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DonateEast End House has a long tradition of meeting community needs in innovative and meaningful ways. From our beginnings in 1875 serving struggling immigrants to earning national accreditation, our innovative programs are constantly evolving with the community. But, we need your help to continue our tradition of excellence. Your contributions will help us provide affordable and high quality Child Care, School Age, and Middle School Programs, develop new initiatives for older youth, offer nutritious food to low-income families, and increase services for seniors. You can help by:

Tax deductible contributions can be made by sending a check or money order (no cash please) to:

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East End House
105 Spring Street
Cambridge, MA 02141

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If you have any questions about donations, please contact Kimberly Harrington at (617) 876-4444 or by email at If you're looking to purchase Cooking for a Cause tickets, click here.

Thank you for your support. It truly does make a difference in the lives of those we serve!

DonateWe rely on volunteers to help us provide the highest quality services and create the most innovative and relevant programming we can. There are opportunities for individuals, families and groups with varied interests and skills. Currently we are looking for volunteers to help in the following capacities:

  • Relieve receptionist
  • Answer phones
  • Data entry
  • Assist with mass mailings
  • Read to a group of preschoolers
  • Sing or play an instrument
  • Assist teachers with classroom activities
  • Run a workshop in an area of expertise; ie. dance, yoga, etc.
  • Teach or assist in adults' computer classes
  • Run tax workshops for community members
  • Help out at special events
  • Help organize and stock groceries
  • Assist with Greater Boston Food Bank deliveries
  • Hand out groceries in the Food Pantry
  • Help out at the Farmer's Market
  • Help in the homework room
  • Assist with science and math activities
  • Run special classes and workshops
  • Run special workshops such as dance, crafts, computers, etc.
  • Assist the group leaders with activities
  • Help in the homework room
  • Participate in Community Clean-Up days
  • Assist at special events
  • Sort and distribute food in the Thanksgiving Turkey Basket Giveaway
  • Help organize toys for Holiday Toy Drive
  • Holiday Volunteering
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