Board Member Story: Jack Murphy

Jack Murphy, SFH board member

Meet Board Member Jack Murphy. Years on Board: Less than one. Jack’s start I was lucky enough to meet Karen [President & CEO] and Maggie during an event for Sail Boston. We discussed the great work that St. Francis House does: its history and future plans. I was impressed with their passion and drive, and […]

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Associate Director of Learning & Evaluation named GBEN Membership Chair

Annie Summers GBEN

Annie Summers is our Associate Director of Learning & Evaluation and GBEN Membership Chair I first heard about Greater Boston Evaluation Network through my involvement in non-profits I caught wind of GBEN through my attendance at EMPath quarterly Outcomes Workgroups and Tech Networks of Boston Round Table events. I joined GBEN and their membership committee […]

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CBS Boston Video: St. Francis House Hosts Super Bowl Tailgate Party

Did you see us on TV just before Super Bowl LII? Our guests were as excited about the game as everyone else, and are mourning the loss to the Philly Eagles. They too are citizens of Patriot Nation! We are incredibly grateful to Robert Kraft and the New England Patriots Charitable Foundation for their generous […]

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Likai: “We must take care of the common people, the poor and needy.”

Likai at his office campus in Cambridge, MA

Likai, a supporter, eagerly shares some thoughts about what St. Francis House means to him.  About 8 years ago, I was helping with some office chores at my church while a staff member referred a homeless person to St. Francis House as their soup kitchen program had been discontinued some years ago due to understaffing. […]

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Managing Your Time

How many times a week do you forget about something you committed to, or double book yourself? What about a task you wanted to do at work, but slipped your mind until you’re ready to leave? Time is a difficult thing to manage, both in and out of the workplace. Sometimes we can’t control what happens, […]

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BODY POLITIC at Bromfield Gallery features St. Francis House artist

Bromfield Gallery artists exhibit

Opening today, August 2, BODY POLITIC will show through to Sunday, August 20 at Bromfield Gallery, 450 Harrison Avenue, Boston. St. Francis House artist featured One of our artists from our Margaret Lindsay Stewart Art Studio has a piece showing in this exhibition. Our studio is a vibrantly creative place for guests to drop in […]

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Press Release: Annual Shooze Cruise sets sail August 9

Shooze Cruise August

Contact: Sharon Lee Phone: (617) 457-1048 Email: ST. FRANCIS HOUSE ANNUAL SHOOZE CRUISE SETS SAIL AUGUST 9 14th Annual Shooze Cruise to collect shoes for the poor and homeless BOSTON – August 1, 2017 – Join the Emerging Leaders of St. Francis House as they present their signature event, the 14th annual Shooze Cruise, […]

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Journey to Graduation: Life Maps

Moving Ahead Program Life Map

The first few weeks of our program can be extremely difficult to navigate. For many of our students, this could be the first time in many years adhering to a strict schedule, or being in an environment with so many new faces. To help overcome this and to create a classroom environment that feels safe […]

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What Gifts Do You Bring to the Table?

What Gifts Do You Bring to the Table? Alumni Resource Center Bulletin Board

Our Moving Ahead Program has over 1,500 alumni, all who are welcome to visit St. Francis House at any time and seek us for support and resource advice in perpetuity. The Alumni Resource Center bulletin board on the 4th floor hosts a new topic each month. This month, we’re talking about Strengths. If I gave you […]

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