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.