As one of the South Shore’s most respected early education, youth development and family service agencies, Stars has a long history of changing lives. With your support, we can continue bringing excellence in education, enrichment and family support to hundreds of families in our region.

Here are some of the ways your gift will support our important work with children and families:

$2,000 supports an academic club for our high school program serving students at risk of not graduating

$1,000 pays for 12 months of meetings for our Grandparents as Guardians support group

$800 provides a week of STEM programming for our 300 Summer campers

$500 grants a one month scholarship for a working parent needing care for their preschool child

$250 gives a book to every child in our three Preschool Centers and supports our Reading Is So Exciting initiative

$75 purchases a year of supplies for a child at one of our four Afterschool Centers

$50 supplies a month of diapers for a baby in Family Child Care 

Give online:

Give by phone:
781-331-8505 x231

Give by mail:
Development Office
200 Middle Street
Weymouth, MA 02189

Questions: Email

Stars is a 501(c)(3) organization. All donations are tax deductible.

Donor Advised Funds
We are a 501(c)(3) nonprofit recognized by donor-advised funds. Our EIN is 23-7097840 and our legal name is South Shore Stars, Inc.

Tribute Gifts
You may make your gift in honor of or in memory of a friend or family member. Enclose a note with the honoree’s address, and we will send a notification of your thoughtful contribution. Donations can be sent to the address above or can be made online.

Matching Gifts
Many companies match charitable gifts made by employees, retirees and directors. Please check with your company’s personnel department to learn how they can multiply your impact. You may also designate Stars via your workplace  United Way program.

Gifts of Stock, Wills and Planned Giving
For information about how to transfer securities, to wire funds, or how to include Stars in your planned giving, please contact Kristen White at 781-331-8505 x231 or

Donate a Car
Donate for Charity, Inc. makes it convenient to donate a car to Stars. They will pick up your car whether it runs or not, liquidate it at auction, and remit a high portion of proceeds to your charity of choice. Learn more at

Amazon Smile
AmazonSmile is a simple and automatic way for you to support Stars every time you shop, at no cost to you. Start your shopping at and Amazon will donate a portion of your purchase to Stars. You can continue to use your existing account, if you have one, and your account settings and history will be unchanged. The first time you enter the AmazonSmile site, you will be prompted to select your benefit charity. Amazon remembers the selection so every eligible purchase you make at will result in a donation.

Gifts in Kind – To contact us about WISH LIST items we may need, email:

Want to attend an event or visit a site and see firsthand what we do? Email:

Thank you to our FY15 & FY16 Donors and Volunteers!