All aboard the 14th Annual Shooze Cruise!

2016 Shooze Cruise boat sign

This year’s #ShoozeCruise is Wednesday, August 9, 2017 Provincetown II: 200 Seaport Boulevard, Boston Boarding: 6:30pm Cruise: 7:00 – 10:00pm Admission: $40 plus a new pair of men’s shoes, sneakers or boots (size 9-13) Must be 21+ for entry #ShoozeCruise The annual Shooze Cruise is our signature boat party hosted by our Emerging Leaders. Attendees […]

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Craig’s Kempo Karate Kick-a-thon Continues!

Kempo Karate Fundraiser for St. Francis House

Craig’s Kempo Karate in Watertown continued their support of St. Francis House by pledging the proceeds of their annual Kickathon, held on March 18th, to St. Francis House. Hundreds of students from the Watertown dojo were in attendance Saturday at the Boys & Girls Club in Watertown to kick to their heart’s content, with each […]

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Financial Service Week engages Boston firms in volunteerism

Bank of America volunteers

St. Francis House is officially half way through our very first Financial Services Week, done in support of National Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week. Open exclusively to our corporate partners in the financial sector, Financial Services Week was created with the hope of the financial community coming together to volunteer and support the basic services […]

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Winchester Resident Tim Nolan’s idea still afloat 13 years and counting

PRESS RELEASE July 19, 2016 CONTACT: Christina Smith 617-457-1002 WINCHESTER RESIDENT TIM NOLAN’S IDEA STILL AFLOAT 13 YEARS & COUNTING 13th Annual Shooze Cruise to benefit St. Francis House   BOSTON – July 12, 2016 –The Shooze Cruise is the signature event of the Emerging Leaders of St. Francis House, a group of young philanthropists […]

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Founder’s Society Appreciation Event celebrates 406 members

Founder’s Society Event We hosted our annual private cocktail reception at the Lenox Hotel. Executive Director Karen LaFrazia shared new updates about St. Francis House, including our recent purchase of 48 Boylston Street. Geddy, a MAP alumni, closed the evening with a personal speech about his experience with the Moving Ahead Program. The St. Francis […]

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A Word Of Thanks: Shooze Cruise 2014

The 2014 Shooze Cruise, our most successful yet, raised $20,000. We sold 326 tickets and collected 272 pairs of casual and business shoes, which have all been distributed to our guests. We want to thank our sponsors, raffle donors and Host Committee members for making the event such a success. The cruise is possible because […]

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2013 Shooze Cruise

The Emerging Leaders of St. Francis House hosted the 10th annual Shooze Cruise on August 14. The cruise was a tremendous success, collecting 250 pairs of shoes and raising more than $18,000. Timothy Nolan, who founded the Shooze Cruise, told the 230 attendees how thrilled he is that the event has grown from a small […]

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A Word of Thanks: 2012 Shooze Cruise

Thank you to these individuals, organizations, and companies for their generous donations of time, materials, and talent: The 2012 Shooze Cruise, our most successful yet, raised $16,356. We had 226 attendees and collected 272 pairs of casual and business shoes, which have all been distributed to our guests. Even Mother Nature cooperated, giving us clear […]

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