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2022 SPARK Boston Holiday Giving Guide

Looking to do some good this holiday season, but not sure where to start? SPARK Boston's got you covered with a list of seasonal and year-round in-kind donation sites across Boston.

Building on the successful holiday household goods drive for Haitian migrants last year, the 2022-2023 SPARK Boston Council is pleased to release the 2022 SPARK Boston Holiday Guide.

This list explains where to make in-kind donations for some of Boston’s most vulnerable residents this holiday season. There is a drive for everyone, from special winter collections to year-round assistance! With so many incredible non-profits and partnerships happening now, everyone can make the season merry and bright for someone in need.

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  • Coat and Winter Clothing Drives

    Bundle-Up New England

    NBC Boston and Telemundo is collecting new and like-new children's coats with Cradles to Crayons through their Amazon Wishlist and at participating Xfinity locations

    Donations can be made at:

    • The Cradles to Crayons Giving Factory, 281 Newtonville Ave., Newton, MA (Mon-Thurs 9 a.m. - 4 p.m., Friday 9 a.m. - 1 p.m.)
    • Xfinity, 1314 Commonwealth Ave., Allston, MA (Mon-Sat 9 a.m. - 7 p.m., Sunday 11 a.m. - 4 p.m.)
    • Xfinity, 350 Washington Street, Boston, MA (Mon-Sat, 9 a.m. - 7 p.m., 11 a.m. - 4 p.m.)
    Delta Sigma Theta Sock Drive

    The Boston Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority is collecting new socks at three Black-owned businesses for Rosie's Place and Women's Lunch Place.

    Donations can be made at:

    • Adorn Me Africa, 1 Bow Market Way, Somerville (Wed-Fri 12 - 6 p.m.; Saturday 11 a.m. - 7 p.m.; Sunday 8 a.m. - 6 p.m.)
    • Frugal Bookstore, 57 Warren Street, Roxbury (Mon-Fri 10 a.m.- 6 p.m.; Saturday 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.)
    • Shea Butter Smoothies, 777 Morrissey Blvd., Dorchester (Mon-Sat 8 a.m. - 8 p.m.; Sunday 8 a.m. - 6 p.m.)
    Winter Walk X Trillium Brewing 

    You can drop off new socks, underwear, and toiletries and get raffle tickets for a big prize at any Trillium Brewing tap room through the end of the year. Learn More about the Winter Walk Clothing Drive.

    Donate at:

    • Trillium's Fenway location at 401 Park Drive
    • Trillium's Fort Point location at 50 Thomson Place
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