Greater Lawrence Community Action Council, Inc

Ways You Can Help






GLCAC Inc. is working to ensure that all members of our community have access to food, water and other important necessities for their children and all members of their family during this challenging time. We are gratefully accepting donations.

Please click on this link to help. Funds will be used to help provide those in need with grocery, pharmacy and other gift cards. 

We understand these are tough times for everyone. We are all in this together. We hope that you will consider helping a neighbor in need, if you are able to do so.

Credit Card - Donate Online 

The GLCAC accepts Visa, MasterCard, American Express, and Discover. Gifts via credit card may be made electronically by accessing our secure Online Giving Form or over the phone by calling 978-620-4706.


Perhaps the simplest way to contribute the Greater Lawrence Community Council is with a cash gift. Gifts are tax-deductible as provided by law.


Please make checks payable to "Greater Lawrence Community Action Council."  If checks are not accompanied by a letter or note, we ask that you indicate in the memo line of the check what program or campaign you would like the funds to benefit.

Mail Checks To:

Greater Lawrence Community Action Council, Inc.
Attn: Development Office
301 Essex Street 4th Floor
Lawrence, MA 01840


You may make a pledge and make payments over the course of the GLCAC fiscal year, which runs from October 1 through September 30th. You may also make multi-year pledges to the Annual Fund or other campaigns. For additional information on pledges call the Greater Lawrence Community Action Council at 978-620-4706.

Gifts via Wire Transfer

To make a gift to the GLCAC via wire transfer, please contact the Development Office at 978-602-4706 for more information.

Gifts of Tangible Personal Property or Services (Gifts-in-Kind)

The acceptance of gifts-in-kind is made on a case-by-case basis, with the primary criteria the gift's ability to further the mission of the GLCAC. The GLCAC is prohibited by law to appraise the value of gifts of tangible personal property in any form. For donations of personal property over $500, the donor must complete the appropriate IRS forms for tax deduction purposes; for property having a value of $5,000 or more, the donor must obtain a qualified, independent appraisal. For additional information on gifts-in-kind, call the GLCAC Development Office at 978-620-4706.

Planned Gifts

For information regarding tax savings, advantages, bequests, gifts of life insurance, charitable gift annuities, life estate gifts, charitable remainder or lead trusts, pooled income funds and other ways to include the GLCAC in your estate planning, contact us at 978-620-4706.

Memorial/Tribute Gifts

Many choose to give to the GLCAC in memory of a loved one, to honor someone special, to mark a special occasion or to recognize a special staff member that provided exceptional service. Gifts to this fund are used by the GLCAC to address a special need unless otherwise requested by the donor.

Corporate Matching Gifts

Many companies sponsor matching gift programs to encourage employees to support the GLCAC. In fact, some employers match dollar for dollar, while others will double or triple donors’ gifts. If your gift is eligible, simply request a matching gift form from your employer and send it to the Development at GLCAC.

Special Events

GLCAC conducts the Hero’s in Action Gala each year.  Next year’s event will be held on Friday, April 28th 2017 at the Andover Country Club. Please download our Hero’s in Action sponsorship form here (link).  Everyone who participates in our gala helps to provide valuable services to children and families in our community.

Contact Information

Donations received from a generous community underscore the importance of our mission.  GLCAC Mission Statement:Greater Lawrence Community Action Council opens pathways to stability and prosperity for people in need, and prepares them to make decisions that will positively affect their lives.”

Creating Opportunity: Ending Poverty

To make a gift or to discuss any details about how to become a GLCAC supporter please contact:

Evelyn Friedman 
LCAC Executive Director 


Together, we can make a positive difference in the lives of children and families in our community.


Whether you choose to support the Greater Lawrence Community Action Council’s Annual Appeal or choose to be a sponsor for the Hero’s in Action Gala, gifts of all sizes significantly impact the ability of the organization to help each child and family. Gifts can be made in a wide variety of ways, and the GLCAC appreciates your support.