Sad news for all friends of Christmas in the City family. On October 13th, Jake Kennedy died. The world is a lesser place without Jake in it - less kind, less joyful - but it's a more magnificent place because we had this good and great man among us for 65 years. His legacy lives on through his wonderful family, and through Christmas in the City.

Since 1989, bringing comfort & joy to Boston-area families experiencing homelessness and poverty.

Our Mission

Despite COVID, Our Mission Stays the Same! We’re a 100% volunteer organization devoted to helping Boston-area families experiencing homelessness and poverty. Although we will not be holding our traditional public events this year, we remain steadfast in our commitment to helping Boston area families in need.

We’re not going anywhere! We’re already planning for the post-COVID world.

100% goes to kids and families

We do 100% of everything with volunteers – 15-20 managing the mission year-round, and 2,500 for events – making sure that 100% goes to those we support. Many volunteers were once kids at the party and come back to give back. Our event volunteers return again and again, and many tell us it’s the best day of the year. While we won't be needing all of our wonderful volunteers this year, there are still ways to get involved. AND WE'LL BE WANTING YOU ALL BACK IN 2021!

I love helping families understand that no matter what life is throwing at you HOPE is not that far and can come in different shapes, forms and colors.

Max J - Volunteer: Thanksgiving in the City, Monday Mania, etc....

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Christmas in the City is registered as a 501(c)3 non-profit organization. Contributions to CITC are tax-deductible to the extent permitted by law.

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