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BY CHECK: please make the check payable to Collegia Catholic Boston, write ‘For The O’Connell House’ on the memo line, and mail to: The O’Connell House, P.O. Box 9568, Lowell, MA. 01853.

Thank you so much for your support!!

Online & Offline Donations

As part of its effort to support The O’Connell House, GSO is seeking financial assistance. The average stay for a woman with child is 18 months with a $50,000 support cost. Your sponsorship will allow a young woman to receive the services and supervision that are essential to heal, regain dignity, and reintegrate successfully into society.

For donations $10,000 and over, please visit our Friends of The O’Connell House page.

Donate Goods | Wish List

Visit our online wishlist at

The location to drop off donations is Saint Marguerite D’youville Catholic Parish office, 1340 Lakeview  Dracut, MA 01826

Survivor Wish-list

  • Brand new women’s clothing:
    • Sweatpants/yoga pants/sweatshirts/long and short sleeve t-shirts/ pajamas/underwear/robes:  small, medium, large, extra-large, maternity
    • Jeans/pants of size 2, size 4, size 6, size 8, size 10, size 12, size 14, size 16 and maternity jeans
    • 10 winter coats of each size (small, medium, large, extra large)
    • 30 pairs of tennis shoes, slippers, flip-flops, winter boots (size 6, size 7, size 8, size 9, size 10)
  • Brand new infant/toddler clothing: onesies, pajamas, tops/bottoms, socks, jackets
  • 30 journals
  • Toiletries: Shampoo, Conditioner, body wash, razors, shaving cream, body lotion, toothbrushes, toothpaste, floss, chap-stick, lipgloss
  • Brand new: Nail Polish sets, board games, toys for infants/toddlers, make-up sets, purses
  • Diapers for newborns up to 3 years and Pull Ups
  • Baby cloth diapers/swaddling blankets
  • Baby Lotion, baby bath soap/shampoo diaper cream, wipes, powder

Household Items Wish-list

  • Car/SUV/minivan

  • 2 Laptops

  • 15 Teddy bears
  • 15 Nature sounds noise machines
  • 10 Queen-size Pillows
  • 13 Full-size sheet sets
  • 15 Nightlights with scent diffuser
  • 4 Office-privacy noise machines
  • 10 Large, clear plastic bins
  • 13 Laundry Baskets with wheels
  • Birthday decorations
  • 13 MP3 players
  • 13 Baby monitors
  • Patio Furniture (large couch with table/end tables) 
  • Gym Equipment (2 treadmills, 2 elliptical machines, 2 rowing machines)
  • Large, soft, Sectional Couch
  • Large, soft, Love Seat
  • Coffee Table
  • 15 Matching throw pillows for living room furniture
  • 15 Pastel/Floral paintings for bedrooms
  • 3 Computer Modems
  • 3 wireless keyboards w/ mouse  
  • Adult and children’s hangers
  • 25 Christmas large and small plates
  • 25 Christmas teacups

Our Mission Depends On Your Support!

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COLLEGIA Catholic Boston Funding Corp. is a registered nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization.

The O'Connell House is a program within COLLEGIA dedicated to improving the lives of vulnerable women and children who have been trafficked.

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