Thank you for being part of something big.


It's time for Small Can Be Big to say goodbye.

 We'd like to express our gratitude to every person who has been a part of our community for the last nine years.  You've made a true and lasting impact on families in need.  For this, we give our sincerest thank you. 


 The difference you’ve made speaks volumes.


$1.3 million raised

With every penny going directly toward the family’s specific need. 


1,100 families helped

When no other resource was available, you stepped up.


Thousands of donors

Together, you’ve been part of an incredibly powerful community. 


The good work continues.

Here's how you can continue to be part of it.


In our lifetime we’ve partnered with several dedicated organizations who help families get back on their feet. We humbly ask you to consider them in your future contributions.  



Action for Boston Community Development (ABCD)

Since its founding in 1962, ABCD has strived to be the voice and catalyst of empowerment and opportunity, providing hands-on assistance to those in need and responding promptly to emerging issues. 


Boston Area Rape Crisis Center

The Boston Area Rape Crisis Center (BARCC) is the only rape crisis center in the Greater Boston area and the oldest and largest center in Massachusetts. Our vision is to end sexual violence through healing and social change. 


Brookview House

Brookview House has been helping Boston families break the cycle of homelessness and poverty to achieve personal and economic self-sufficiency since 1990. 


Cambridge Family & Children's Service

The mission of Cambridge Family & Children's Service is to strengthen and support families so that their children can be raised in loving and nurturing homes, within communities that support them.


COMPASS for Kids

COMPASS for homeless families operates the COMPASS Community College Collaborative (CCCC) in a primary partnership with the Massachusetts Community Colleges Executive Office.

Crossroads Family Center

Crossroads Family Center is now a subsidiary of St. Mary’s Center for Women and Children, a multi-service human services organization located in Dorchester that offers innovative and family-centered programs for women and children.


Family Reach

Family Reach provides financial relief and heartfelt support to families fighting pediatric cancers and other life-threatening diseases. 


FamilyAid Boston

Since 1920, FamilyAid Boston (formerly Travelers Aid Family Services) has been helping those without a home and those away from home. 

Father Bill's & MainSpring

Father Bill's & MainSpring has been moving people out of shelters and into homes since 1982, using an innovative Housing First strategy to end homelessness one life at a time. 


Friends of the Children-Boston

All children should be given the opportunity to realize their unique potential and inherent worth. Friends of the Children-Boston (Friends-Boston) creates generational change by engaging children from high-risk communities.


One Family Inc.

Founded in 1999 by Paul and Phyllis Fireman and their family, One Family is a nonprofit with a mission to end family homelessness in Massachusetts.


Project Hope

Project Hope is a multi-service agency at the forefront of efforts in Boston to move families beyond homelessness and poverty. It provides low-income women and their children with access to education, jobs, housing, and emergency services.


St. Mary's Center for Women and Children

St. Mary’s Center for Women and Children provides the largest population of homeless and low-income women and children in Boston with the resources to rebuild stable, healthy lives in the community.


Family-to-Family Project

Since 1988, Family-to-Family Project has directly helped over 8,000 families throughout the Greater Boston area. The Family-to-Family Project aids families who are losing or have lost their homes.


Wellspring House

Wellspring House empowers individuals and families to live more secure lives through basic needs assistance, education, and job training.


YMCA of Greater Boston

Families in Transition is an emergency shelter program that truly exemplifies the YMCA of Greater Boston’s mission objective to serve and empower individuals and families from all walks of life.