Overnight shelter at a local hotel? Challenge Accepted!

Last fall, the City of Boston asked St. Francis House if we could run an overnight shelter for them. With winter just around the corner, there was heightened concern about an influx of people who’d been sleeping outside when the weather was tolerable, but who would now be looking for a place to stay the […]

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Christmas at St. Francis House

The holidays are always tough for the guests of St. Francis House. No stocking to hang by the chimney with care. No presents under the tree. COVID has made things hard for all of us, but it’s even worse when you don’t have a home of your own to go home to. Some of our […]

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Building Impact partners with Globoforce to provide wellness kits

wellness kit assemblies building impact web

Building Impact in Partnership with Globoforce Supports St. Francis House with Wellness Kits With the influx of guests coming to St. Francis House for shelter from the freezing cold temperatures, our supply demand has also increased. This has inspired many of our corporate partners to lend extra support to St. Francis House. One of our […]

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Corning Foundation Awards Grant for Fourth Year In a Row

Corning Foundation Gift FY18

The Corning Foundation graciously awarded St. Francis House with funding for the fourth year in a row. With a focus on grants towards education, human services and culture, The Corning Foundation’s mission to support their community aligns with our mission to provide services to those in need. The funding from The Corning Foundation will directly […]

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Bank of America Charitable Foundation awards $15,000 to fund Basic Services

Volunteers helping at Fresh Threads Clothing Department - clothes

Bank of America Charitable Foundation St. Francis House is thrilled to receive $15,000 from Bank of America Charitable Foundation this week as an investment in our basic needs programs and services. This funding will allow St. Francis House to help improve our guests’ economic mobility through the multitude of services we provide in our Day Shelter. […]

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Recognizing Our Volunteers: Volunteer Appreciation Dinner 2017

Volunteer Appreciation Dinner 2017

Volunteer Appreciation Month & National Volunteer Week Although April is National Volunteer Appreciation Month, we appreciate our volunteers year round, as they are a crucial bastion of support, ensuring St. Francis House can offer such a breadth and depth of programs and services for guests. Collectively, St. Francis House relies on over 1,670 volunteers each year […]

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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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