FY17 State Budget: Call your Senator for Moving Ahead Program

Moving Ahead Program

Now: Call your State Senator before 5pm Thursday! To everyone who contacted their State Representatives to support St. Francis House in the state budget, thank you! We will now focus on the Senate, who released their own budget proposal. As expected, funding for our Sullivan Family Moving Ahead Program was not included. This will happen through the […]

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FY18 State Budget Update: Moving Ahead Program

Moving Ahead Program budget

Massachusetts House of Representatives passes FY18 Budget To everyone who contacted their State Representatives to support St. Francis House in the state budget, thank you! Through your advocacy, the final House budget this week included funding for our Sullivan Family Moving Ahead Program at $125,000 and there was a small increase for Individual Homeless Services, […]

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Action Needed: Call your State Rep to support St. Francis House

MAP-Advocacy-Day-Michlewitz-Speaking

For the past several months our President & CEO, Karen LaFrazia, has been meeting with members of the State Legislature asking them to support the work of St. Francis House in two different ways. First, she has been working with our State Representative, Aaron Michlewitz, to include funding in the State budget that would provide […]

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Please call your MA Senator to co-sponsor Moving Ahead Program funding

Moving Ahead Program graduation

Moving Ahead Program Update Our newly elected Senator, Joe Boncore, has filed Amendment #796 to fund $150,000 for our Moving Ahead Program. This critical amount is equivalent to 14% of our current Moving Ahead Program operating budget, helping graduate one class of our students. Please contact your Senator Contact your senator, and ask them to support […]

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