Your generosity makes Lend a Hand work. Thank you to these donors.

The Patriot Ledger's annual holiday Lend a Hand charitable fund is in its 24th year.
·22 min read

Thanks to the generosity of our readers, The Patriot Ledger’s Lend a Hand campaign for 2021 will once again help those in need on the South Shore. Working with Quincy Community Action Programs, Aspire Health Alliance, South Shore Community Action Council and other local service agencies, Lend a Hand, now in its 24th year, has raised more than $3.3 million from readers like you making donations.

More from Lend a Hand

Amy's story: Car crash survivor just wants to do her own laundry

Jamie's story: Quincy woman with disabled child and grandchild needs rent help

Christina's story: It hasn't been an easy life for Quincy mother of three - can you help?

Arthur's story: After years of dealing with mental illness, this North Quincy man is finding balance

Lend a Hand: Your generosity always amazes us. It's the 24th year of The Patriot Ledger's Lend a Hand.

List of Lend a Hand donations for 2021

Adam Pearson $5

Brian and Casey, in memory of Lorraine Heffernan $10

Joel R. Davidson $50

Ann Chizauskas, Hanover, in memory of John Chizauskas $100

Maureen Khuen $100

James Sweeney $350

Wampatuck Elementary School , Scituate $150

Anonymous, Randolph, in memory of Capt. Roger F. Kemmitt, U.S.A.F. $50

Ellen Johnston, Marion, in honor of Anne and Al LaFrance's 45th wedding anniversary $50

Louis Marani $100

Anonymous, Braintree, because we missed the "Giving Tree" at St. Francis Assisi $25

Alyce Lindahl, Squantum, in memory of my parents $50

Daughter Carol, Quincy, in memory of Fred and Julie Greenlaw $50

South Shore Dancers, Norwell $2,175

Anonymous, Marshfield, in memory of Terri Burgess $100

Anonymous, Randolph $10

Sue and Dave, Hanson, in memory of Cory $50

Anonymous, S. Weymouth, in memory of Jim $100

Anonymous, Weymouth, in memory of Dorothy McAvoy $100

Holly and Tom, Weymouth, in memory of our parents - Herb, Ev, Tony and Jen $50

Joe and Joan, Quincy, in memory of Richard Realini $25

Beth Ann Strollo, Newton Center, in memory of Rosemary and Archie Wahlberg and Chazy Dowaliby $250

Thomas and Mary McNamara, S. Weymouth, in memory of "Our Parents" $200

Len and Leslie Marma, Marshfield, in memory of Dorothy Kane, Doug Kane, Leslie's twin, Mary Marma $50

Daniel J. Kelley, Hingham $50

Foundation For Humanity, Pembroke Senior Housing Community, Pembroke $50

Ellen Minahan, Quincy, in Honor of all the love I felt with all my birthday wishes $100

Misheila Johnson $25

Anonymous, Randolph, in memory of Capt. Roger F. Kemmitt, U.S.A.F. $50

Marion and Joseph Campanelli $25

David Bristol $500

The Pratt family, in memory of Steve $1,000

Laura Harbottle $25

John McKinney $200

Jennifer Perry $100

Mark, Matthew, Bella and Jake, in honor of parents, grandparents Al and Rita Pecce $75

Christie Coombs, a Christmas gift in honor of my son-in-law Kyle $100

Christopher McDowell $100

Anonymous, Braintree, in memory of Lewis H. Richardson $200

Anonymous $100

Anonymous, Hull, in memory of Keary and Ryan Rosado $250

John Fitzgerald, Holbrook, in memory of Al and Rita Duperre $100

Dot McCafferty, Braintree, in honor of Richard E. Brooks $20

Simone A. Bowes, Dorchester, in memory of Richard P. Bowes $100

Wampatuck Elementary School, Scituate $1,640

Kathy and Marty Nazzaro, Quincy, in memory of Richard Curtin, Al and Rita Nazzaro $100

Donna M. Keating, Wollaston, in memory of Marie and Pat Cremins, Dom and Cathy English, Jim Greene and Mary Evans $100

