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Help Fund the Missions of the House of Hope

Thank you for your kindness in supporting House of Hope. Your generosity will help us continue providing life-saving and life-changing programs to hundreds of families every year.  House of Hope and House of Hope Housing are 501(3)(c) organizations. Your donations are tax-deductible to the fullest extent of the law. House of Hope’s Tax Donation ID # is 042867965.  House of Hope Housing’s Tax ID # is 582669733

Choose where you would like your donation applied: Housing or Shelter.


The long-term solution for family homelessness is permanent housing. This fund supports House of Hope efforts to purchase, renovate, and maintain our numerous properties in Lowell.

The button below will take you to our PayPal page where you can securely make your donation.


Emergency shelter is a critical support services for our families in the most urgent state of need. House of Hope shelters provide temporary housing for families who are homeless.

The button below will take you to our PayPal page where you can securely make your donation.

Donate to House of Hope Housing, Inc.

Donate to House of Hope Shelter

Give the Household Items Our shelters use daily

Donations of material goods are also greatly appreciated. Anything that you use in your home we use in ours. Please check our Amazon Wish List for the products that are currently most needed. We also accept some previously-used items, which are listed below. (This list has recently changed due to COVID-19 concerns.)

We are now accepting donations only by appointment. Please call Edna Gustafson at (978) 677-2018 or email to schedule a dropoff at our 520 Fletcher Street shelter.

Gently-used items we accept:

  • Children's clothing and shoes
  • Toys
  • Books

Used items we CANNOT accept:

  • Adult clothing
  • Stuffed animals
  • Pillows, comforters, and linens
  • Furniture, beds, and mattresses
  • Computers, televisions, and appliances
  • Anything a baby sits in (such as swings, strollers, car seats, and ride-on toys)
  • Baby gates
  • Baby bottles
  • Housewares
  • Bicycles

Extending Your Generous Gift

MATCHING GIFTS - Your gift could be doubled, or even tripled, if your employer offers a matching gift program. House of Hope currently receives matching gifts from many local companies. To find out if your company or business offers an employee matching gift program, please contact your Human Resources Department for the appropriate paperwork.

BEQUESTS- Do you have a will, or are you now planning your estate? Please remember House of Hope in your will. So many mothers and children can benefit from your generosity for years to come.

If you are interested in naming House of Hope in your will, please contact the Executive Director at (978) 458-2870 for assistance, with our gratitude!