Making an in-kind donation to Room to Grow in Boston is easy. We accept donations three ways:
Drop Off at Room to Grow
We accept donations at our office, located at 142 Berkeley Street (corner of Berkeley Street and Columbus Avenue) in Boston, Monday through Friday from 9:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Call us at 617.859.4545 so we can offer curbside service when you arrive. We will unload your donations and collect your contact information to provide you with a tax receipt.
Drop off at other locations
For a list of partner site locations, see Drop off Locations tab above.
Should your items be mail-able, they can be sent to:
Room to Grow
142 Berkeley Street
Boston, MA 02116
If you would like to receive a tax receipt, please click here for a convenient form that you can include with your donations.
Ready, Set, Kids! A family enrichment center. Click here for information.
284 Broadway, Arlington, MA, 781.479.2547
778 Tremont Street, Boston, MA, 857.201.0282
Mulberry Road, Click here for store information and hours. Accepting all donations except large baby gear.
251 Newbury Street, Boston, MA 02116
MyGym Boston, Click here for gym information, accepts all donations except large baby gear.
1065 Commonwealth Avenue, Boston, MA, 617.789.3669
Tiny Hanger, Click here for information.
314 Harvard St, Brookline, MA 617.487.5501
Mockingbird, Click here for store information and hours. Accepting donations of clothes, toys and books
219 Main Street, Charlestown, MA . 617.242.0210
Learning Express Toys, Click here for store information and hours.
53 Chestnut Street. Needham, MA, 781.444.8650
MyGym of Newton Click here for gym information, accepts all donations except large baby gear.
30 Ossipee Road, Newton, MA, 617.243.9496
Room to Grow accepts the following items suitable for a child under the age of three, that are clean and in excellent condition only:
Clothing, to size 5T • Shoes, to size 13 • Toys • Books • Child Rearing Books • Blankets • Crib Sheets • Towels • Washcloths • Bibs • Feeding Supplies • Strollers • High Chairs • Booster Chairs • Bassinets • Baby Carriers • Bouncy Seats • Swings • Play Mats • Playpens/Play yards • Exersaucers • Bathtubs • Potties • Baby Proofing Items • Baby Monitors • Diaper Bags • Photo Albums • Baby's Room Accessories
The following items are accepted new only:
Bottles • Breast Pumps • Car Seats • Cups • Teethers • Baby Shampoo • Baby Lotion • Diaper Cream • Baby Care Items
Sorry, we cannot accept: (for reasons of safety, hygiene, or appropriateness)
Cribs • Baby Furniture • Bath Seats • Diapers • Diaper Pails • Formula • Baby Food • Stuffed Animals • Maternity Clothes • Pregnancy Books • Crib Bumpers • Sleep Positioners • Walkers
We examine all donations closely to ensure that our families do not receive recalled or unsafe items. We ask that you take special care not to donate recalled or unsafe items and recommend that you directly dispose of them as appropriate.
Family Volunteer Opportunity
Saturday April 22, 2017: 10:00 - 12:00
Weekly Inventory Sorting Opportunities
The boutique look of our space is an important aspect of our program and we are always in need of reliable volunteers to help us maintain our warm and inviting space. Volunteers help organize and prepare our inventory of infant and toddler clothing, toys, books and equipment while keeping our space organized and welcoming. This is a great opportunity for college students, retirees or stay-at-home parents. A minimum of two hours per visit is required. Volunteer shifts are available Tuesday through Saturday.
We welcome corporate groups throughout the year to help organize and prepare our inventory. Volunteering with your co-workers can be a great team bonding experience. Groups can be scheduled Tuesday through Saturday.
Boston Cares Volunteer Evenings
Room to Grow regularly hosts groups of Boston Cares volunteers. Click here to get information about signing up to volunteer with Boston Cares.
Organize a Collection Drive
For more information about any of the above opportunities, please call 617.859.4545
We invite you to join a committee, expand your network, and become part of the Room to Grow Boston family. Together, we can make a real difference.
Young Professionals Council
The YPC is a group of active, young professionals looking to make a difference. They meet once a month and host two fundraising events a year. Learn more >
This group helps spread the word about Room to Grow with a focus on collecting baby essentials. Through collection drives, events, and promotion, Program Committee members help ensure Room to Grow families receive the essential items needed for a strong start in life.
Steering and Host Committees for Room to Grow events are a critical part of the organization's major fundraisers. Help us plan spectacular events that contribute to meeting our fundraising goals.