Gwen Morgan, Scituate $100

The Cook family, Hanover, in memory of loved ones $175

Anonymous, Quincy $100

Anonymous, Hingham $100

Tom and Deb McDuff, Hull, in memory of our son, Tom Jr. $100

Bill and Lil, Braintree $20

Anonymous, Scituate $100

The McDermott family, Weymouth $200

Laura Landrigan, Weymouth $100

Tom and Nancy Donovan, Randolph, in memory of Alice Donovan $50

Anonymous, Hingham $100

Anonymous, Quincy $100

Karen and Mike Shanley, Marshfield, in memory of passed Shanleys and MacCarthys $100

Janice Piccarini, Weymouth, in memory of my guys - Rick and Mike $200

Lily Todd, N. Quincy $50

Anonymous, Hanover, in memory of Uncle Jack $25

Anonymous, Hingham, in memory of Joe Papa $50

Anonymous, Quincy $20

Brian Carrigan, Weymouth, in memory of Louis J. Molinari $25

Robert DiBona, Plymouth, in memory of Angelo and Mary $25

Anonymous, Hingham, in memory of Fran and Ruth Mitchell $50

Anonymous, Quincy $50

Anonymous, Hanover, in memory of Robert and Lucy Foster $50

P.J. Flaherty, Braintree $30

Anonymous, Braintree, in memory of Charles Winchester $25

The LeBlanc children, Hingham, in memory of Edna and John LeBlanc $25

Anonymous, Randolph $25

Nana M., Weymouth, in memory of Jonah Bascle $25

Elsie May, Plymouth, in the name of Sahagian Jewelers staff $100

The Torrey family, Norwell, in memory of Cliff Torrey $25

The Fleming grandchildren, Quincy, in memory of Nana, Martin and Stevie $100

Anonymous, Rockland, in honor of a special family $25

Anonymous, Hingham, in memory of G'ma and G'pa $200

Anonymous, So. Weymouth $100

Ginny and Garry Snell, E. Weymouth, in memory of Virgil and ClareJean Snell and Joseph Ciccolo $50

Ginny and Garry Snell, E. Weymouth, in memory of Jennie Ciccolo $50

Janet Winchester, Milton $100

Anonymous, Quincy, in memory of my mother Irene Bloom $50

Anonymous, Braintree, in memory of our parents $50

Anonymous, Hanson, in memory of Celia Powers $200

Ann Adams, Quincy, in memory of Smokey Adams and all deceased family members $250

Thomas Kelley, Quincy, in honor of our vets $100

The Conti family, Hingham $125

Joseph Makarski Jr. $100

Kathy Dickinson, in loving memory of Auntie Joan and our fur baby Riley $100

Richard Vaughn $250

Karen Minyard $500

Janet MacDonald, Quincy $100

Joseph Kurilecz, $30

Mark Warsofsky, in memory of Eileen Clark from Dawn and Mark Warsofsky $250

Mark Warsofsky, in memory of Eileen Warsofsky from Dawn and Mark Warsofsky $250

John and Mary Wells, Portland, Oregon, in memory of Louis J. Wells and Mary McKinney, Weymouth $100

Michael Howard $50

Donna and Paul Palmer, Foxborough, in memory of Gino Palmer $300

Bruce Lally $100

The Kelly family, No. Weymouth $100

Karen Currie, in loving memory of Amie Walsh Sudduth $100

Daniel Raymond Volungis, in honor of Nate and Cole $100

Beverly, Scituate, in memory of Candy Taylor and Elly Berriford $30

Anonymous, So. Weymouth $100

Anonymous, Hingham $100

Anonymous, Brockton, in memory of John and Rosalie Cleary $100

Anonymous, Hull, in memory of John P. Davis $50

Sylvan Street Gang, Bridgewater, in memory of The Sylvan Street Gang from the Brockton Public Charities $100

The Fernandes family, So. Weymouth, in memory of Francis and Clara Casey $100

Janice Sullivan, Hingham, in honor of clinicians at Aspire $50

Judy and Butch, Weymouth, in memory of our parents, Ernie and Marie Bettuchy and George and Nan Kelsch and brother George $100

Anonymous, E. Bridgewater, in memory of Christopher Gillis $25

Peter Reilly, Randolph, in memory of my late wife, Diana M. Reilly $100

Ronaldo and Debbie, Weymouth $100

Carl Campagna, Scituate, in memory of Sheila Campagna $100

Jane Morrill, E. Weymouth, in memory of Jeffrey Morrill $15

Peggy Cicchese, E. Weymouth, in memory of William, Bridget and Cathy Cicchese $100

Paul and Barbara Aldoupolis, Pembroke, in memory of Springy and Papa Richardson $100

