June: Step into a New Career

June 2017 Step Into a New Career MAP Alumni Resource Center

Our Moving Ahead Program has over 1,500 alumni, all who are welcome to visit St. Francis House at any time and seek us for support and resource advice in perpetuity. The Alumni Resource Center bulletin board on the 4th floor hosts a new topic each month. This month’s is about career changes. Have you been feeling unmotivated? […]

Read More »

May: Time for a Mental Health “Tune-Up”!

Moving Ahead Program May Mental Health Tuneup 2017

Our Moving Ahead Program has over 1,500 alumni, all who are welcome to visit St. Francis House at any time and seek us for support and resource advice in perpetuity. The Alumni Resource Center bulletin board on the 4th floor hosts a new topic each month. This month’s is from Danielle Porcello, our Moving Ahead Program Counselor. […]

Read More »

One Boston Day 2017

Media Advisory One Boston Day John Hancock Sneaker Drive

The third annual One Boston Day is on Saturday, April 15 and you can help make a difference with St. Francis House. As the City of Boston celebrates One Boston Day, we invite you to mark the day with St. Francis House. One Boston Day is an annual opportunity for businesses, organizations, and individuals to […]

Read More »

April Showers: Staying On Top of Your Job Search

MAP April Showers Job Search

Our Moving Ahead Program has over 1,500 alumni, all who are welcome to visit St. Francis House at any time and seek us for support and resource advice in perpetuity. The Alumni Resource Center bulletin board on the 4th floor hosts a new topic each month.  “April Showers Bring May Flowers” April is here, and with […]

Read More »

North End Friends annual bake sale and flea market to benefit St. Francis House

North End Friends Bake Sale

North End Friends of St. Francis House recently completed the 13th annual rummage and bake sale at the Nazzaro Center. The event was held held on April 7 and 8. This year the sale raised $20,000 for St. Francis House. The group’s support over the years has cumulatively raised $200,000 for our programs.  The North […]

Read More »

JetBlue raffle raises over $10K for St. Francis House

JetBlue raffle drawing for JetBlue tickets

St. Francis House raffle during the month of Febr-AIR-y helped raise $10,685 dollars for our programs and services. JetBlue raffle drawing We sold 267 tickets for the prize drawing which took place from St. Francis House 6th floor conference room, on March 2, 2017. St. Francis House volunteer and JetBlue pilot, Chris Hobein, helped us […]

Read More »

Whole Foods Charles River Plaza partners with kitchen

Community efforts to benefit the kitchen Whole Foods Market Charles River Plaza hosted a broccoli drive in their store to benefit our kitchen. Shoppers participated in purchasing broccoli to be donated directly to St. Francis House, and the store provided a dollar-for-dollar match for each broccoli purchase up to 140 lbs! Lunch support: broccoli and helping […]

Read More »

Meet Frank Mastrocola – volunteer and marathon runner

Frank Mastrocola

On running the Boston Marathon Frank Mastrocola admits this marathon is a huge challenge.  “I’m 63 and haven’t been running.  But, I’ve done a marathon before, and have confidence that my body will respond again to a training schedule.  So, physically, it will be a challenge, but one that I believe can be met.   The […]

Read More »

MAP Alumni Resource Center: Budgeting & Taxes

Feb 2017 Bulletin Board Budgeting & Taxes

Our Moving Ahead Program has over 1,500 alumni, all who are welcome to visit St. Francis House at any time and seek us for support and resource advice in perpetuity. The Alumni Resource Center bulletin board on the 4th floor hosts a new topic each month.  With the New Year in full swing and our goals […]

Read More »

Moving Ahead Program Graduation: Class 163

Moving Ahead Program budget

Today Class 163 of the Sullivan Family Moving Ahead Program celebrated their graduation. Each graduation is a joyfully proud and emotional recognition of our students’ accomplishment at overcoming addictions, unemployment, and homelessness to complete the 14-week program. Our graduates move ahead, learning and adopting healthy coping mechanisms in times of stress, gaining employment, and finding an apartment […]

Read More »