Help Keep Families Warm and Housed this Winter
Helping families and individuals
in Greater Boston since 1892
Financial emergencies impact more of our neighbors each day. Lend A Hand has been an important resource, providing emergency financial assistance to low-income families and individuals for over 130 years. Working in partnership with nonprofit social service agencies in the Greater Boston area, LAH makes emergency assistance grants to help pay for:
- Rent to prevent eviction
- Heat and electric bills to prevent utility shut-offs
- Critical medicines and medical equipment
- Eyeglasses and dental care
LAH also provides valuable grants for:
- Camp for inner-city children
- Books to lend to adults and children
How You Can Help
We received over 1,050 requests for emergency assistance last year, and with your support, we can help many more people in need.
Looking For Help
If you or your family need financial assistance, please contact one of our nonprofit partners to apply on your behalf. Lend A Hand works in partnership with over 100 nonprofit agencies serving the Greater Boston area.
If you represent a hospital, legal aid program, community agency, educational group, camping agency, or another nonprofit social service organization, you can apply for a grant to help your client in need.