Cambridge is home to many nonprofit organizations with a mission to better the local community. From housing assistance to nature conservation to food donations, these non-profits need our support to survive.
Whether you are interested in donating or volunteering your time, check out these local nonprofits near our Cambridge apartments.
Food For Free believes everyone should have access to healthy, fresh foods. This program provides fresh fruits, vegetables, and other foods that would have otherwise gone to waste by local businesses to those who need it most in the community. Their programs include home delivery for those without access to transportation or a kitchen. If you're looking for a way to help that is social-distance-friendly, Food For Free accepts food and monetary donations. They also need volunteers to help prepare the meals and deliver them to the community.
If you are looking for a local nonprofit to make a monetary donation to, consider the Cambridge Community Foundation. This nonprofit's mission addresses community needs such as hunger and homelessness while uplifting diverse communities. Most recently, they donated $40,000 to local food pantries to combat food insecurity in the Cambridge area. Their grant program provides funds to support community innovation and cultural and artistic projects.
For the nature lovers out there, support the Charles River Conservancy. This non-profit maintains the Charles River and surrounding parks. They fund projects to promote easier park access while restoring and preserving these special areas. You can now view the parks virtually and learn about the native plants in the area through their website. You can support the Charles River Conservancy by donating or volunteering your time to one of their many projects. Each volunteer project enforces strict social distancing guidelines, including wearing a face mask, sanitizing tools, and maintaining 6 feet of distance between volunteers.
Support your local community by volunteering or donating to one of these local nonprofits in Cambridge. Visit our blog to discover some of the most scenic parks in Cambridge. If you would like to learn more about Luxe at Alewife, contact us for more information.
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