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)
  • 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

You can purchase most of these items through our Amazon Wish List! 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:

  • Furniture
  • Adult Clothing

If you are able to make a product donation, please download this in-kind donation form so that we may acknowledge your gift and thank you. Please be sure to provide an estimated value for the donation for tax purposes. All donations may be delivered to our main office at 614 Massachusetts Avenue, Suite 3, Cambridge, MA 02139.

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

Clothing               Cradles to Crayons                                        617-779-4700

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

Are you considering a bequest or planned giving? Let’s schedule a meeting and discuss how to match your gift with the area of programming that best suits your interests.

If you have questions about a donation or require more assistance, please contact Operations Manager, Ashley Ganem at 617-491-5752 x112.

Thank you for making a difference for homeless families!

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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Cambridge, MA 02139

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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.