Nicole, Age 12
After-School Homework Club


Adopt-a-Family is a program where generous donors and matched with a family who needs assistance providing holiday gifts for their children.

For Donors:
Donors sign up online, by mail, or at our office to sponsor a family. Donors may request the number of children they wish to sponsor, as well as ages and gender. An email is sent in early November letting each donor know about the children to whom they have been matched. Information will include the child's name, age, wish list and interests.

Donors will have about a month to purchase gifts, and will return them to our offices, unwrapped, the week after Thanksgiving. Parents will come in to pick up the gifts in early December. They will have a chance to see what their children will be receiving, and then are able to participate in the process by being able to wrap the gifts themselves.

If you are interested in adopting a family, please contact our Development Assistant by email here, or by calling 978-927-1561. Donor registration begins right after Labor Day.

For Clients:
If you need some help this holiday season and are from Beverly or Manchester-by-the-Sea, please call 978-927-1561 to speak with Case Management to register for the Adopt-a-Family program. Client registration runs from the middle through the end of October. If it's past Halloween, please call our office right away to check availability.
Every child deserves a happy holiday!


In 2016, community donations helped us provide holiday gifts for 663 children. Thank you!

Click here to see our Adopt-a-Family video!