Donate funds

Your tax-deductible donation provides free clothing to people in need in our community. Thank you for your compassion and generosity.

$25 provides a coat to keep someone warm and dry;
$50 provides a coordinated outfit and coat, including shoes and accessories, in the style and colors requested;
$75 provides appropriate, coordinated separates or suits for job interviews
$100 provides 10 pieces of coordinated clothing, shoes, and accessories, in the styles and colors requested, for one person;
$250 provides a supply of essential clothing for emergency needs for a shelter or program to have on hand;
$500 provides clothing, shoes, and accessories for 5 people;
$1,000 provides clothing, shoes, and accessories for 10 people.

If your gift is in honor of or in memory of someone special, please include the person's name, any special acknowledgement requests, and all contact information in the memo or notes field of PayPal and Network for Good donations or in the envelope with your check.

Please do not include cash or a check with a clothing donation.

Donate by credit card

Two secure online options:

  • Network for Good makes it easy to set up a one-time, monthly, quarterly, or annual contribution. We pay 5% or Network for Good makes it easy for you to donate the 5% processing fee. Donate through Network for Good »

  • PayPal makes it easy to set up a one-time or monthly contribution and offers us the lowest processing cost (1.99% plus $0.50 per transaction). Please put your address in the memo field so that we can acknowledge your generosity. Click below to donate:

Donate by check

Send us a check and Donation Form (downloadable PDF) »

Mailing address:
Second Chances, Inc.
P.O. Box 441328
Somerville, Massachusetts 02144-1328

No processing fees.


Second Chances, Inc. is a tax-exempt 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization. Financial contributions are tax-deductible to the full extent allowed by law. We raise 100% of our budget from the generous contributions of individuals, corporations, foundations, and other community organizations.

IRS 501(c)(3) EIN: 30-0307254; ruling date: March 23, 2005. View our annual IRS filings and other financial information through GuideStar »

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Donate by shopping online

Support Second Chances when you shop on

Through Amazon Smile, every time you shop through our page link, designating Second Chances as your Smile beneficiary, we get .5% of each purchase you make. Details »

Or the Amazon app

1. Open the Amazon Shopping app on your device
2. Go into the main menu of the Amazon Shopping app and tap into 'Settings'
3. Tap 'AmazonSmile' and follow the on-screen instructions to complete the process

Support Second Chances when you buy or sell on eBay

Through eBay for Charity, you can buy or sell on eBay and direct all or part of the proceeds to Second Chances to support our work. If you let us know you're selling something on our behalf, we'll happily help with outreach through social media, our website, and our e-newsletter. Details »