National Homeless Memorial Day 2017: A message from Karen LaFrazia

Karen LaFrazia, Executive Director, St. Francis House

Even when the dark comes crashing through When you need a friend to carry you And when you’re broken on the ground You will be found… This past summer I saw Dear Evan Hansen, a beautiful, tragic, yet ultimately redemptive musical about the ripple effects of a young man’s death. The show’s music is gorgeous, […]

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Marking National Homeless Memorial Day

Karen LaFrazia, Executive Director, St. Francis House

A message from Karen LaFrazia Tonight, as we eagerly mark the winter solstice as the turning point to longer days filled with sunshine, many in our community will be grappling with the longest night of the year. On this December 21, we mark National Homeless Memorial Day in recognition of all who passed away while […]

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Reflection: National Homeless Memorial Day 2015

Our President & CEO, Karen LaFrazia, shared a reflection on December 21, 2015. On this day, December 21, we recognize National Homeless Memorial Day in remembrance of all who passed away while homeless. It is a stark reminder that homelessness is a 24-hour, ongoing experience. The darkness and isolation of being without a home, without […]

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