Giving Guide

Your guide to giving back this holiday season!

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Celebrate the season of giving—support your local nonprofits!

In the spirit of giving as highlighted in our November/Decemeber issue of Cape Cod LIFE, we decided in addition to our Annual Holiday Gift Guide, it was time to create our Giving Guide—highlighting local nonprofit organizations who are bettering our community.

Give the gift of giving this season by donating to any number of these nonprofits listed below—and don't forget to check out our Annual Holiday Gift Guide for great ideas of where to shop.


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Housing Assistance

460 W Main St #1, Hyannis 02601

In a community where housing presents so many challenges, Housing Assistance strives to provide a solution. Their mission is to help bridge the wide gap between homelessness and homeownership. Your support helps reflect their vision of vibrant year-round Cape & Islands communities where everyone has a stable place to call home.

Independence House

160 Bassett Ln, Hyannis 02601

Independence House offers critical response programs and services assisting children, teens and adults of all races, identities, and abilities impacted by domestic or sexual violence. Offices located in Hyannis, Falmouth, Orleans and Provincetown, and all District and Probate courts on Cape. 24-hour hotline, emergency shelter, counseling, advocacy and legal assistance.


The Alzheimer’s Family Support Center

2095 Main Street, Brewster 02631

The Alzheimer’s Family Support Center provides cost-free personalized services to individuals and families living with Alzheimer’s and other dementia related diseases. They help families navigate the complexities and challenges they face.


Elder Services of Cape Cod and the Islands

68 MA-134, South Dennis 02660

Elder Services of Cape Cod and the Islands creates solutions to help us all thrive as we age. It operates the familiar Meals-on-Wheels program and provides Home Care Management that can help maintain independence, as well as community-based programs that prevent and investigate allegations of elder abuse, neglect, and financial exploitation.


The Falmouth Service Center

611 Gifford St, Falmouth 02540

The Falmouth Service Center is a regional food pantry and social service organization, that works hand in hand with the community to educate, support, and improve the quality of life for families in need.

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Seaside Le Mans

Held annually, at Mashpee Commons .

Seaside Le Mans is an annual community event held at Mashpee Commons that raises money for Cape & Islands nonprofit organizations. Hosted and underwritten by the Davenport Companies, teams of six drivers race Formula 1-style karts along straightaways, around turns and under a bridge on a 1/4-mile outdoor track.


Lower Cape Outreach Council

19 Brewster Cross Rd, Orleans 02653

Lower Cape Outreach Council’s mission is to provide comprehensive assistance to those in need of immediate support and to encourage long term self-sufficiency. They operate nine food pantries, a financial assistance program and Katy’s Korner, their free clothing and household resource, in addition to a Thanksgiving meal program and holiday toy distribution.


Habitat for Humanity Cape Cod

411 MA-6A #6, Yarmouth Port 02675

Habitat for Humanity Cape Cod is committed to building affordable, sustainable, and energy-efficient homes to impact future generations. Help them to build more affordable homes to help local families stay on Cape Cod by volunteering, donating and creating a legacy.