There are many ways in which you can support the work we do. Whichever you choose, please know that your gift helps maintain high quality programs that are making a difference for Boston’s inner city working families. 
Here are some examples of what your gift can do
  • Donate  $5,000 and you’ll send two inner city kids to eight full weeks of   summer camp at Ellis. That includes a field trip every day
  • Your gift of $2,500 covers a year of school bus transportation to and from Ellis for an infant, toddler or preschool child from a low-income family
  • Choose the $1,000 level and pay for a semester’s dance and yoga classes at our School-Age Program 
  • With a $500 donation, you can provide a week of hot, nutritious lunches for 30 elderly or disabled adults
  • Make a $250 gift and buy 20 new books promoting early literacy for a preschool classroom
  • Give $100 and help outfit a child in need with a new backpack and school supplies 
  • Your gift of $50 will buy supplies for an arts & crafts project for our adult clients

​Please use PayPal or your credit card to donate.



Other ways to help

  • Interested in donating appreciated securities?  Click here for instructions. 

  • Shopping online? Please be sure to install the iGive button on your computer – we will get a percentage of what you spend, at no extra cost to you. Or use Amazon Smile to get part of your purchase cost donated back to us.
  • If you’d like to do some shopping for Ellis, click here for a list of items we can use throughout the year.


What's Happening

Early Education Center Families:


66 Berkeley Renovation

There is paint on the walls! The details are starting to come together over at the 66 Berkeley Street renovation project and we can’t wait to see it completed.

Check back here for updates on our renovation of 66 Berkeley Street

See all the recent progress in our photo gallery.