Food Pantries: Local food pantries are accepting non-perishable food items, plus reusable and paper bags.  


Starting Nov 17, 2020 GBANA will start collecting donations that will be sent to The Home for Little Wanderers to help support their annual Big Wishes GiftCard Drive AND food donation items that will be delivered to local Roslindale and West Roxbury food pantries in need.


Read below to find out more about these two initiatives and what you can donate.


The Home for Little Wanderers: The Home for Little Wanderers provides a seamless continuum of vital programs and services for every stage of child and family development, serving children and youth from birth to 22. For more than 200 years, the organization has earned a reputation for doing whatever it takes to strengthen vulnerable families and keep children safe in their own communities, even when they don’t have family support. Learn more by visiting

Due to Covid, Home For Little Wanderers will only be accepting physical gift cards this holiday season.

Physical gift cards requested include TJ Maxx, Walgreens, CVS, Rite Aid, Target, Stop & Shop, Best Buy, Amazon, Visa, AMEX, and Mastercard.


 How to Donate
  • For any Home for Little Wanderers Gift Card donations, please place these in an envelope and leave in the mailbox at 2 Anawan Terrace, West Roxbury by Sunday, December 13.

  • For any food pantry donations, please drop off new, not expired, unopened food in paper or reusable bag in front of the garage at 1 Anawan Terrace, West Roxbury by Sunday, December 13.

If you have any questions, please email Sara Harold at

Thank you for your help!