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 Fall 2021 newsletter and the PPUF Voices Blog.


Click here for the updated SURVIVAL TIPS!

Many More People Are Hungry Now.
Please Make a Donation to Your Local Food Pantry

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.

Remember George Floyd

Dear Donors,
The company that has been the conduit for PPUF donations is no longer providing that service. We are in the process of transitioning to a new service. Thank you for your patience. 

Check back Soon. In the meantime, donations by check will be gratefully accepted

Poor People’s United Fund 
645 Boylston St
Boston MA

For a bit of relief From war news listen to
Rebecca Parris sing ‘Round Mid-night’
Enjoy a song.