Board Member Story: Thomas Reilly

Meet Board Member Thomas E. Reilly, Jr. Years on Board: 9 The Start After raising our three daughters in suburban Boston and becoming empty nesters, my wife and I moved into the city to live. For many years I had enjoyed being a trustee of a youth empowerment organization, but with more time I was […]

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St. Francis House Fall Match Challenge

This fall 2018 a generous donor has offered to match each and every gift to St. Francis House – dollar for dollar – between now and October 31, 2018, up to $50,000! To take full advantage of this opportunity to have your gift make the biggest impact in the lives of our struggling neighbors, use […]

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Building Impact partners with Globoforce to provide wellness kits

wellness kit assemblies building impact web

Building Impact in Partnership with Globoforce Supports St. Francis House with Wellness Kits With the influx of guests coming to St. Francis House for shelter from the freezing cold temperatures, our supply demand has also increased. This has inspired many of our corporate partners to lend extra support to St. Francis House. One of our […]

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Spread cheer and be part of our annual Holiday Gift Drive!

SFH Holiday Gift Drive

The holidays can be a challenging time for many of the guests we serve at St. Francis House. We want our residents in Next Step Housing and our Sullivan Family Moving Ahead Program students to feel the support of the St. Francis House community this holiday season, and you can help! A gift that for […]

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$15,000 Grant Awarded to MAP Program by Peter E. Strauss Trust, managed by BNY Mellon as Trustee

Moving Ahead Program MAP classroom discussion

St. Francis House was recently awarded a $15,000 grant from the Peter E. Strauss Trust, managed by BNY Mellon as Trustee, in support of the MAP program. The Moving Ahead Program (MAP) MAP is a 14-week vocational program that helps students learn to identify, pursue and succeed in careers that match their abilities, skills, and […]

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Journey to Graduation: Life Maps

Moving Ahead Program Life Map

The first few weeks of our program can be extremely difficult to navigate. For many of our students, this could be the first time in many years adhering to a strict schedule, or being in an environment with so many new faces. To help overcome this and to create a classroom environment that feels safe […]

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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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What Gifts Do You Bring to the Table?

What Gifts Do You Bring to the Table? Alumni Resource Center Bulletin Board

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, we’re talking about Strengths. If I gave you […]

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