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In-Kind Donations

If you are interested in giving back to the patients of Boston Medical Center, we offer you the opportunity to make an in-kind donation. The below programs are accepting new clothing, goods and cards for patients and staff here throughout the year. All clothing purchased must be new with the tags still attached.

Adult Emergency Department

Seeing over 12,000 patients a month, BMC's Emergency Department is the busiest in New Eng-land. After experiencing a traumatic event, some patients are not able to wear the clothes they came in and need a change of clothes.

Accepted Donations

  • Coats, Pants, New underwear, New socks
  • Magazines (without personal identifiers)

Department Contact

Shannan Bush and/or Rose-Marie Khnaizir at [email protected] and [email protected]

Child Life Program

The Child Life Program at Boston Medical Center helps children and families manage the stresses associated with hospitalization and illness.

Accepted Donations

Please visit the Child Life Program's Amazon Wish List for a complete list of their needs.

Program Contact

Molly Duggan at [email protected]

Clothing Bank

Boston Medical Center is fortunate to have an onsite clothing bank that holds basic seasonal clothing, shoes and coats for patients in need. Social workers are some of the few people in the hospital that have access to this resource and consulting with a social worker is necessary to access the clothing bank.

Accepted Donations

Sweatpants and sweatshirts, Plain white athletic socks, T-shirts and underwear

Program Contact

Amanda Wright MSW, LICSW, email [email protected].

The Center for Refugee Health and Human Rights

In an effort to serve survivors of torture and related trauma, The Center for Refugee Health and Human Rights firmly recognizes the importance of providing care to the whole person and reaches out to refugee communities and torture survivors to offer a place of safety and trust. BCRHHR provides comprehensive medical, mental health, obstetric/gynecological care coordi-nated with social services and legal referrals to approximately 375 individuals from over 40 countries.

Accepted Donations

Please visit the BCRHHR's Amazon Wish List for a complete list of their needs.

Program Contact

Please contact Robbie Adams at [email protected].

Violence Intervention Advocacy Program (VIAP)

VIAP helps guide victims of community violence through recovery from physical and emotional trauma. Items donated will help with education and job training programs, life skills training (financial literacy and effective communication), recreational and wellness programs and with support at school meetings (individual education plan (iep) and tutoring).

Accepted Donations

  • Men's wear: Plain white athletic socks, Sweatpants and sweatshirts, winter gloves/hats
  • School notebooks (mostly Large and XL)
  • Personal care and toiletries

Program Contact

Elizabeth Dugan at [email protected] or 617.414.4926.