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Invest in Our Achievers

When you donate to Friends of the Children, you invest in the future of our children and our communities.

Together we are making generational change happen!

The Friends of the Children model transforms our most vulnerable youth and strengthens our communities. We make generational change possible. Please invest in our Achievers and their futures with a tax-deductible donation.

You can give to Friends of the Children-Boston in a variety of ways. Whichever method you choose, your tax-deductible gift goes to work immediately to ensure children in our community have a Friend for 12 ½ years. No matter what.

Friends of the Children-Boston is committed to maintaining the privacy of our website visitors and donors and upholds the confidentiality of your personal information.


Online Donation

Make a gift online at our secure location.

Mail Your Donation 

Download our Donation Form and mail it to:

  • Friends of the Children-Boston
  • 184 Dudley Street, Suite 100
  • Roxbury, MA 02119
  • ATT: Stacy DellOrfano

Stock Donation 

Your gift of appreciated assets immediately makes a difference and may offer you significant tax advantages. Contact us for transfer information or if you have any questions.

Stacy DellOrfano, Director of Development 617-983-3682; stacy@friendsboston.org


Do you want to help ensure the sustainability of Friends? By naming Friends of the Children-Boston as a beneficiary of your will, trust, insurance policy or IRA, or by establishing a life-income gift, you will become a member of the Legacy Friends Society.

For Professional Advisors 

Charitable giving to organizations like Friends of the Children-Boston are often an important part of your clients' overall financial and estate plans. Collaborative gift planning requires clear and consistent communication among all parties, including our donor and your client.

  • Tools for Professional Advisors
  • Legal Name: Friends of the Children-Boston
  • Tax ID Number: 20-1581289
  • Incorporated in: Boston, MA

Employee Giving Programs

Many employers sponsor matching gift programs and will match charitable contributions made by their employees. Contact your Human Resources department to determine if your company participates in a matching gifts program. Request a matching gift form from your employer, and send it completed and signed with your gift. Your gift may be doubled or tripled, increasing the impact of your donation. 

Host a Fundraiser 

Would you like to host a fundraiser at your home or business? We have the tools and support that make it easy for you to make a difference and help spread the word about our high impact organization.

Amazon Smile

Amazon donates 0.5% of the price of your eligible AmazonSmile purchases to Friends-Boston once you select us as your preferred charity. Be sure to use smile.amazon.com when shopping Amazon.


Friends of the Children-Boston is proud to report that every $1 invested in our preventative model returns over $7 to the community due to our direct impact on program graduates. Rest assured that your gift will make a significant difference in the life of a child.