Recent News Articles and Press Releases




Celebrating a win-win-win in Wareham

Wicked Local, June 19, 2017

Housing for homeless, land conservation converge in West Wareham

Wareham Week, June 19, 2017

Weymouth church's former rectory becomes housing for homeless individuals

The Patriot Ledger, May 20, 2017

Tickets on sale for 23rd annual FoodFest fundraiser in Hingham

May 15, 2017 

Father Bill's & MainSpring thanks its volunteers

The Patriot Ledger, May 5, 2017

State funding paves way for housing for homeless in Brockton

The Enterprise, March 28, 2017

Old hospital knocked down to make room for new housing for homeless

The Enterprise, March 18, 2017

HarborOne Bank launches new charitable foundation with donation to FBMS

The Enterprise, March 13, 2017

Funds running low for Massachusetts homeless

State House News Service, February 16. 2017

Plymouth girl campaigns for Valentine’s Day sock donations for the homeless

The Boston Globe, February 15, 2017

Groups of Good Samaritans clean statues in Brockton

The Enterprise, February 10, 2017 

Nonprofit plans 6 new affordable housing units in Wareham

Boston Globe South, February 10, 2017 

Bridgewater Savings Bank donates $5K to Father Bill's & MainSpring

Wicked Local Bridgewater, February 9, 2017



Brockton church welcomes homeless community on Christmas

The Enterprise, December 25, 2016

For one morning, Quincy homeless shelter becomes Christmas market

The Patriot Ledger, December 21, 2016

Father Bill's & MainSpring to get nearly $1.5 million in federal grant

GateHouse Media, December 20, 2016

Father Bill's feeds hundred of hungry South Shore residents on Thanksgiving

The Patriot Ledger, November 24, 2016

Annual Food Fest raises money for Father Bill's & MainSpring

The Patriot Ledger, July 26, 2016

Father Bill's staff will get training in use of OD-reversing drug

The Patriot Ledger, July 6, 2016

Homelessness knows no season

WGBH May 26, 2016

Southeastern Massachusetts-based nonprofit to open new housing in Brockton

The Boston Globe, May 26, 2016

East Bridgewater students prepare lunches for Brockton's homeless
The Enterprise May 24, 2016

Father Bill's & MainSpring unveils new supportive housing for homeless in Brockton
The Enterprise May 19, 2016 

Brockton's New Homeless Housing Unveiled
The Enterprise May 19, 2016

A Tipping Point: Shelter Face the Full-Cost Question in Massachusetts as Budget Dips
Nonprofit Quarterly February 29, 2016

Clothes Delivered to Charity
The Patriot Ledger February 29, 2016

Brockton Homeless Shelter Reacts to State Survey on Financing Gap
The Enterprise February 27, 2016

Emergency homeless shelters press state lawmakers for more funding
WWLP 22 News February 25, 2016

Helping Homeless Artist Turn Around Their Fortunes
The New York Times, February 17, 2016

SURVEY: State Funding Covers Half the Cost of Homeless Services

Father Bill’s & MainSpring Surpasses Fundraising Goal After Receiving $20,000 Grant from Citizens Bank for Workforce Development Program 


The cold reality of being homeless
The Boston Globe December 30, 2015

COURAGE: Army vet, 3 children join ranks of hotel homeless in Brockton
Brockton Enterprise November 26, 2015

FAITH: Believing in people's abilities to have better lives
Patriot Ledger November 26, 2015

Community spirit served at Father Bill's, MainSpring
Patriot Ledger November 26, 2015

Brockton vets housing named after real estate mogul Jack Conway
Brockton Enterprise November 13, 2015

Father Bill's and MainSpring open permanent housing for homeless in Brockton
Brockton Enterprise November 6, 2015

Blue Hills Community Health Alliance (CHNA 20) Announces 2015/2016 Community Grant Program Winners

BJ’s Charitable Foundation Grants $10,000 to Father Bill’s & MainSpring

Plymouth and South Shore  Association of REALTORS ® "Welcome Home" Donation Drive to Benefit Father Bill's &  MainSpring

Women of Influence- Nicole Fitzgerald
South Shore Living March 2015

Homeless numbers press hard on local shelters
The Patriot Ledger February 22, 2015

Back on My Feet Hosts Running Club for Homeless
The Patriot Ledger, January 24, 2015

Baker Visits Father McCarthy House
The Quincy Sun January 7, 2015

Governor-elect Charles Baker speaks with the homeless in Quincy
The Patriot Ledger January 7, 2015


Member of Brockton Temple cook for homeless on Christmas
The Brockton Enterprise December 26, 2014

Michael Kryzanek: We must do more to help the homeless
The Brockton Enterprise December 20, 2014

Helping Hands: Daily hot lunch at MainSpring a balm for the struggling
The Brockton Enterprise December 19, 2014

Father Bill's in Quincy Serves 200 Thanksgiving Dinners and Delivers 300 More
Patriot Ledger November 28, 2014

A Day of Thanks for Being Able to be of Service to Others
Wicked Local November 27, 2014

Quincy High School Students Prep Thanksgiving Meals for Father Bill's
The Quincy Sun November 25, 2014

Sharon teen helps to feed the homeless
Wicked Local Sharon August 3, 2014

SPECIAL REPORT: Lack of shelter space, money thwart help for Brockton's underground world
The Brockton Enterprise July 21, 2014

Former homeless woman now has a place of her own in Brockton
The Brockton Enterprise July 21, 2014

SPECIAL REPORT: The tenants of Brockton's 'Tent City'
The Brockton Enterprise July 20, 2014

Veteran gets second chance through culinary school
The Brockton Enterprise July 7, 2014

Conway Charity Golf Raises Funds for Homeless
June 30, 2014

Father Bill's & MainSpring reorganizes senior team to support housing strategy
Cape & Plymouth Business June 23, 2014

Growth spurs management changes at Father Bill's
The Patriot Ledger June 23, 2014

Your View: Small Price to Pay to Battle Homelessness
Wicked Local Plymouth May 23, 2014

 Workforce Development Career Fair 5.6.14

 Quincy, Weymouth get $3.3M in grants to fight homelessness
The Patriot Ledger April 26, 2014

 A few spots open for June 12 Conway Golf Tournament

 John Yazwinski: Pay a little now to Avoid A Bigger Homeless Crisis Later
The Patriot Ledger March 5th, 2014


Father Bill's & MainSpring and Quincy Militia Football Partnership 2014


Governor Patrick Announces More Than $25 Million to Create over 335 Units of Supportive Housing

-Executive Office of Housing and Economic Development

Brockton Homeless Project to Receive State Aid
-The Enterprise March 25, 2014

Bridges by EPOH at Hingham Residents Stay Involved in the Community
-The Hingham Journal February 22, 2014



Their Job: Revinging Self-Respect
-The Boston Globe - South December 29, 2013

Father Bill's to get $250,000 from State for Job Training
-The Patriot Ledger Decemver 13, 2013

Quincy Culinary Students Prepare 65 Turkeys for Father Bill's
-The Patriot Ledger November 26, 2013

Job-search help Enables Homeless to get back on Feet
-The Boston Globe-South June 9, 2013

Honored for Community Service: John Yazwinski
-The Boston Globe-South May 19, 2013



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