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Charities


For your convenience, we have listed popular local and national charities that accept donations in the memory of a loved one, friend or colleague. If the family has suggested donations to one or more specific charities, these will also be listed within the obituaries section.

Boston


Boston AIDS Action Committee 
294 Washington St., 5th Fl Boston MA 02108
Phone: 617 437 6200
Website: http://www.aac.org

Am. Parkinson Disease Assoc. 
72 East Concord St. C3 Boston MA 02118
Phone: 617 638 8466
Website: http://www.apdama.org

American Diabetes Assoc. 
330 Congress St., 5th Fl. Boston MA 02210
Phone: 617 482 4580
Website: http://www.diabetes.org

American Gold Star Mothers 
17 Court St. Boston MA 02108
Phone: 617 371 1800
Alternate Phone: 617 244 7389
Website: http://www.goldstarmoms.com

Animal Rescue League 
10 Chandler St. Boston MA 02116
Phone: 617 426 9170
Website: http://www.arlboston.org

Catholic Charities 
75 Kneeland St., 8th Fl. Boston MA 02111
Phone: 617 482 5440
Website: http://www.ccab.org

Children's Hospital Trust 
1 Autumn St. #731 Boston MA 02215-5301
Phone: 617 355 6890
Website: http://www.childrenshospital.org/giving

D.A.V. National Service Foundation 
JFK Federal Bldg., Rm. 1575B Boston MA 02203
Website: http://nsf.dav.org

Don Orione Home 
111 Orient Ave., East Boston MA 02128
Phone: 617 569 2100
Website: http://www.donorionehome.org

Easter Seals 
89 South St., 1st Fl. Boston MA 02111
Phone: 617 226 2640
Website: http://www.eastersealsma.org

Epilepsy Foundation of MA. 
540 Gallivan Blvd. #200 Boston MA 02124
Phone: 781 821 4135
Website: http://www.epilepsyfoundation.org/massri/

Greater Boston Assoc. for Retarded Citizens 
221 No. Beacon St. Boston MA 02135
Phone: 617 783 3900
Website: http://www.gbarc.org

Joslin Diabetes Center 
1 Joslin Pl. Boston MA 02215
Phone: 617 732 2400
Website: http://www.joslin.org

Make-A-Wish Foundation 
1 Bulfinch Pl., 2nd Fl. Boston MA 02114
Phone: 617 367 9474
Website: http://www.mass.wish.org

Mass. Citizens for Life 
529 Main St., Schrafft Center Boston MA 02129
Phone: 617 242 4199
Website: http://www.masscitizensforlife.org

Mass. SIDS Center, Boston Med. Ctr. 
1 Boston Med. Ctr. Pl Boston MA 02118
Phone: 617 414 7437
Website: http://www.bmc.org/pediatrics/special/sids

Mass. Society For The Prevention Of Cruelty to Animals (M.S.P.C.A.) 
350 So. Huntington Ave. Boston MA 02130
Phone: 978 687 7453
Website: http://www.mspca.org

Museum of Fine Arts 
Fund Officer, 465 Huntington Ave. Boston MA 02115
Phone: 617 267 9300
Website: http://www.mfa.org

National Multiple Sclerosis Society 
Central NE Chapter, P.O. Box 845945 Boston MA 02284-5945
Phone: 1-800-493-9255
Website: http://www.msnewengland.org

Neely House Foundation 
30 Winter St., 2nd Fl. Boston MA 02108
Phone: 617 346 5900
Website: http://www.camneelyfoundation.org

New England Shelter for Homeless Veterans 
Dept. V., 17 Court St. Boston MA 02108
Phone: 617 371 1800
Website: http://www.neshv.org

Oxfam America 
226 Causeway St., 5th Fl. Boston MA 02114
Phone: 617 482 1211
Website: http://www.oxfamamerica.org

Palliative Care Center of Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center 
c/o Development Office, 330 Brookline Ave. Boston MA 02215
Phone: 617 667 7330
Website: http://www.bidmc.org

Pine Street Inn 
444 Harrison Ave. Boston MA 02118
Phone: 617 521 7629
Website: http://www.pinestreetinn.org

Rosie's Place 
889 Harrison Ave. Boston MA 02118
Phone: 617 442 9322
Website: http://www.rosiesplace.org

Salvation Army 
147 Berkeley St. Boston MA 02116
Phone: 617 542 5420
Website: http://www.use.salvationarmy.org/mas

Schepens Eye Research Institute 
20 Staniford St. Boston MA 02114-2500
Phone: 617 912 2564
Website: http://www.eri.harvard.edu

Shriners Hospital for Children Donations 
51 Blossom St. Boston MA 02114
Phone: 617 722 3000
Website: http://www.shrinershq.org

The Home for Little Wanderers 
271 Huntington Ave. Boston MA 02115
Phone: 888 HOME 321
Website: http://www.thehome.org

