The Poor People’s United Fund is a Boston-based organization that works to eliminate the causes of suffering due to poverty. PPUF advocates and educates in order to change the policies and perceptions that lead to that suffering. Please read our Spring 2023 Newsletter and the PPUF Voices Blog.



Many More People Are Hungry Now.
Please Make a Donation to Your Local Food Pantry or to Poor People’s United Fund.

Survival Tips was originally prepared by the late Betty Reid Mandell. Read the version updated in July 2017 to learn more about helpful resources around Boston. Find information about legal, food, housing, and health services, as well as several more free and low-cost programs to assist those in need.







For a bit of relief from the news -listen to
Rebecca Parris
Enjoy a song.