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Make a Contribution
(603) 422-8208 x132

Families First Health & Support Center is grateful to a wide variety of funding sources, including private foundations and government agencies. But we could not continue offering our services without help from local individuals and businesses. Below are some ways you can help Families First with financial and in-kind contributions. To find out more, call the Development Department at (603) 422-8208, ext. 132, or send an email.

Financial Contributions


Contributions from businesses, individuals, families, foundations and organizations make up about 40 percent of Families First's budget. Donations of any amount are appreciated. Click to make a secure online donation or write to: Development Department, Families First, 100 Campus Drive, Suite 12, Portsmouth, NH 03801.


In-Kind Contributions
(Wish List)

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If you would like to donate items to Families First, please consult our wish list to see what our needs are. We cannot accept items that are not on this list. Items from the list may be dropped off at the Family Center window in our lobby during regular business hours. If you have questions about whether Families First can use certain items, please contact Paula at 603-422-8208 ext. 132 or by email.

The family at left asked birthday-party guests to bring diapers for Families First clients rather than gifts for the birthday girls.


Business Support

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Local companies support us by making charitable contributions and in many other ways, such as:

  • Participating in the Community Partners program, in which businesses hold events or drives for Families First or donate a portion of their proceeds during a certain period. In return for your support we will promote your event and recognize your efforts. For more information, please call the Development Department at (603) 422-8208 ext. 132 or send an email.
  • Sponsoring our Artists of the Seacoast calendar, or buying calendars as gifts for clients and employees
  • Matching employee contributions
  • Making in-kind donations of products, services or expertise
  • Conducting a drive to collect items for families that we serve or for our programs. Please check our list Wish List, and limit donations to items on this list; we cannot accept other items.

Top photo: Families First has been the beneficiary of The Fabulous Find, a boutique-style resale shop in Kittery, Maine, that donates proceeds to nonprofits.

Bottom photo: Lago’s Ice Cream in Rye has held Free Ice Cream Days to benefit the pediatric health care program at Families First.