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Winter Donations for the Unsheltered

The City of Boston invites you to keep sharing the warmth with our unsheltered neighbors 

The City of Boston is collecting donations for our unsheltered neighbors across the city. We have been overwhelmed with generosity this winter! Thank you for your contributions.

At this time, we are only accepting new or machine-washed donations of the following items:

Adult Men + Women's

  • T-shirts
  • Sweatshirts
  • Sweatpants
  • Jeans
  • Shorts
  • Sneakers 



  • Socks or flip flops
  • Toiletries
  • Backpacks, totes, and duffel bags
  • Ponchos
  • Umbrellas

Please bag items, if possible. No dress clothes or baby clothes will be accepted.


We appreciate your continuous support for our unsheltered neighbors!

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Where to Donate

Donation bin locations:

Location Address
Engagement Center 26 Atkinson Street, Roxbury 02118
Boston Public Health Commission  1010 Massachusetts Avenue, Roxbury 02118
City Hall  3rd Floor, 1 City Hall Square, Boston 02201
Boston Public Library 
  • Central Branch
    700 Boylston Street, Back Bay 02116
  • BPL Charlestown
    179 Main Street, Charlestown 02129
  • BPL Codman Square
    690 Washington Street, Dorchester 02124
  • BPL East Boston
    365 Bremen Street, East Boston 02128


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