659 Highland Ave, Needham Heights, Ma 02494
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Our mission Hope and Comfort’s mission is to provide essential hygiene products to support and improve the health, self-esteem, and hygiene education of school-aged children and young adults in need within Greater Boston.
COVID-19 Impact
Collaborating with the YMCA of Greater Boston

Collaborating with the YMCA of Greater Boston

Hope & Comfort

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Ways to help

Ways to Help from Home

Volunteer from Home Our warehouse is currently closed to volunteers, however there are many ways to help from the safety of your home! Click the links below to explore how volunteers of all ages can end hygiene insecurity – right from your living room. Host a Virtual Hygiene Product Drive Tackle our ‘Cabinet Clear-Out’ Challenge… See full description
  • 12-15, Adults (18+), 55+, Child with Adult
  • One-time, Ongoing
  • Anytime
  • Individuals, Groups (2-10), Groups (10+), Families
  • Virtual, Indoor, Writing, Note Writing

Hope & Comfort Youth Board

Since our founding, Hope & Comfort has put youth at the center of our work. To further this mission, Hope & Comfort has developed a board just for school-aged children. Youth board members take part in age- appropriate service projects and develop leadership skills.
  • Monthly
  • Children, 12-15
  • Individuals
  • Event support, Indoor
  • Formal

Family Volunteer Days

Family Volunteer Days are short yet impactful afternoons of service. Families gather in the warehouse to learn about hygiene insecurity and help count, pack and sort products for delivery. This one-time event is perfect for every member of the family.
  • Occasional
  • Teens, Adults, Child with Adult
  • Families
  • Indoor
  • On-site

Corporate Volunteer Events

With our new warehouse space, Hope & Comfort can host corporate events for small and large groups. By working together, we can customize the event to reflect your organization’s values and philanthropic goals. Plus, it’s a great activity for group bonding!
  • Occasional
  • Adults
  • Corporate Teams
  • Event support, Indoor
  • On-site
Items we need now

Send Essential Hygiene Products

Hope & Comfort relies on donations from the community. Donated hygiene products support youth-serving organizations, schools, nonprofit organizations, and food pantries in the greater Boston area. We are grateful for donations of essential hygiene products including but not limited to the following: Visit our Amazon Wish List to have products sent directly to Hope & Comfort. *We have an urgent need for soap. * Please be sure to include your name when you check out so that we can send along a thank you! Hope & Comfort | 659 Highland Ave. | Needham, MA 02494
  • Wishlist - Amazon, etc
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How you help Hope & Comfort invites you to share your talents and give hope, comfort and confidence by volunteering! There’s a variety of ways to get involved: prepping products for delivery, hosting a collection drive, joining our Youth Boards, organizing a corporate volunteer event, applying for an internship, and so much more. In 2018, we worked with nearly 700 volunteers. We are in awe of the talent and creativity they bring to our organization. Many of our best solutions have come from volunteer-led special projects.
About us Hope and Comfort is a tax-exempt 501c3 nonprofit that provides essential personal hygiene items to school-aged children and young adults in need within Greater Boston. Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits do not cover hygiene products. This makes getting essential items a huge challenge. They are expensive and buying them shifts money away from other urgent needs. At Hope and Comfort, we know how something as basic as a bar of soap can have a huge impact on how individuals feel about themselves. Because of this, we work tirelessly to bring these critical products to all who need them.
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