Shelter Wish List

The ATASK emergency shelter is in need of donations. Many of our residents enter our shelter with very few personal belongings, and we would like your help in welcoming new residents to our shelter with clean linens and bathroom supplies. We rely heavily on the generosity of donors to contribute furniture, clothing, and other household items to our shelter. The staff and residents at the shelter would greatly appreciate any donations of the following items:

Winter Clothing (for women, girls, and boys - new preferred, gently used ok)

  • waterproof boots, rain boots, snow boots
  • raincoats

Baby/Children Supplies (new only)

  • diapers (all sizes)
  • baby wipes
  • story books about emotions
  • sensory toys
  • jumping ropes
  • ball pits
  • outdoor trampoline
  • play tube
  • kinetic sand

Furniture and Appliances (gently used ok)

  • mini-fridge (20"x32"x22")
  • storage bins, plastic bins
  • cookware
  • dining ware
  • CFL/LED light bulbs
  • feminine products
  • adult toothbrushes
  • toothpaste
  • children’s art and crafts supplies
  • crayons
  • coloring books

We also appreciate monetary donations towards a new playground and shelter renovations.

If you can help, please contact the shelter manager, Perrie Mo, at (617) 338-2356 x222 or email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it . If you would like to make a monetary donation, please visit our donations page.  You can also visit the ATASK Amazon Wishlist to purchase items to be shipped directly to ATASK.

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