Caring Partners Inc. is a 501c(3) organization that develops and implements programs to collect and distribute good quality articles of clothing to children, individuals and families in need. Serving Massachusetts and Southern New Hampshire, Caring Partners presently sponsors two annual programs, Belle of the Ball in the spring and Coats for Kids and Families in the fall.
2022 Dress Drive: February 7 – March 20
Belle of the Ball cleans and distributes prom dresses and provides related accessories at no charge to high school junior and senior girls who would otherwise not have the opportunity to attend their school’s prom.
Local students in need are referred by a network of local schools, nonprofits and social service agencies. Qualifying students are invited to a one day event where they have the opportunity to shop for a prom dress and accessories, free of charge.
2021 Coat Drive: October 4 – January 8
Coats for Kids and Families is New England’s leading coat drive for children and adults. Anton’s professionally cleans all donated coats before distributing them through a network of local distribution partners.
The mission is simple, “Anyone who needs a coat will have one. Since the program began in 1995, we’ve collected, cleaned and distributed over one million coats to local families in need.