Show Your Support Today!
$25k Matching Gift Challenge!
Right now, every donation to CPO through July 31, 2023 will be matched dollar for dollar by an anonymous donor. Please consider increasing your gift to allow us to take advantage of this generous gift.
The generous contributions of our supporting community are essential to meeting our operating needs Our volunteers depend on your support to provide the program materials and services that are so beneficial to our incarcerated neighbors. We appreciate your generosity, and we are ever grateful for your support.
Other Ways to Give
Give a tribute gift to honor or memorialize a special person. (by mail or online).
CPO will let the recipient or recipients’ family know of this special recognition.
Give through your Donor Advised Fund!
What Is a Donor-Advised Fund? A Donor-Advised Fund (DAF) is a philanthropic giving vehicle that provides an immediate tax benefit to you, and allows you to grant funds to charities of your choice.
How to Recommend a Gift to CPO:
-Request a grant distribution through your DAF sponsor.
-Be sure to use EIN# 04-3439438
-Indicate that your gift is intended to support Concord Prison Outreach
A matching gift from your employer is an easy way to double (or even triple!) your impact. Ask your HR department if your company provides matching gifts.
Additional information that may be helpful when completing your matching gift form:
Concord Prison Outreach
100 Main Street, Suite 130, Concord, MA 01742
Tax ID / EIN 04-3439438 / Contact Sam Williams – Executive Director
Create Your Legacy – Your legacy gift to CPO will help us realize our vision to enable all people who are incarcerated in Massachusetts to have access to meaningful educational and personal growth opportunities.
To make a gift in your estate plans to support CPO, contact your attorney or financial planner.
Your previous gifts have allowed:
- 270 men learned computer skills, prepared for the GED (HiSet) exam, or worked on reading and math skills, aided by CPO tutors.
- 220 children enjoyed making holiday projects with their fathers, and each chose a book to take home from the many donated by people in the community.
- 200 people benefited from emotional literacy classes.
- 165 men from both prisons explored better ways to and communicate with their children in Fathers’ Groups.
- 24 men read aloud a children’s book on video to be sent home to their child–a way to be “present” although far away.
- 115 men had the opportunity to read and discuss works of literature and spiritual healing in small book groups.
- 100 men worked on Job Search Skills, self awareness, and Music Theory, among other programs, at NECC.
- 60 men created cards and other artwork in the art program at NECC.
- 30 men learned horticultural skills, planted and maintained gardens, both flower and vegetable, in both Concord prisons.
- 1,000 men received a gift bag of stationary and toiletries personally given to him by a CPO volunteer.