In honor of the philanthropic legacy of Shirley B. and Charles F. Doe,
the Doe Family Foundation's mission is to improve the lives of
individuals and families in need in the Greater New England area.

Grantee Highlight:
Cradles to Crayons

"Cradles to Crayons' goal is to serve children in need from birth through age 12 by providing their families with everyday essential items that they might otherwise go without in order to pay for food or rent."

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Granting Areas

The Doe Family Foundation is dedicated to working with charities that feed, clothe, house and/or provide educational and vocational opportunities for the homeless and low-income.

The Foundation is particularly interested in supporting charities that provide relief to those in need in New England, and especially the Greater Boston area.

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