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 […]

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Why is Sam Macomber running the Boston Marathon?

Sam Macomber will run Boston Marathon for St. Francis House

Sam Macomber is one of the five runners on our team who’s going to run the #BostonMarathon in six weeks! Hear why he’s so committed to run and raise money for St. Francis House. I’m running for three reasons.   I totally admire St Francis House’s unconditional open door policy. Hundreds of meals are served every […]

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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 […]

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Josh: “I Would Run 4 U”

Josh Gannon Marathon runner volunteer

Josh Gannon is one of the five runners on our team who’s going to run the #BostonMarathon in almost exactly two months! He has a special Valentine’s Day gift and message about his progress to run and raise money for St. Francis House.   He’s getting creative making playlists for all you would be runners out there!  What […]

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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 […]

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Fidelity Investments Technology and Global Services Volunteer

Fidelity volunteers at St. Francis House

On Tuesday, a group of senior leaders from the Technology and Global Services branch at Fidelity Investments took time to volunteer at St. Francis House. Led by St. Francis House Board Member Stephen Neff,  Head of Technology and Global Services at Fidelity, the group helped serve lunch in the kitchen. With their support on our lunch line, […]

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Meet Molly, a St. Francis House Emerging Leader!

Molly Griffiths Emerging Leader

“I first heard of the Emerging Leaders group through my mom, Gera, who is a weekly volunteer here at St. Francis House.” Molly has been an active member of the Emerging Leaders Young Professionals group for approximately a year now. Molly’s experience She shares, “My experience thus far has been extremely rewarding. It has allowed me […]

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WinterWyman Supports Women’s Center

Amy Finn, Carrie McGrath and Elizabeth Spayne from WinterWyman at the Women’s Center holiday party

#25 Days of Giving with WinterWyman WinterWyman supported the St, Francis House Women’s Center Holiday Party as day 24 of their “#25 Days of Giving” – a holiday themed community service program.  Other agencies they worked with included: Franciscan Children’s Hospital in Brighton, Somerville Cambridge Elder Housing, Boston Cares Bed Project, and the Massachusetts State […]

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Somerville Resident Volunteers at St. Francis House for Thanksgiving Dinner

Somerville resident volunteers at St. Francis House

BOSTON, November 24, 2016 –St. Francis House hosted its Annual Thanksgiving Day luncheon meal with support from Boston Mayor Martin J. Walsh and Somerville resident MaryCatherine Conceison. More than 350 of Boston’s poor and homeless guests enjoyed their meals “restaurant style” with the assistance of more than 45 volunteers. Why I chose to volunteer on Thanksgiving […]

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