Needham Community Council Inc

Rating: 5 stars   5 reviews


51 Lincoln St Needham MA 02492 USA


The Needham Community Council is a private non-profit organization which supports people in Needham who have under-met health, educational or social needs and promotes volunteerism, community and a sense of shared responsibility.


We support over 180 Needham families with limited financial resources in our Food Pantry; provided over 1500 door to door rides around Needham and to local medical appointments; sponsored a variety of holiday events and gift giving programs, including a free community Thanksgiving Day dinner; provided over 700 people with free medical equipment and sponsored the Child Abuse Prevention Program to over 1100 Needham elementary students.

Target demographics:

Needham residents of all ages and economic status.

Direct beneficiaries per year:

approx. 10,000 visits and contacts with Needham residents


Food Pantry, Medical Equipment Loan Closet, Courtesy Van Transportation; Medical Appointment Rides, Child Assault Prevention Program, English as a 2nd Language Tutoring, Thrift Shop, Nursing Home Boutique and Visits, Holiday Gift Giving Programs,Online Community Event Calendar, Needham Resource Guide, Volunteer Opportunities

Write a Review
Invite Reviews Share This Nonprofit

See How 3Hrs Can Help

More Info

(781) 444-2415

Filter Reviews by Role

Promote This Nonprofit

GreatNonprofits badges allow you to raise awareness of your favorite nonprofits on your own web sites!

Review this charity on

Reviews for Needham Community Council Inc

Rating: 5 stars  

The Needham Community Council has been part of my world for many years. I have borrowed medical equipment for my father, donated canned goods through the elementary schools, purchased clothing for my entire family, donated goods and services on a regular basis, encouraged my teenagers to contribute their time volunteering for a great organization, and enjoyed attending many of their annual functions. The slogan People Helping People is true in hundreds of different ways.

I've personally experienced the results of this organization in...

While traveling with my father it has been wonderful to borrow a light weight wheelchair.

If I had to make changes to this organization, I would...

Create a better way to drop off donations. Possibly having the donor separate clothes from toys from household goods so the sorting process is easier for the volunteers.

Flag review
Rating: 5 stars  

I am both a long time donor and staff of the Needham Community Council. It is a wonderful organization that offers a variety of supports to Needham, MA residents - the food pantry and holiday gift giving programs help our neighbors who are having financial difficulty; the medical transportation program helps residents who have difficulties driving to medical appointments; our CAP programs works with elementary school students to teach them how to be safe; we offer a variety of volunteer opportunities to all ages, from middle school students to those over 90; and much much more....

I've personally experienced the results of this organization in...

many a volunteer, a donor and a staff member.

If I had to make changes to this organization, I would...

continue to work to share information about this organization throughout the town of Needham....we are a hidden jewel.

Flag review