#ServewithLiberty Employees Serve at SFH

#ServewithLiberty volunteer

This month we welcomed 24 Liberty Mutual employees who chose St. Francis House as their volunteering destination for their national Serve with Liberty week of service. Volunteers rolled up their sleeves and contributed to our Basic Services program by prepping food for our guests, and serving lunch. No small feat when we serve over 600 […]

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New England Patriots Charitable Foundation Gets Involved

You may have read about our Super Bowl Tailgate party back in February, where the New England Patriots Foundation graciously contributed gear to make the Super Bowl a memorable experience for our guests. Guests also watched a special video message from Robert Kraft, which made the event particularly special. The Patriots’ involvement with our organization […]

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Peri: “Of course food is essential…However, even more importantly, we offer our guests respect.  Everyone is treated like human beings.”

Peri Eaton in SFH Kitchen

Peri shares how he became involved with St. Francis House and why he is a supporter I lived in France for nearly 30 years, where I worked in mental health/addiction counseling.  When I first moved back to Boston about four years ago, people started telling me about St. Francis House because they knew I was […]

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Aron: “…this on-the-ground work helped convey a sense of commitment to ending homelessness by being present and reaching out to those on the street.”

Homeless Census

Aron Thiim (left), a St. Francis House Emerging Leader, shares his experience participating in the City of Boston’s homeless census this past January The City of Boston led its annual homeless census on January 31, 2018. Many volunteers including St. Francis House President and CEO, Karen LaFrazia, and staff members, took to the streets to […]

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Citizens Bank Leads Financial Literacy Workshops for Moving Ahead Program

Citizens Bank Financial Literacy Workshop at SFH

For over 20 years, Citizens Bank has been a corporate partner and supporter of St. Francis House. Back in October, we announced that Citizens Bank was committing a $50,000 donation towards our 14 week vocational rehabilitation program, The Sullivan Family Moving Ahead Program (MAP). Since then, they’ve become embedded in our MAP curriculum. With new […]

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Karen: “I didn’t want to be just a one-time volunteer…I wanted to make a difference and a commitment to help turn someone’s life around.”

Karen Connor in Fresh Threads

Karen Connor shares some thoughts about what St. Francis House means to her. In searching for a meaningful volunteer opportunity, I found St. Francis House on the internet. I was impressed by the range of volunteer programs they offered and flexibility of schedules. I signed up immediately. I didn’t want to be a one-time volunteer.  Rather, […]

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Public Consulting Group (PCG) Embarks on Ongoing Volunteering Program in MAP

PCG volunteers in Moving Ahead Program

PCG has been a long time corporate supporter of St. Francis House, committing to ongoing financial support of our programs and services. They are now committing to an ongoing volunteering partnership with St. Francis House, to offer their employees skills to our students in the Sullivan Family Moving Ahead Program (MAP). The program recently kicked […]

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KPMG is Newest Corporate Sponsor on #GivingTuesday

KPMG volunteers at St. Francis House

KPMG gets into the holiday spirit by giving back! It all started with an employee at KPMG who has been volunteering at St. Francis House since 2014. Having served over 300+ hours, Zoey Bonfante decided to bring her employer in on the action. Employees at KPMG have been coming to St. Francis House to volunteer […]

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Nicole: “volunteering has taught me that happiness is often derived from the littlest things”

Nicole Guercia thanksgiving volunteer

Nicole Guercia of South Boston shares why she is volunteering on Thanksgiving Day here at St. Francis House. I originally heard about St. Francis through Boston Cares, a volunteer agency that partners with many organizations throughout the city. I loved coming to St. Francis so much that I wanted to take on more shifts and […]

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