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 $0.49 per transaction). Please include your address so 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.

Donate through a charitable giving fund

Be sure to search by our EIN (30-0307254) and confirm our mailing address (above), as there are several other organizations with similar names. Thank you!


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 »

Donate by shopping online

Buy essential clothing and other items our clients need from our Amazon wishlist, here »

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 »