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Support Families First


Make a gift to Families First and help support the parents in our community who have very little time or few resources to manage the challenges of raising children.

Your donation helps fund parenting education and support programs for parents in under-resourced neighborhoods in the Greater Boston area. We offer programs in many languages, and our parenting educators and curricula are culturally competent to serve various populations. Our programs are run at early childhood centers, shelters and housing developments, schools, and community centers. 

There are several ways you can make a financial contribution to support Families First:

Donate online:

Click here to access our secure contributions page.

Donate by Mail:

If you wish to mail a check or credit card number, please download our donation form and mail to:

Families First Parenting Programs
9 Galen Street, Suite 400
Watertown, MA 02472

Donate Stock:

You can contribute an appreciated security that you have owned for more than one year to Families First Parenting Programs. You will receive a charitable tax income deduction for its full market value, and you will avoid Capital Gains tax on the increase in value of the stock since you purchased it. Please call 617.868.7687 ext. 22 to find out more about donating stock.

Support an Annual Fundraising Event:

Families First holds several special events annually. Sponsorship and ticket opportunities are available. Please contact our Development Department.

Matching Gifts:

Many companies offer matching gift programs as part of an employee’s benefits. Talk with your company’s Human Resources department to learn how you can double your support of parenting education.

Thank you for your support!

Salem Family

Support Families First
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