– Kathy Calvin

“Giving is not just about making a donation. It is about making a difference.”

Get Help

If you’ve fallen on hard times and need a helping hand, Project Just Because is here to help. Click here to see a list of all of our programs.

Keep A Family Warm

This program opens on October 15th.

Coats, hats & gloves, boots, snow pants and throw blankets.

Please bring any coats that you are able to donate.

Click here for information

Holiday Program

This program will be open on November 30. Please check back then.
Fill out a Holiday Gift Program Request form.

***HOPKINTON RESIDENTS*** If you are a resident of Hopkinton, please DO NOT complete this form online. Contact us at pjboffice@comcast.net for details.

Thanksgiving Program

Items supplied for Thanksgiving dinner.  Come to PJB at 109 South St in Hopkinton Monday-Thursday from 9:30am-3:30pm (starting November 2nd) for assistance with these items

(No request form needed)

Back to School Program

This program is now closed for the season. Please check back with us next year.

Hopkinton Food Pantry

*Now available WEEKLY to Hopkinton residents

This is for Hopkinton residents only. If you are not a Hopkinton resident, please contact your town’s offices to inquire about your local food pantry.

Hopkinton Residents:
Click here for information.

Gluten-Free Food Pantry

*Now available WEEKLY to Massachusetts residents

We are pleased to offer gluten-free food items to residents of Massachusetts.

Click here for information.

Statewide Food Pantry

*Now available WEEKLY for Massachusetts residents.

Fresh produce, meats, bakery, dairy, dry goods and frozen items. MA residents are able to access the PJB Statewide Food Pantry weekly at 109 South St in Hopkinton Monday-Thursday from 9:30am-3:30pm.

(no request form needed)

211 Emergency/Domestic Abuse

After a natural disaster or domestic abuse incident, PJB can help you get back on your feet by providing basic needs. 

Click here for form.


This program is now closed for the season. Please check back with us next year.

Click here for information

Other Basic Needs

This program is now closed for the season. Please check back with us after the holidays.

Bedding, toiletries, bassinets, diapers, pajamas, shoes & socks.

*This program does not include clothing. 

Click here for form

Basket of Love

A basket filled with basic necessities for Special Circumstances such as new baby, cancer treatments, and life transitions. 

Click here for form

Birthday Program

This program is for children ages 1-12 years old. Child will receive a couple of toys plus a book. A limited supply of birthday bags are available with items such as decorations, cake mix, etc. 

**Proof of Birthdate is required for this program** 

Requests must be made within 30 days of birthday

Click here for form

Furniture Network

A place to find furniture and large items, free to all families.

Click here to see what’s available.

Other Resources

A network of resources for services we do not have. 

Click here to see the resources.

Give Help

Project Just Because, Inc. couldn’t help the people we serve without the generous support of people like you!

Give Money

Donate Now with PayPal or a Credit Card

We are a 501(c)(3) non-profit, so all donations are tax-deductible.

Give Items

Holiday Donations

Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, there will be some changes to how the PJB Holiday program is run this year.  Our goal is to continue providing gifts to thousands of children ages 0-17, however we are planning to do so in a way that ensures the safety of all.  In order to do this, we need your support. ­­

Amazon Wishlists

You can now purchase items and ship them directly to PJB with our new Amazon Wishlists. Shipping is free.

Amazon Smile

Did you know that amazon will give us .5% of your purchase? Select Project Just Because as your charity of choice and support PJB with every order you place!

Donate Food, Items & Clothing

We accept all new items to help families in need. In addition, we accept used clothing in near perfect condition.

Donate Large Items

We cannot accept large item such as furniture, bicycles, microwaves, strollers, car seats etc. Please use our Furniture Network to offer these items to families in need.

Give Time

Looking for things you can do to support PJB? We have service projects for individuals and groups.

We need volunteers who can commit to two hours every week on an ongoing basis. Have fun and help a good cause at the same time! Your time will be spent helping PJB to fulfill basic necessities for those in need. For more information, email pjboffice@comcast.net.

We also offer group volunteering options for organizations.

PJB hours are Mon-Thu from 9am-4pm. If you would like to volunteer, please contact pjboffice@comcast.net.

Our Sponsors

A Special Thank You

Thank you to Kaitlyn Dupont for donating gifts to PJB for her birthday!