How to help? Donate

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There are many ways to contribute to the Amherst Survival Center’s programs. We rely on donations of time (volunteers), funds, and goods (food, clothing and small household appliances):

  1. Make a financial donation, learn more here
  2. Make a donation of your time and skills as a volunteer, learn more here
  3. Make a food donation or organize a food drive for our Pantry, learn more here
  4. Make a donation of personal care items for our Pantry, learn more here
  5. Make a donation of clothing and household items to the Community Store, learn more here


We are grateful for your involvement and contribution in the center’s operations in the way(s) that you wish to share. Thank you!

Did you know…

  • Your donation doubles when you participate in an employer matching gift program.
  • You can donate monthly by becoming a member of  the Amherst Survival Center’s Sustainer’s Circle.
  • You can celebrate special occasions with donations in your honor, or someone else, in lieu of gifts.
  • You can remember someone with a memorial gift to the Amherst Survival Center.
  • The Amherst Survival Center welcomes gifts of stock and planned giving. Please contact Mindy Domb, Executive Director 413-549-3968 x107 for more information.Letting us know of your gift of stock in advance lets us track the gift and ensures that your name is attached to it.
  • You can donate your net metering credits, if you have residential solar power. Please contact Kara Schnell at 413-549-3968 for more information.
  • Checks may be made payable to the Amherst Survival Center.


Questions? Contact Lisa Queenin, Development Coordinator (549-3968 x108).

Checks may be made payable to the Amherst Survival Center.

Our mailing address is:
Amherst Survival Center
PO Box 9629
North Amherst MA 01059-9629


The Amherst Survival Center is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization.  All donations to the Center are tax deductible in accordance with state and federal tax laws.