Get Involved

How You Can Help

At Rosie's Place, we seek to provide our guests with happy, healthy, warm and engaging holiday celebrations. Help us brighten the season for women facing difficult days ahead by getting involved in any of the following ways. Thank you!
Download our Holiday Ways to Give flyer, detailing our community's most pressing needs.


Host a Holiday Gift Drive

Coordinate a drive with your workplace, school or family to collect holiday gifts from our Wishlist. With your support, we’re hoping to distribute 1,500 gifts this year.

*Please note: Donations must be pre-registered and delivered by Dec. 12th. Fill out this form to schedule an in-person dropoff or to ship items to 889 Harrison Ave., Boston, MA 02118.

Questions about registering your drive? Contact Community Engagement at

Needed Holiday Gifts

  • $25 gift cards to Target, Old Navy, CVS, Walgreens, Walmart
    Gift cards can be purchased via our registry.
  • Bath and body gift sets with lotion, body wash and body spray
  • Warm hat, glove and scarf sets
  • Throw blankets

Visit our Amazon Wishlist for some items we are accepting.

*Please only include items that are on this list and that are new, unopened and unexpired.

Send Holiday Cards

Send greetings to family, friends and clients and give the gift of hope to poor and homeless women. Choose from ten classic Boston scenes and winter illustrations by acclaimed local artists. Order today at

Honor Someone Special

In lieu of holiday parties or presents, consider making a tribute donation to Rosie’s Place in honor of a friend, family member or co-worker. Save on postage—Rosie’s Place notifies your honoree on your behalf. Give at

Cater a Meal

We provide hearty and nutritious meals every day of the year. Our staff uses fresh ingredients, makes dishes from scratch and uses recipes that reflect our guests’ diverse palates. Catering groups underwrite meal costs and help prepare, serve and clean up meals in our Dining Room.

Stock our Food Pantry

Food costs are soaring. By holding a virtual food drive,
items from our shopping list are delivered directly to
Rosie’s Place and distributed to guests visiting our Food
Pantry. Visit our YouGiveGoods page to contribute to
our current drive or start your own food drive today.

*Please note: We are only able to accept food items through virtual food drives.

Support Rosie's Place with a Digital Fundraiser

Simply go to or visit to launch your own fundraiser.
For more information and to connect with Rosie’s
Place staff as you plan your event, go to
Our team can provide a QR code with a custom link to your fundraiser.

Create Care Packages for Guests 

You can help get essential items to Rosie’s Place guests in a safe and efficient way. Follow these guidelines to assemble three different types of kits that can be easily distributed to the hundreds of poor and homeless women we serve every day.

Give to Rosie's Place

Visit to support our vital programs and services for over 12,000 women each year with a one-time gift or monthly donation that funds our work year-round!