WHY GIVE to CEOC? Because we run super-lean, so you know your gift has a direct, positive impact on the lives of your neighbors in need! 


Just last year we provided:

  • food and grocery store gift cards to over 8,400 households
  • health insurance enrollment assistance for more than 5,200 individuals
  • $2.5 million in tax refunds through free tax preparation and assistance for approximately 1,500 low-income tax filers
  • individual financial coaching to more than 100 participants, plus FAFSA assistance to another 100+ individuals enrolling in college
  • housing case management and advocacy and emergency funds to 981 Cambridge tenants to help maintain stable housing and avoid eviction
  • SNAP enrollment assistance to get money for food to more than 600 individuals 
  • emergency small cash grants of $250 to over 400 Cambridge residents facing hardships


For 57 years, CEOC—Cambridge’s only city-wide anti-poverty nonprofit agency—has made sure Cambridge families and individuals have access to resources and the support they need to thrive. As a nonprofit, we rely on the generosity of individual donors like you to make this possible. Please make a contribution today—thank you!


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