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In-Kind Donations

Mayor Siddiqui wants to thank everyone who has helped their community during the COVID-19 pandemic. We thank every person who has volunteered their time to deliver food, pack care packages and essential items and checked in on our seniors. Below are some of the generous ways our community has stepped up for their neighbors.

If you know of an organization, business or individual that should be recognized on this page for their generous help in Cambridge, please email Michael Scarlett, Chief of Staff – mscarlett@cambridgema.gov

  • Audible


    Donated funds to support our local restaurants while providing meals to residents in need.

  • Boston Area Mask Initiative

    Boston Area Mask Initiative

    Mask donations to Cambridge residents

  • Broad Institute

    Broad Institute

    Partnered with the City of Cambridge for rapid, on-site and proactive low- and no-cost testing and test processing for Cambridge residents in nursing home facilities, low-income housing, and homeless shelters.

  • Cambridge Public Schools

    Cambridge Public Schools

    Every weekday, Cambridge Public Schools pack and distribute bagged breakfasts and lunches to locations throughout Cambridge

  • Cambridge Volunteer Clearinghouse

    Cambridge Volunteer Clearinghouse

    Donated over 1,000 washable cloth masks to direct service providers. They are also coordinating a "Buy One, Give One" mask drive.

    Distributed 149 individual bottles of hand sanitizer to residents of the YWCA and YMCA and will continue distributing to other agencies for their vulnerable clients and for every Food for Free distribution site.

  • Central Square Florist

    Central Square Florist

    Local flower shop making deliveries of food on behalf of Off Their Plate at no cost

  • Cradles to Crayons

    Cradles to Crayons

    C2C has donated thousands of diapers and hygiene kit supplie to families in need

  • Eli Lilly

    Eli Lilly

    Donated 100 masks to Cambridge Police Dept

  • Every Mask Counts

    Every Mask Counts

    A 26-person Cambridge sewing group donated 100 handmade masks

  • Flour Bakery and Cafe

    Flour Bakery

    Local bakery making deliveries of food on behalf of Off Their Plate

  • Fo Guang Buddhist Temple

    Fo Guang Buddhist Temple

    Donated 11,000 masks that were distributed to City Hall, Mt. Auburn Hospital, Beth Israel Medical Center, Cambridge Fire Department, Pro EMS, and Cambridge Police Department

  • Food for Free

    Food for Free

    Local organization providing food to residents and families who are at risk of food insecurity. They have provided over 3,500 bags of food to over 1,700 households in Cambridge.

  • Friendship Works for Elders

    FriendshipWorks for Elders

    Coordinated a volunteer card-making drive for elders experiencing social isolation

  • Gather Here

    Gather Here

    Local business donating masks through its "Get 1, Give 1" campaign

  • Harvard Square Hotel

    Harvard Square Hotel

    Through a partnership with Harvard University and the Cambridge Health Alliance, this local hotel offers rooms to healthcare professionals on a complimentary basis to rest during long shifts through the month of May.

  • Little Donkey

    Little Donkey

    Local restaurant providing meals to first responders through Off Their Plate

  • MA Chinese Community

    MA Chinese Community

    Collected and delivered hundreds of masks to frontline workers

  • Matouk Fine Linens

    Matouk Fine Linens

    Donated 900 handmade masks to be distributed through Cambridge Volunteer Clearinghouse

  • Pagu


    Local restaurant providing meals to first responders through Off Their Plate

  • Shy Bird

    Shy Bird

    Local restaurant and bar offering customers the option of purchasing a $10 meal for frontline workers at MGH. They also issued a 20% crisis fee to support their employees and benefits.

  • Stitchers


    Guides your sewing group toward a nonprofit needing masks, and can help individual stitchers join a project or a group

  • Tahaza Hummus Kitchen

    Tahaza Hummus Kitchen

    Local restaurant feeding COVID-19 first responders

  • Toyota Research Institute

    Toyota Research Institute

    Toyota Research Institute in Kendall Square delivered face mask making supply kits late yesterday for 1,000 masks

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