Converse Captains This Year’s Shooze Cruise

Converse on board the Shooze Cruise

Partnership History Converse, a longtime supporter of St. Francis House, consistently provides brand new Converse sneakers for our guests who are in need of new shoes. Their donation of shoes allows us to stock up our Fresh Threads clothing department, a department which goes through over 200 pairs per month.  Converse also worked with us for […]

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Webster Bank Cruises into 2nd Shooze Cruise Sponsorship

Webster Bank on our Cruise

Long Term Partnership with Webster Bank Webster Bank is no stranger to participating in our annual fundraising events! Most recently they served as our Premier sponsor for our 2018 St. Francis House Boston Marathon Team, where they contributed to our $90k+ fundraising campaign. Their support has consistently grown year over year, and we are thrilled […]

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Another Shooze Cruise in the books

AHOY! The 15th Annual Shooze Cruise, presented by the Emerging Leaders of St. Francis House set sail on Wednesday, August 8th, 2018. As tides were rising, attendees boarded the Provincetown II from the Seaport’s World Trade Center Pier with new or gently used men’s shoes in hand. After the counting was complete, we collected over 300 pairs […]

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#ShoozeCruise 2017 = success

Shooze Cruise sunset

Oh Buoy! The 14th Annual Shooze Cruise, presented by the Emerging Leaders of St. Francis House set sail on Wednesday, August 9th, 2017. On a delightful 75° evening, attendees boarded the Provincetown II from the Seaport’s World Trade Center Pier with new men’s shoes in hand. Early in the night As attendees arrived and crossed […]

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Clarks Americas Supports Shooze Cruise and People in Need

Clarks Shoemakers

Clarks sponsors 14th Annual Shooze Cruise Clarks Americas has been a long time supporter of St. Francis House – so it is no surprise that they are a sponsor once again for our annual Shooze Cruise! But their support doesn’t stop there. You’ll see a number of Clarks shoes onboard and at our Shooze Cruise […]

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Press Release: Annual Shooze Cruise sets sail August 9

Shooze Cruise August

Contact: Sharon Lee Phone: (617) 457-1048 Email: slee@stfrancishouse.org 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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Meet Marie Hardie, working to incentivize Shooze Cruise Host Committee

Marie, Emerging Leader

Marie initially became associated with St. Francis House as a Senior in high school, when a capstone style paper she wrote on social justice and poverty, ended with her volunteering at St. Francis House.  Years later, after earning her degree in Finance/Accounting from Fairfield University, she was looking for ways to volunteer and give back […]

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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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Emerging Leaders chart another Shooze Cruise voyage for 2017

The planning is underway for 2017 Shooze Cruise The Emerging Leaders of St. Francis House are busy planning the 14th Annual Shooze Cruise.  The annual harbor cruise is a highlight of the summer season and will take place on August 9th at 7pm onboard the Provincetown II. The cruise started as the brainchild of then […]

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