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:  Lisa and Marcia


Donate Food at the Ballard Vale.  Ballard Vale United Church now hosts a 24-hour freestanding self-serve pantry and fridge! The community is invited to leave what they can and take what they need. Donations can be dropped off directly in the pantry at 23 Clark Rd or online donations here.

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

Paricipate in your Care Circles!   West Parish has formed Care Circles of 8 - 20 individuals who meet on a regular basis to share concerns, hopes and joys!  Throughout the year, Care Circles help others with meals, rides, sending cards and calling on each other.   If you are not sure of what Care Circle you are a member of - contact John or the Church Office.

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

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 Greater 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!

Remember our pets. 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.

Help our Neighbors.   Do you have time to pick up groceries or help with cleaning at someone's house?  Let the Outreach team know.   They'll connect you with someone in need!