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Closed 14/03/2024
Heading Home, Inc.

Heading Home for the Holidays 2023

Heading Home for the Holidays brings the joys and comforts of home to hundreds of children and adults experiencing homelessness across Greater Boston. Heading Home supports 2,000 children and adults annually on their pathways out of homelessness.
US$53,379
raised of US$50,000 target
by 330 supporters
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Closed on 14/03/2024
RCN 237364546

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Story

“We talk a lot about the need to be “trauma-informed” in our work with clients, and giving gift cards during the holiday season instead of gifts is a small but concrete example of putting that thinking into practice. Choice and autonomy are two major components of being a trauma-informed provider. Giving parents a gift card tells them that we want them to make decisions for their families, and gives them options – something that is in short supply when you’re navigating homelessness. It’s not just a gift of things, it’s a gift of being able to choose for yourself. That has value beyond the card itself. – Mary Shannon Thomas, Senior Director of Programs, Heading Home

Your donation will go directly into the hands of parents and adults this holiday season, affording them the opportunity to shop, wrap, and give to their friends and family.

About the charity

Heading Home's mission is to end homelessness in Greater Boston by providing a supported pathway to self-sufficiency that begins with a home, together with critical services such as life skills, financial literacy, and job training.

Donation summary

Total raised
US$53,378.69
Online donations
US$45,488.69
Offline donations
US$5,000.00
Direct donations
US$10,952.69
Donations via fundraisers
US$37,426.00

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