New England Patriots Charitable Foundation Gets Involved

You may have read about our Super Bowl Tailgate party back in February, where the New England Patriots Foundation graciously contributed gear to make the Super Bowl a memorable experience for our guests. Guests also watched a special video message from Robert Kraft, which made the event particularly special. The Patriots’ involvement with our organization […]

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Glenn: “One reason I support St. Francis House is that the work its staff does pays off.”

Glenn Seberg, St. Francis House supporter

Glenn, a supporter, shares some thoughts about what St. Francis House means to him. What’s most important to me is the spirit of the place, welcoming and accessible, where no one is rejected and many kinds of help are available. The sincere welcoming greetings I’ve observed right outside the front doors of St. Francis House […]

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January 2018 Newsletter

January 2018 Newsletter

Want to get our monthly e-newsletter in your inbox on the third Thursday of the month? Sign up at the bottom of this page!  News & Updates We broke ground at 48 Boylston Street! We were joined by Cardinal O’Malley, Governor Baker, Mayor Walsh, Secretary Galvin, our project partner POUA, and leaders from the community […]

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Jeff: “St. Francis House allows me to have hope that in some small way I may be part of providing opportunity to those in need.”

Jeff Sanford St. Francis House supporter

Jeff Sanford, a supporter, eagerly shares some thoughts about what St. Francis House means to him.  My introduction to St Francis House was about 17 years ago. I was fortunate to have worked with Tim Egan (Chair of the Board of Directors) for many years.  One year Tim invited me and a few coworkers to the […]

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December 2017 Newsletter

December Newsletter 2017

Want to get our monthly e-newsletter in your inbox on the third Thursday of the month? Sign up at the bottom of this page! News & Updates National Homeless Memorial Day: A reflection Today’s winter solstice is the longest night of the year to be homeless. Read Karen’s brief reflection on the importance of remembering […]

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North 26 Restaurant Caters Shooze Cruise 2017

North 26, Chef Julia

As our 14th Annual Shooze Cruise approaches, we want to spread the news about the wonderfully generous folks at North 26 Restaurant and the Millenunim Bostonian Hotel, who graciously provide the amazing buffet spread on board. Chef Julia Brant of North 26 Restaurant, got involved in the 2015 cruise by sending St. Francis House an email […]

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Keep an ear out for WERS 88.9, our neighbor and community partner

WERS records SFH public service announcement for Shooze Cruise

WERS 88.9 You may know WERS as that radio station that broadcasts from the corner of the Boston Common, part of Emerson College, with that cool DJ booth you like to wave to when you walk past.  You’re right! And to St. Francis House, they are a community partner who supports our agency by providing […]

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Barriers to Benefits: A Forum with State Auditor Bump

Barriers to Benefits roundtable w Auditor Bump

On Wednesday, June 7, 2017 St. Francis House convened a roundtable with Massachusetts State Auditor Suzanne M. Bump, City of Boston agencies and homeless service providers to discuss current difficulties to access or maintain existing State benefits. The forum closed with recommendations on institutional barriers to resolve and improve use of taxpayer dollars to help individuals […]

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