for our Sullivan Family Moving Ahead Program was not included. This will happen through the […]

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Meryl Pinette joins St. Francis House as Corporate Engagement Officer

Meryl Pinette joins St. Francis Hous

Meryl Pinette has joined St. Francis House as our new Corporate Engagement Officer, working with corporate partners in the Greater Boston area to enhance their partnerships with St. Francis House. Invested in developing uniquely tailored collaborations with corporate partners, Meryl seeks to highlight their specific priorities and our mission.  She thrives on finding untapped partnerships in the Boston […]

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FY18 State Budget Update: Moving Ahead Program

Moving Ahead Program budget

Massachusetts House of Representatives passes FY18 Budget To everyone who contacted their State Representatives to support St. Francis House in the state budget, thank you! Through your advocacy, the final House budget this week included funding for our Sullivan Family Moving Ahead Program at $125,000 and there was a small increase for Individual Homeless Services, […]

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Action Needed: Call your State Rep to support St. Francis House

MAP-Advocacy-Day-Michlewitz-Speaking

For the past several months our President & CEO, Karen LaFrazia, has been meeting with members of the State Legislature asking them to support the work of St. Francis House in two different ways. First, she has been working with our State Representative, Aaron Michlewitz, to include funding in the State budget that would provide […]

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St. Francis House highlights Moving Ahead Program At State House Breakfast

Advocacy Breakfast at State House with Michlewitz

PRESS RELEASE – For Immediate Release Contact: Christina Smith​​​ (617) 457-1002 csmith@stfrancishouse.org   St. Francis House highlights Moving Ahead Program At State House Breakfast Representative Aaron Michlewitz supports SFH efforts at event BOSTON, February 7, 2017 – St. Francis House (SFH) today was joined by Representative Aaron Michlewitz, at their annual Advocacy Day breakfast. The event provides an opportunity for State legislators to learn more about the ways SFH helps over 6,700 men and women […]

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Please call your MA Senator to co-sponsor Moving Ahead Program funding

Moving Ahead Program graduation

Moving Ahead Program Update Our newly elected Senator, Joe Boncore, has filed Amendment #796 to fund $150,000 for our Moving Ahead Program. This critical amount is equivalent to 14% of our current Moving Ahead Program operating budget, helping graduate one class of our students. Please contact your Senator Contact your senator, and ask them to support […]

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Advocacy Breakfast at State House hosted by Chairman Aaron Michlewitz

St. Francis House Advocacy Day

On Thursday, February 4, St. Francis House held an advocacy event at the State House. This opportunity, to engage with our community’s legislators, highlighted the importance of state funding to support our Sullivan Family Moving Ahead Program, which enrolls 140 students each year to rebuild and transform their lives. See photos. […]

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