Circle of Hope is a nonprofit organization based in Needham, Massachusetts. The mission of Circle of Hope is to provide homeless children, women, and men in Boston and Metro West with clothing and necessities in order to preserve and enhance overall health and personal dignity. By continually providing seasonally appropriate clothing, shoes, linens, and basic toiletries to 21 carefully vetted homeless shelters and clinics, Circle of Hope gives the most vulnerable members of our community the opportunity to protect themselves from the dangers of illness and disease that come from being homeless in New England. With the help of more than 90 volunteers, Circle of Hope makes 8-10 deliveries per week to homeless shelters and clinics and serves more than 5,500 children and adults per year. Read more...

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Thank you for attending Full Circle

Circle of Hope’s third annual family volunteer event, Full Circle, took place on Saturday, October 13, 2018 on Needham Town Common. Children had have the opportunity to participate in fun hands-on activities designed to help homeless individuals and families in Circle of Hope’s partner shelters and clinics. Each child received a “Passport of Giving” and collected stamps as she or he completed each activity. This year, nearly 150 people participated in spite of the rain!

Check out the Needham Times announcement about Full Circle here.

For more information about Full Circle, click below.

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10 for 10

Help us celebrate Circle of Hope’s 10th anniversary by participating in our “10 for 10” campaign!

Donate 10 packages of new socks or underwear throughout the month of October to help protect the health of homeless individuals of all ages. Amplify your impact by organizing a collection drive to collect new socks and underwear from your neighbors, family members, and colleagues.

Learn about Circle of Hope’s ten years of impact on Boston’s homeless children, women, and men by clicking below.

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rapid emergency response

In addition to regularly scheduled deliveries, Circle of Hope makes emergency deliveries to meet the needs of individuals and families who suddenly find themselves homeless. Last year, we provided winter coats, accessories, and backpacks to survivors of Hurricane Maria who evacuated Puerto Rico and were living in FEMA housing in Dedham. We gave warm clothing to a family displaced by a house fire in Hyde Park in December. During weeks of frigid cold, we made emergency deliveries to Rosie's Place, Bowdoin-Geneva, and Southampton Street Shelter to protect homeless residents from frostbite, hypothermia, and other exposure-related illnesses. 


Our donation center is located at 65 Rosemary Street, Needham, MA 02492. For more information on items we accept, please see our Donation Guidelines.

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