Thanks to the continued generosity of our donors, we are proud to remain community funded and supported. Donations from individuals, corporations, foundations, churches and local organizations all help provide critical resources to individuals and families so they may achieve self-sufficiency. We accomplish this while maintaining our commitment to fiscal responsibility and serving as trusted stewards of the organization.
For your tax purposes, all financial contributions are tax deductible to the fullest extent allowed by law. Beverly Bootstraps’ Tax ID Number is 04-3254507.
We are 3-star rated by Charity Navigator, which means we’re accountable, transparent, and financially healthy. See our profile here.
We have also earned the GuideStar 2019 Platinum Seal of Transparency, showcasing the progress and results we’re making toward our mission! See our profile here.
Should you have any question or want to discuss giving options, please contact our Director of Development & External Affairs by clicking the button below or calling 978-927-1561.
How you can help
Beverly Bootstraps is here to Help Feed Beverly and to provide our community with ways to get involved so that you too can help give hunger the boot. We’ve heard from so many that want to help, that are worried about how people will keep afloat during these challenging times, concerned that children will go hungry.
Donate: At this time the best way to help us during this crisis is to consider making a donation or even consider joining our Circle of Hope. Becoming a monthly donor will keep your support going, no matter how long this situation lasts.
Volunteer: Those that want to help their neighbors in need can visit the volunteer page to learn more about our current volunteer opportunities.
Food Donations: To learn more about how you can donate food to help stock our shelves, click here.
Thank you for wanting to Help Feed Beverly!
Circle of Hope
When you join the Circle of Hope, your automatic monthly recurring gift will provide a steady flow of hope to our clients all year long. Because with hope, anything is possible.
Gifts of Stock
A gift of stock can bring meaningful financial and tax benefits to both you and Beverly Bootstraps. Raymond James Financial works with Beverly Bootstraps to process all stock gifts.
What better way is there to remember or honor a loved one than to make a gift in their memory or honor that supports the programs and services of Beverly Bootstraps? A notification letter, with the name and address of the donor (no gift amount shown) will be sent to the recipient of your choice.
Donor Advised Funds
Donor Advised Funds (DAFs) are a centralized vehicle for charitable giving that makes it easy for donors to dedicate funds to support their favorite nonprofit organization. They also provide an operationally convenient and tax-efficient method for donors to manage their charitable giving.
Through planned giving, donors can make a difference in the lives of Beverly Bootstraps clients for generations to come, while also establishing their personal financial goals through an estate plan.
Double the impact of your gift! Your gift to Beverly Bootstraps could be matched dollar for dollar by your employer. Many employers sponsor matching gift programs and will match any charitable contributions or volunteer hours made by their employees, retirees and/or employees’ spouses.
Celebrations for Bootstraps
There are many ways to combine a life celebration with a contribution to Beverly Bootstraps. We would be honored if you would consider including us in your next event.
“Why I Support Beverly Bootstraps”
Our Food Assistance programs rely heavily on individual/corporate donations and drives. Donations can be dropped off at our office, 35 Park Street, during our regular operating hours of Mon & Thurs 10am-2pm, Tues 2-6pm and Wed 10am-6pm, or placed in our collection boxes at:
Stop & Shop, 224 Elliott Street, Beverly
Stop & Shop, 37 Enon Street, Beverly
Shaw’s, 71 Dodge Street, Beverly
Each year we give out about 450 turkeys and the fixins to local people in need so that they can enjoy a Thanksgiving dinner.
Through the generosity of the community, we have already received commitments to ensure that all our families will receive a Thanksgiving meal!
More information for the 2021 holiday season to come in the fall.
If you would still like to help a family in need, please consider donating food to help fill our pantry using our top 10 most needed items list or make a donation to support our work. Have another idea or want more information? Please contact our Development Coordinator.
Fresh Produce Donations
If you are, or are friends with a backyard gardener, a local farmer, garden club or community garden member, you can help diminish hunger right here in your own community by sharing your extra harvest.
Fresh Produce donation hours at our Food pantry are Monday 10:00am – 2:00pm, Tuesday 2:00pm-6:00pm and Wednesday 10:00am-6:00pm.
Thrift Shop Donations
Gently used clothing, household items and decor, furniture and books are all items that can be donated to our Thrift Shop.
All proceeds help fund the important programs of Beverly Bootstraps.
Donate a Vehicle
Your car has been good to you – now let it be good to your neighbors in need. You can support Beverly Bootstraps by donating your running or non-running car, boat, truck, van or SUV. It’s easy and free, and you may qualify for a tax deduction.