How You Can Help
Make a Donation.
Your donation matters:
$25 buys two-week’s worth of diapers
$60 pays for one month of transportation for a survivor starting a new job
$100 allows a survivor to take a computer class to build their job-readiness skills
$250 buys new pillows, sheets, blankets and towels for a room providing shelter for a family of three
$500 helps a survivor with a college-credit course and books to improve their long-term earning power
$1,000 supports a survivor and two children to stay safely housed and avoid shelter
$1,500 funds one-week safe haven, necessities and 24-hour support for an adult and three children reclaiming their lives from abuse
More than 350 adults and children move through our emergency housing each year, 100 more strive to maintain their own households in our 29 apartments. We are always looking for donations of new household items so that we can maintain high-quality facilities and help survivors get back on their feet.
We can always use:
- Twin sheet sets, blankets and comforters
- Crib mattress pads and sheets
- Pillows and pillow cases
- Towels and washcloths
- Paper towels, toilet paper and napkins
- Feminine products
- Toothbrushes and toothpaste
- Cleaning supplies
- Laundry detergent
- Children’s books
- Children’s art supplies
More Great Gift Ideas ...
Tickets to a museum, aquarium, zoo, show, etc.
New or gently used small to medium luggage
Local grocery, drug store and clothing store gift cards
For the offices and community-based activities (new only please):
Copy paper and writing pads (8 ½ x 11)
Paper and binder clips
Plastic eating utensils
Tall garbage bags
If you would like to make a donation, please call us at 617.884.9799 in advance.