The Samaritans 
141 Tremont St., 7th Fl. Boston MA 02111
Phone: 617 536 2460
Website: http://www.samaritansofboston.org

The Women's Lunch Place 
67 Newbury St. Boston MA 02116
Phone: 617 267 1722
Website: http://www.womenslunchplace.org

Van Wert


Alive Alone 
1112 Champagne Dr. Van Wert OH 45891
Phone: 419 238 7879
Website: http://www.alivealone.org

Cambridge


ALS-Therapy Development Fund 
215 First St. Cambridge MA 02142
Phone: 617 441 7200
Website: http://www.als.net

American Red Cross 
139 Main St. Cambridge MA 02142
Phone: 617 274 5200
Website: http://www.bostonredcross.org

Norwood


ALSA-Mass. Chapter 
320 Norwood Pk.S, 2Fl. Norwood MA 02062
Phone: 781 255 8884
Website: http://www.als-ma.org

National Kidney Foundation 
85 Astor Ave., Suite 2 Norwood MA 02062
Phone: 781 278 0222
Website: http://www.kidneyhealth.org

Watertown


Alzheimer's Assoc. 
311 Arsenal St. Watertown MA 02472
Phone: 617 868 6718
Website: http://www.alzmass.org

Autism Speaks 
85 School St., Suite100, Watertown MA 02472
Phone: 617 924 3300
Website: http://www.autismspeaks.org

Boston Catholic Television Center 
34 Chestnut St. Watertown MA
Phone: 617 965 0050
Website: http://www.catholictv.org

Brain Tumor Society 
124 Watertown St. Watertown MA 02472
Phone: 800 770 8287
Website: http://www.tbts.org

Dominican Sisters Retirement Fund 
One Rosary Dr. Watertown MA
Phone: 617 924 3446
Alternate Phone: 617 924 1717

Perkins School for the Blind 
175 No. Beacon St. Watertown MA 02472
Phone: 617 924 3434
Website: http://www.perkins.pvt.k12.ma.us/

St. Patrick Parish 
26R Chestnut St. Watertown MA 02472
Phone: 617 926 9680

United Cerebral Palsy Assoc. of Metro Boston 
124 Watertown St., Suite 2F Watertown MA 02472
Phone: 617 926 5480
Website: http://www.ucpboston.org

Watertown Boys and Girls Club 
25 Whites Ave. Watertown MA 02472
Phone: 617 926 0968
Website: http://www.watertownboysandgirlsclub.org

Watertown Education Foundation 
PO Box 201 Watertown MA 02471-0201
Website: http://www.watertowned.org

Watertown Free Public Library 
123 Main St. Watertown MA 02472
Phone: 617 972 6434
Website: http://www.watertownlib.org

Framingham


American Cancer Society 
30 Speen St Framingham MA 01701
Phone: 800 952 7430 x4712
Website: http://www.cancer.org

Lupus Foundation 

40 Speen St, Suite 205 Framingham MA 01701-1898
Phone: 877 NO LUPUS
Website: http://www.lupus.org

Newton


American Liver Foundation 
88 Winchester St. Newton MA 02461
Phone: 617 527 5600
Website: http://www.liverfoundation.org/chapters/newengland

Arthritis Foundation 
29 Crafts St., Suite 450 Newton MA 02458
Phone: 617 244 1800
Website: http://www.arthritis.org

Carroll Center For The Blind 
770 Centre St. Newton Newton 02458
Phone: 617 969 6200
Website: http://www.carroll.org

Waltham


American Lung Assoc. 
460 Totten Pond Rd., Suite 400 Waltham MA 02451
Phone: 781 890 4262
Website: http://www.lungma.org

Greater Waltham Assoc. for Retarded Citizens (GWARC) 
56 Chestnut St. Waltham MA 02453
Phone: 781 899 1344
Website: http://www.gwarc.org

Partners Hospice 
281 Winter St., Suite 200 Waltham MA 02451
Phone: 781 894 1100
Website: http://www.partnershomecare.org

Marietta


American Sudden Infant Death Syndrome Institute 
509 Augusta Dr. Marietta GA 30067
Phone: 1 800 232 SIDS
Website: http://www.sids.org

Brighton


ARC of Greater Boston 
221 North Beacon St. Brighton MA 02135
Phone: 617 783 3900
Website: http://www.arcgb.org

Caritas Good Samaritan Hospice 
310 Allston St. Brighton MA 02135
Phone: 617 566 6242
Website: http://www.caritaschristi.org

Wellesley Hills


Autism Services Association 
47 Walnut St. Wellesley Hills MA 02481
Phone: 781 237 0272

Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation 
60 Walnut St. Wellesley Hills MA 02481
Phone: 781 431 0700
Website: http://www.jdrf.org/baystate

Westborough


Brain Injury Association of MA 
30 Lyman St., Suite 10 Westborough MA 01581
Phone: 508 475 0032
Website: http://www.biama.org

