Thank you for considering Hildebrand when choosing to make a donation.

We gladly accept the following items:

  • New Backpacks and School Supplies
  • New Baby, Kids and Teen Clothing (all sizes)
  • New Adult Clothing (all sizes)
  • Gift Cards for Back-To-School Clothing or Home Goods (some low-cost stores are Target, H&M, Primark, Old Navy)
  • New Pots and Pans, Dishes/Silverware, LED Lightbulbs, Batteries (all sizes)
  • New Home Cleaning Supplies
  • New Personal Hygiene Products (Soap, Deodorant, Cologne/Perfume, Shampoo, Toothbrush, Toothpaste, Toilet Paper, Makeup, Hair Products, etc.)
  • New Diapers and Unopened Baby Formula, Bottles, Wipes, Desitin, etc.
  • New Bedding and Towels, Shower Curtains, Blankets, Laundry Detergent and Fabric Softener
  • New and Gently Used Coats, Hats & Gloves (all sizes)
  • New Moving Supplies such as Boxes, Tape, Garbage Bags, Re-Usable Grocery Bags, Holiday Wrapping Paper
  • Transportation Vouchers (Buses, Taxis, Trains, Uber/Lyft)
  • Passes to Museums, Cultural and Sporting Events
  • Canned and Non-Perishable (Unopened) Food

We always have a need for gift cards, especially to locations like H&M, Primark, Old Navy, Ikea, Target, Home Depot, and grocery store chains.

Unfortunately, due to very limited storage space we are unable to accept donations of furniture.

All donations may be delivered to our main office at 614 Massachusetts Avenue, Suite 3, Cambridge, MA 02139. Please schedule any donation deliveries ahead of time. If you have questions or would like to schedule a donation, please contact our Chief Development Officer, Kathleen Carney.

Thank you for making a difference for homeless families!

Please consider donating goods to our other charitable partners doing great work:

Cradles to Crayons                                        617-779-4700

Mass Coalition for the Homeless               781-595-7570 x13
Mission of Deeds                                           781-944-9797
My Brother’s Keeper                                     508-238-7512
Heading Home                                               617-864-8140
Furnishing Hope                                            857-229-7528

Hildebrand Family Self-Help Center, Inc. is a 501(c)3 charitable organization helping homeless families. Gifts made to Hildebrand are tax deductible to the full extent of the law. EIN: 04-3014834.

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614 Massachusetts Avenue
Third Floor
Cambridge, MA 02139
Ph: 617-491-5752
F: 617-491-2385

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