Liberty Mutual Serves at St. Francis House During National Volunteer Week

Serve with Liberty Mutual at St. Francis House

National Volunteer Week also for Companies St. Francis House recently celebrated National Volunteer Week at the end of April. The concept of corporate volunteer week has taken off, with many businesses establishing regular volunteer opportunities to get their employees involved in the communities where they work and play. We have been lucky as the destination of choice for […]

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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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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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UNIQLO gives back to St. Francis House

uniqlo donations

St. Francis House has a Fresh Threads program that distributes full, fresh changes of clothing every week to men and women in need. This month, UNIQLO donated casual wear for men and women. After the delivery was made, UNIQLO staff came in for a volunteer day, helping process, sort, and distribute their donated clothing to […]

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NRG staff volunteer on Veteran’s Day

On Veteran’s Day, Team NRG joined St. Francis House to prepare and serve breakfast to our homeless guests. With the volunteer day spearheaded by Valencia Miner and Chris Taylor, NRG staff not only provided their time, but the company also awarded St. Francis House a $5,000 grant towards basic services. Chris Taylor of NRG explained, “St. […]

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Meet Natixis Charity Champion Christian

Charity Champion Christian’s first time at St. Francis House “I first heard about St. Francis House through volunteer opportunities that my company was offering,” shared Christian, of Natixis Investment Managers. “My first volunteer experience was in the kitchen, which was an eye-opening experience. It was impressive, but also difficult, to see firsthand how far the […]

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Community Partners and Supporters April 2016

Thank you to all the many individuals, groups, and corporate supporters who help strengthen our community. We are grateful for all the forms of support provided to St. Francis House every day. Craig’s Kempo Karate Academy of Watertown selected St. Francis House as the beneficiary of their kickathon. Students kicked over 45,000 times to raise […]

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