March of Dimes 
114 Turnpike Rd., Suite 202 Westborough MA 01581
Phone: 508 366 9066
Website: http://www.modimes.org/massachusetts

Muscular Dystrophy Association 
33 Lyman St., Suite 304 Westborough MA 01581
Phone: 508 898 3375
Website: http://www.mda.org

Arlington


Children's Room (The) 
1210 Mass. Ave. Arlington MA 02476
Phone: 781 641 4741
Website: http://www.childrensroom.org

Needham


Chron's and Colitis Foundation 
280 Hillside Ave. Needham MA 02494
Phone: 781 449-0324
Website: http://www.ccfa.org

Colon Cancer Alliance 
1200 G Street NW, Suite 880 DC 20005
Phone: 877 422 2030
Website: http://www.ccalliance.org

Good Samaritan Hospice 
In Loving Memory 
Website: http://www.inlovingmemoryonline.org

National Alliance for Autism Research 
Website: http://www.naar.org

National Osteoporosis Foundation 
1232 22nd St. NW DC 20037
Phone: 800 231 4222
Website: http://www.nof.org

TAPS (Tragedy Assistance Program for Survivors/ Military) 
910 17th St. NW Suite 800 DC 20006
Phone: 800 368 8277
Website: http://www.taps.org

Oak Brook


Compassionate Friends 
P.O. Box 3696 Oak Brook IL 60522
Phone: 877 969 0010
Website: http://www.compassionatefriends.org

NAtick


Cystic Fibrosis Foundation 
220 No. Main St., Suite 104 Natick MA 01760
Phone: 508 655 6000
Website: http://www.cff.org

Joey Fund Cystic Fibrosis Foundation 
220 No. Main St., Suite 104 Natick MA 02215
Phone: 508 655 6000
Website: http://www.cff.org

Leukemia & Lymphoma Society 
9 Erie Dr., Suite 101 Natick MA 01760
Phone: 800 688 6572
Website: http://www.leukemia-lymphoma.org

Brookline


Dana Farber Cancer Institute 
10 Brookline Place West Brookline MA 02445
Phone: 617 632 2903
Website: http://www.jimmyfund.org, http://www.dana-farber.org

MAB Community Services (for Blind) 
200 Ivy St. Brookline MA 02446
Phone: 617 738 5110
Website: http://www.mabcommunity.org

Newtonville


Eastern Star Grand Chapter 
P.O. Box 600583 Newtonville MA 02460
Phone: 617 964 0312
Website: http://www.oestar.org

Belmont


Fernald League for the Retarded 
P.O. Box 85 Belmont MA 02478
Phone: 781 891 7345

Boys Town
Fr. Flanagan's Girls & Boys Town 
300 Flanagan Blvd, PO Box 7000 Boys Town NE 68010
Phone: 800-448-3000
Website: http://www.girlsandboystown.org

Taunton


Homes for Our Troops, Inc. 
37 Main St. Taunton MA 02780
Phone: 866-7-TROOPS
Website: http://www.homesforourtroops.com

Waban


Hospice of the Good Shepherd 
2042 Beacon St. Waban MA 02468
Phone: 617 969 6130
Website: http://www.hospicegoodshepherd.org

Canton


Irish Cultural Center 
P.O. Box 246 Canton MA 02021
Phone: 781 821 8291
Website: http://www.irishculture.org

Jamaica Plain


Italian Home for Children 
1125 Centre St. Jamaica Plain MA 02130
Phone: 617 524 3116
Website: http://www.italianhome.org

Lincoln


Mass. Audubon Society 
208 South Great Rd. Lincoln MA 01773
Phone: 781 259 9500
Website: http://www.massaudubon.org

New York


Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson Research 
Church Street Station, P.O. Box 780 New York NY 10008
Phone: 800 708 7644
Website: http://www.michaeljfox.org

Memphis


St. Jude Children's Research Hospital 
501 St Jude Place Memphis TN 38105
Phone: 901 495 3300
Website: http://www.stjude.org

Dallas


Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation 
P.O. Box 650309 Dallas TX 75265-0309
Phone: 888 888 3317
Website: http://www.komen.org

Ypsilanti


Twinless Twins Support Group 
P.O. Box 980481 Ypsilanti MI 48198
Phone: 888 205 8962
Website: http://www.twinlesstwins.org

Shrewsbury


U. of Mass Memorial Foundation 
333 South St. Shrewsbury MA 01545
Phone: 508 856 5520
Website: http://www.umassmemorial.org

Triangle


USMC Toys For Tots 
18251 Quantico Gateway Dr. Triangle VA 22172
Phone: 703 640 9433
Website: http://www.toysfortots.org

Woburn


VNA Hospice Care, Inc. 
100 Sylvan Rd., Suite G-500 Woburn MA 01801
Phone: 781 569 2888
Website: http://www.hospicecarema.org

 

 


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