top of page

There are several organizations that offer help during special dates such as Birthdays, Easter, Christmas, Thanksgiving and other holidays. Here listed some of them. For access to locations near you that offer assistance during these special dates, log on to the211 and place your zip code on the top left side of the page. Remember that you can translate the page into your language of choice. 

Project Just Because(Hopinkton)

In addition to birthdays, they also help with Valentine's Day, Easter, Thanksgiving, Christmas, and back to school. For all information about the programs offered by them, enterhere.

birthdays: They give a minimum of two toys, a book, and a birthday box of party items like decorations and cake mix for ages 1-12. Fill out a birthday request form here  at least two weeks before the birthday date.


During theChristmas, they help children up to 18 years old. Parents or guardians can complete an application for children. 

My Brother's Keeper

They help around Thanksgiving and Christmas time. Many Christmas care programs only cater to children under 13, but "My Brother's Keeper" caters to children, teens and parents alike. In addition to their gifts, each family receives a $50 grocery gift card to help provide a special Christmas meal. To find out the area they serve and the information they will ask for over the phone, contacthere

Call to register your family:

Phone: 508–238–2562


Salvation Army

They help around Thanksgiving and Christmas time. Anyone who wants to sign up for a basic basket, toys and coats for their children will need to bring the following documentation:

  • original ID for adults

  • Original Birth Certificates / Masshealth Health Cards for every child at home

  • Proof of Address – Current account with name and address within the last 2 months for all adults

*People of all ages, with or without children, are eligible to request assistance with proper documentation.

Please, note:

  • If more than one family lives in a household, each family must apply separately.

  • Anyone who has foster children in their household, please bring the child's placement document.

Citizens For Citizens

Help with Thanksgiving and Christmas. Get in touch with what serves your areahere.

bottom of page