Boston Cares is the largest volunteer agency in New England, an Innovation Hub within the national HandsOn Network, and an award-winning leader in the volunteer engagement sector. Filling more than 20,000 volunteer spots annually in support of more than 165 Greater Boston schools and non-profit agencies, we offer a wide array of programs and opportunities that make it simple for you to volunteer no matter how busy your schedule. We believe volunteers transform communities through service and civic engagement.Ready to Join Us?
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Basic NeedsHelp prepare & serve 560,000+ meals
Youth SuccessHelp impact the lives of 35,000 children
Adult EducationEquip adults to beat poverty
Last month, the Just Energy Foundation kicked off a new partnership with Boston Cares and CitySprouts to bring sustainable gardens… Read more Just Energy builds Sustainable Gardens for Boston Public School students
Join us for the 14th Annual Boston Cares Awards recognizing our outstanding volunteers, volunteer leaders, community and corporate partners. This energy filled event is… Read more Save the Date for the Boston Cares Awards!