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We are so grateful for the outpouring of support we’ve seen from the caring individuals, foundations, and corporations that have stepped up to help us Keep Our Red Doors Open. All are helping to ensure that our staff and our clients remain safe and well through the COVID-19 crisis.
We hope that this list of acknowledgements (which will be updated regularly) serves as inspiration to others to take action. During this time of isolation, it helps our staff and clients to know that they are not alone — that their community cares about them.
Orinoco has been donating delicious meals every week to our residential clients and Boston Living Center members as part of their effort to feed frontline workers and critical community programs throughout Boston
Picco donated meals to our direct care staff in their effort to support frontline workers and other essential services providers in Boston
While we’ll miss Drag Brunch this year, we are so grateful that longtime Boston Living Center supporter, Daniel Faucher, has still found a way to help by spending his time in the studio on masks instead of custom gowns
Hannah Rosenblatt established the group Masks for Massachusetts in efforts to donate homemade masks to frontline workers – we received 100 masks
Laura’s Sewing School donated homemade masks to our frontline staff
Food Link MA donated food – fresh fruits and vegetables, non-perishables, and other pantry items to the Boston Living Center with enough donations to supplement the first week of to-go meals for members
The Greater Boston Food Bank has been helping keep our Boston Living Center membership well-fed, with enough donations to provide nutritional takeout meals and care packages
United Way of Massachusetts Bay and Merrimack Valley, Good 360, and Tempur Sealy Inc donated 128 twin size mattresses to our housing and recovery programs
From $10 to $10,000, your generous gifts have made an impact!
Foundations and Corporations
American Tower Corporation • Bank of America Charitable Foundation • Doe Family Foundation • eHana • Gilead Sciences • IMPAQ International • Liberty Mutual Foundation • Maguire Mechanical Services • Microsoft • RIZE • United Way of Massachusetts Bay & Merrimack Valley • Walgreens
Citrus & Salt • D'Angelo Grilled Sandwiches • Orinoco • Picco
Anonymous • Asia Kepka • Boston Area Mask Initiative • Daniel Faucher Couture • Dorel Juvenile • Hannah Rosenblatt • Laura’s Sewing School • Massachusetts Developmental Disabilities Council • Ross Ozer, Kurt Einstein & Artisan’s Asylum
Biofilm, Inc. • Boston Textile Company • Dr. Bronner’s • Edible Boston • Evelyn Nee • Food Link • Good360 • Global Protection Corp. • GrandTen Distillery (hand sanitizer) • Greater Boston Food Bank • Houghton Mifflin Harcourt • IMPAQ International • Insomnia Cookies• Judith Jackson • Lavender Bee Baking Company • Maguire Mechanical • Project Giving Kids • RXBAR • Short Path Distillery (hand sanitizer) • Sockwell • Stop & Shop • Teddie Natural Peanut Butter • Tempur Sealy Inc • Trader Joe’s Fresh Pond • Walgreens • Walmart
IMPAQ International jumped into action to support Victory Programs right as the COVID-19 crisis hit, donating canned food and other non-perishables for our clients
Insomnia Cookies donated over 300 cookies as a thank you to our frontline staff for their hard work during this tough time
The Massachusetts Developmental Disabilities Council donated 100 KN95 masks to help meet our continued need for PPE and are actively advocating for more
Maguire Mechanical donated a sanitizing machine to facilitate sanitation of PPE within our programs and ensure the safety of our staff, clients, and members
Short Path donated much-needed hand sanitizer to our Mobile Prevention Team
Teddie Natural Peanut Butter donated 2 cases of peanut butter
Walgreens dropped off a variety of items from our wish list, from socks to decks of cards, to help keep our clients warm, fed and entertained
We are grateful to Ross Ozer, Kurt Einstein and a team of volunteers for making 150 Halyard H600 medical fabric masks made at makerspace Artisans Asylum in Somerville. These high-quality masks will be particularly useful for our staff and clients in residential programs.