Ways to Give

Every Gift Makes a BIG Difference

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Mass/Metrowest depends on the generosity of donors like you to continue to provide mentors for children. Your contribution will stay right within your local community. Whether you give through a monetary donation, a donation of stock or securities, or by simply volunteering your time, every gift makes a BIG difference. Below are just some of the ways you can invest financially.

Individual Support

Financial donations provide direct and immediate support for us to recruit volunteers, and continue to serve our community’s children by providing them with a Big Brother or Big Sister. Littles in our program develop a more positive attitude, which empowers them to make better choices and live up to their full potential.

Click here to make your gift online today!
Or mail your check to:
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Mass/Metrowest, Inc.
484 Main Street, Suite 360
Worcester, MA  01608

Giving a gift in memory of or in honor of someone serves a two-fold purpose. Not only do you commemorate and honor someone you care about, but you also help contribute to changing a child’s life for the better. All memorial and honor gifts will be acknowledged through a personal note sent by Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Mass/Metrowest to the honored person(s). If you would like to make a tax-deductible contribution in memory of, in tribute of, or in honor of someone, or to commemorate a birthday, anniversary, or wedding, please contact our Development Office at (508) 752-7868.

Pledges

Pledges allow you to make ongoing gifts over a period of months or years, and can be individualized based on what works best for our donors. To arrange for monthly, quarterly, or annual donations, or to be billed at regular intervals, please call (508) 752-7868 to discuss a schedule that is right for you.

In-Kind Donations

In lieu of a financial contribution, you can provide Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Mass/Metrowest with needed services, such as printing, video production, etc. or special event tickets for our Big/Little matches to use. To make an in-kind donation, please email Hawley or call us at (508) 752-7868.

Stocks & Securities

Helping children in our community has never been easier or more beneficial. Now you can donate your appreciated securities including stocks, bonds and mutual funds to support Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Mass/Metrowest.

As a donor, you are entitled to take a charitable deduction for the full fair-market value of appreciated securities held longer than one year, and you usually avoid paying the capital gains tax that would be due if you sold the securities.

To donate stocks or securities, please contact our Development Office at (508) 752-7868.

Employer Matching Gifts

Many employers match their employees’ gifts to charitable institutions. Some companies will additionally match the gifts of employee spouses and retired employees as well. Ask the human resources or benefits office at your workplace for more information.

Planned Gifts & Bequests

Create a legacy by including Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Mass/Metrowest in your will, trust, or endowment. A planned gift to Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Mass/Metrowest ensures the continuation of our landmark mentoring programs. For more information, please contact our Development office at (508) 752-7868.

Donate Items

Your donations of used items can help provide local Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Mass/Metrowest children with caring mentors!

The Big Brothers Big Sisters Foundation is a separate 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that collects donations of clothing and small household items to stock local Savers locations. Proceeds from the donated items are given to Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Mass/Metrowest to help us continue to impact the lives of children throughout our communities. Please contact the Foundation directly at (800) 483-5503 to schedule a pick-up.

You can also donate a used car to Cars for Kids, which in turn provides income for our important programs. If you are interested in receiving more information about this giving option, you can contact Cars for Kids directly at (800) 710-9145.

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