Make a Difference in Milton
Your local guide for year-end charitable contributions and volunteer opportunities
’Tis the season of giving. ’Tis also the season of taking care of those year-end tax deductions. Milton Patch can help and no, we’re not talking about December babies.
Throughout the year, Milton is full of opportunities to make a difference right here in town. From canned goods to used books to the gift of your time, town organizations can use your donations to advance their work. In most cases, monetary donations are always welcome, too. So get into the spirit of giving, and make a difference for your neighbors in need.
Milton Animal League, www.miltonanimalleague.org
Paper towels, laundry detergent, trash bags, gift certificates to Petco, dog toys, cat toys, and volunteers are always needed. Or donate directly through PayPal or by credit card.
Caring Circle, http://www.miltoncatholic.org/caring/cc_info.html
Sign up for the Milton Catholic Collaborative’s Caring Circle email list, and learn of opportunities to help your neighbors in need with your time, your talents or your treasure.
Milton Community Food Pantry
Non-perishable food, cash donations and volunteers needed. Call 617-696-0221 for more information.
Milton Council on Aging, http://miltonco.ipower.com/Friends_of_COA.htm
Become a member ($5) to help the Friends of the Council on Aging in their support of the senior center and the programs available to seniors in Milton.
Friends of the Milton Public Library, http://www.mplfriends.org/
Donate gently used books to the Friends’ book shop, and help fund programs and services at the Library. Volunteers and monetary donations are welcome, too.
Forbes House Museum, http://www.forbeshousemuseum.org/
Donate or volunteer to help with Museum programs and outreach.
Milton Foundation for Education, http://www.miltonfoundationforeducation.org/donate.php
Support public education in Milton with your time or financial contributions.
Friends of the Blue Hills, http://friendsofthebluehills.org/
Help preserve the Blue Hills Reservation; see website for details.
Milton Hospital, www.miltonhospital.org
Volunteers and donations welcome.
Milton Meals on Wheels
Help prepare or deliver meals during the holidays and year-round; more information at http://www.southshoreelderservices.com/?page_id=188
Sustainable Milton, http://www.sustainablemilton.org
Take action on climate change; learn how you can help at the website.
Coming next week: make a difference in the larger community.