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Your gift helps us provide positive and enriching quality summer camp experiences to disadvantaged children and youth in Greater Boston, providing them with opportunities to have fun and achieve personal growth during the summer months.

Here’s how your contribution makes an impact:

  • Your gift of any amount helps provide summer camp opportunities for underserved youth
  • Your gift of $150 provides one week of day camp for a homeless child
  • Your gift of $450 provides one week of overnight camp for a homeless child
  • Your gift of $1,000 or more will provide 100+ youth with a free summer field trip

Make a Gift Online

If you are a foundation or corporation interested in contributing to the Summer Fund, please contact Sean Higgins at 617.426.2606 x114 or shiggins@philanthropyma.org.

Donations to the Summer Fund, a tax-exempt organization fiscally sponsored by Associated Grant Makers under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code, qualify as tax-deductible donations as recognized by the Internal Revenue Service. EIN# 04-2457605.

 

 

Summer Fund Fact

Fifty-eight organizations operating at 93 sites in Greater Boston received general operating grants from the Summer Fund in 2017.

Our Impact

Camp Starfish has changed my son in ways I didn’t think were possible. Before this summer, he always seemed uncomfortable in his own skin and didn’t feel confident enough to make friends. But now the fragile and self-secluded boy I raised is gone. The unique program you offer for kids with challenges is amazing.

— Parent of camper, Camp Starfish

Random Quote

When I was thirteen, MetroLacrosse changed me by giving me the opportunity to learn how to be a leader on and off the lacrosse field. I have learned how to solve problems both individually and cooperatively (like communicating in ways other than just using my voice), how to respect and learn from the people around me including my peers and mentors, how to play on a team of players who are my opponents during the season, and maybe most importantly for me, how to allow other’s voices to be heard.

— Victoria D’Elia, former camper MetroLacrosse Teen Summer Programs