Giving Back

Join West Parish as we work together to help each other. 

Feed the Hungry

Support Families in Need

Provide Aid for Housing Projects

Support Local Community

West Parish Outreach team:  Ed, Suanne, Lisa, Pat  and Karen 

Donate Food at the Andover YMCA.  To help those facing food insecurity in the wake of the COVID-19 outbreak,  a food and personal care item drive is being held at the Andover/North Andover YMCA on Wednesdays, from 3:00 to 5:00 pm. 

Neighbors in Need in Lawrence is in need of donations for their food pantry and evolving needs of the community.

Bread and Roses in Lawrence is asking for your donations to keeping Bread and Roses up and running - offering lifesaving resources to those who need it, when they need it most.

Open Pantry of Greater Lowell serves over 1,500 people in need. Make a donation or shop Amazon using Amazon Smile and Amazon will donate to Open Pantry

Remember your neighbors and West Parish family.  Call, send them a text or write them a note to check and see how they are doing!  Trying to find someone's number?  Download the West Parish directory to find emails and phone numbers.

Lazarus House  If you would like to support Lazarus House they are in need of food, clothing, and financial support, click here to donate any of these items.  *Note:  You can also buy items on line from Amazon, Target and Walmart and have them directly shipped to Lazarus House.

Donate clothing for children and teens.  Catie's Closet mission is to  improve school attendance by providing clothing and toiletries to children in need - at their schools.   

Support Lawrence Boys and Girls Club.  The Lawrence Boys and Girls Club  provides to-go dinners for kids of all ages 4:30-6:00 pm Monday to Friday.  Donate to support this organization which means so much to West Parish.  

Horizons for Homeless Children in Lawrence works tirelessly to  help alleviate the trauma and stress of homelessness on both children and their families by providing high-quality early education, food and vital opportunities for play and more. They are in need of food, clothing and other necessities to support families in their shelters.

Uncommon Threads. Empower women through the clothes in your closet. Your beautiful clothes will give low-income women the tools to build self-esteem and self worth.

Emmaus House. Helps more than 35,000 people out of homelessness and toward self-sufficiency. Donate funds or food and personal items.

Remember our seniors who may be isolated in their homes or in  retirement homes.  Send a card, note or drawing to let you know you are thinking of them!  West Parish Seniors are in Marland Place,  Edgewood, Prescott House,  and Brooksby Village - but any note would be wonderful!

Give Blood.  The American Red Cross is always in need of your donation.   Schedule an appointment today!

Remember our pets.  "COVID-19 is putting an immense amount of stress on animal shelters across the country," says Matt Bershadker, president and CEO of the ASPCA.   Help locally by donating to the MSPCA​​​​​​​

Give to housing projects.   Andover Community Trust and Habitat for Humanity provide house to low income families.  Please remember these amazing organizations during these times.

Support local businesses.   Restaurants need our help to keep people employed and their businesses open.  Many of these businesses are supporting First Line Responders by donating meals.  View the latest list of Andover restaurants offering take out!  Yum!

Help our Neighbors.   Do you have time to pick up groceries or help with Outdoor Spring Cleaning at someone's house?  Let the Outreach team know.   They'll connect you with someone in need!  Also - if you need help with these items - please contact the Outreach team.