Ways to Help

Our mission is rooted in Home, Hope, and Opportunity. And we rely on the kindness of our neighbors to help people achieve this and end homelessness in Boston once and for all, making our community a better place for all of us. Learn how you can make a difference.

Donate to Friends

A financial donation of any size can help someone into safe, stable housing, connect them to critical services and opportunities, and get them started on their path to living peaceful, hopeful futures in our community.


Housewarming Registry

Remember when you last stocked up your home with the essentials? Help someone else do the same.

Buy Essentials

Make Housewarming Baskets

Whether you host a party with friends, co-workers, or other peers, or build a basket yourself, you can give the newly housed all they need to make a home.

Make Baskets

More Volunteer Opportunities

Hold a drive for critically needed items like socks, serve a meal or host a games night at the shelters, or help people achieve independence by tutoring or teaching a life skill at the Career Center.


Stories of Home and Hope

Your donations and your time will have a direct impact. Meet some of the individuals whose lives have been changed thanks to people like you.

Stories of Home and Hope