Get Involved

  • Get Involved

    Get Involved

  • Donate

    Support our mission to provide stability and hope for families in need. Donations can be submitted online or via check.
    In-Kind Donation

    In-Kind Donation

    Looking to make an in-kind donation? Check out this link to see what items Hildebrand families can use.

    In-Kind Donations

    $50 Support

    $50 Support

    By giving $50 you can provide a family with supplemental supports like a gift card to Stop & Shop or Shaws, or a Charlie Card.
    $100 Support

    $100 Support

    By giving $100 you can provide a new family entering into shelter with a housekeeping kit, which contains a broom, mop, sponges, laundry bag, and other cleaning essentials, or a kitchen kit, which contains pots and pans, dinnerware, utensils, and more!
    $500 Support

    $500 Support

    By giving $500 you can send a family to the Parenting Journey, a 13 week training series which helps parents become more confident by building on their strengths, resulting in a more nurturing family relationship. Childcare included!
    $2000 Support

    $2000 Support

    By giving $2,000 you can house a family in a 3-bedroom apartment for a month!

    To Donate

  • Host a Party

    Host a Party

    Host a party with friends, family members and colleagues to support our Hildebrand families. As a group you are able to make a massive impact, whether it be a gift to the overall program mission or a donor advised fund. House parties are really successful around the holidays and birthday celebrations. Contact us to help you plan!
  • Organize a Drive

    Organize a Drive

    Throughout the year there are many in-kind needs that create a hardship for families. Some items that families regularly require are: diapers, unopened baby formula, bottles, wipes, Desitin cream, personal hygiene products, cleaning supplies, new backpacks and school supplies, holiday gifts, etc. For a full list please check our in-kind donations page.
  • Event Planning & Participation

    Event Planning & Participation

    Assist with event planning and logistics. Use your talents to greet guests at the registration table or assist with projects like clean up and silent auction management.
  • Become a Board Member

    Enhance our leadership team with your special skill set and passion for our mission. Bring your dedication and empathy for family housing family inequality to this innovative non profit organization!

For more information regarding any of the above opportunities, please contact our Director of Development, Kathleen Carney, at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


614 Massachusetts Avenue
Third Floor
Cambridge, MA 02139

Ph: 617-491-5752
F: 617-491-2385
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About Us

Hildebrand Family Self-Help Center, Inc. partners with families experiencing homelessness. We provide shelter, permanent housing, work readiness programs, and life skill development. We restore hope and build brighter futures.