Seeking to improve the quality of life for women and children


Our Grantee Organizations


Open Spirit - A Place of Hope, Health & Harmony

The Nourishing Teachers/Strengthening Classrooms (NT/SC) Project of Open Spirit was established in 2012 to offer teachers and students training and skills in mindfulness that they can use in the classrooms to enhance learning and behavior.


City Mission - A Lift Up

City Mission catalyzes action to root out poverty in Boston neighborhoods. Their strategic focus is on homelessness prevention.

Bakhita Community Safe House 

We Welcome:

  • Women who are eighteen years or older.
  • Who have been commercially exploited (trafficked) for sex or for labor.
  • From the United States or abroad.

The community at Bakhita House provides emotional support, food, shelter, and clothing, as well as an environment that assists guests to rebuild their lives.


Chaplains on the Way


We go out into the streets, shelters, and gathering places of Waltham to bring a ministry of spiritual care and hope. 


No person suffering from homelessness or poverty in Waltham will feel they have to walk alone. 



Founded in 1879 by a dedicated group of women of faith and courage who responded to the work of the home missions.