Anonymous, Quincy, in memory of Mary T. Steele $100

Frank and family, Quincy, in memory of Donna Hubbard, wife and mom $100

Anonymous, Quincy $10

Anonymous, Norwell, in honor of health care workers $100

The Bazzinotti family, Rockland $25

Anonymous, Cohasset $100

Anonymous, Norwell $10

Anonymous, So. Weymouth, in memory of my sister, Phyllis Fest $25

Linda and John, Quincy, in memory of Alice Carpenter $50

LeRoy F. Paty, Braintree, in memory of Josephine and Michael Vella $50

LeRoy F. Paty Jr., Braintree, in memory of Angie and Roy Paty $50

Anonymous, Quincy, in memory of Jimmy and Krista $40

The Robertson family, Hingham, in loving memory of Thomas S. Robertson $100

Andy Jones, Quincy $50

Andrea Mori, Weymouth, in memory of Michael $25

The Clark family, Kingston, in memory of Kevin G. Clark Jr. $100

Anonymous, Whitman $30

Anonymous, Weymouth, in memory of P.A.L. $50

Anonymous, Weymouth, in memory of Uncle Frank, Aunt Babe "Weezy" and Henry $50

Anonymous, Weymouth, in memory of Mom, Dad, Richard and Ellen $50

Louise Murry, Braintree, in memory of Edgar Murray $15

Eleanor Kern, in memory of Mom and Dad $100

Anonymous, in honor of Chazy Dowaliby $100

Anonymous, Hingham $25

Anonymous, Braintree $50

Marty and Mary Ann Burke, Quincy, in memory of Edward and Rita Dudek and Martin Burke $25

Anonymous, Carver $30

The Marks family, Braintree $50

David and Rachel, Weymouth, in memory of Jack and Kay DeLappe $50

David and Rachel, Weymouth, in memory of Chris DeLappe $50

Anonymous, Quincy, in memory of John $250

Joanne Cosgrove, Braintree, in memory of Clara and Bob Driscoll $50

The Foley family, Weymouth, in memory of our infant daughter Kathleen $25

George and Marilynn, Braintree, in memory of Bill and Ollie $100

Anonymous, Hingham, in memory of Meaghan Walsh $200

Anonymous, Cohasset $100

P.M.Gonyer, Canton $50

Joan and Bill, Joan Malvesti, Quincy, in Memory of our dad, Lt., Joseph P. Malvesti QFD, our mom, Delia and our brother, "Army" Col. Richard J. Malvesti $100

Anonymous, Duxbury $100

Anonymous, Weymouth $500

The Garvins, Hingham, in memory of Paul Garvin $50

Wayne and Cynde, Scituate $500

George, Hanover, in memory of Barbara $100

Anonymous, E. Weymouth, in memory of Herb and Barbara Rourke $100

Anne Durgin, Duxbury $75

Adam Pearson $5

Anna Leister $50

George Gawron $50

Tim Allsop $20

Margaret McKee $10

Brian Setian $100

Andrew Sklar $50

Steven Cefail $200

Ann Tyeyar, in memory of James E. Tyeryar $100

Frederick and Nancy Mark, Canton, in memory of Elyse Mark $15

Anonymous, Milton, in memory of Joseph Carney $100

Denise Prow, Rockland, in memory of Richard Prow $25

Linda and James McDonald, N. Weymouth $50

CFC, Abington $100

Anonymous, Weymouth, in memory of Arthur Burns Jr. $25

Anonymous, Weymouth, in memory of John Burns $25

Carol, Quincy, in memory of Frank $100

The Ehlers family, Weymouth, in memory of Margaret McPhilomy $25

Anonymous, Halifax $50

Anonymous, Braintree $118

Michael Howell, Quincy, in memory of Jolene J. Howell $500

Anonymous, in memory of Ben Leeber $150

Noel Constantino, Hanson, in memory of Bob and Jackie Lotterhand $100

Noel Constantino, Hanson, in memory of Mark Constantino $100

Alan Wright, Milton, in memory of The Holy Family $25

Gerry and Mary Ellen, Weymouth, in memory of Tom and Betty Carol; and Edward Boyd $100

Richard and Chris, Weymouth, in memory of Tim and Barbara Donovan, Joan Curran and Eleanor Jones $50

Anonymous, Kingston, in memory of our grandparents $50

Daniel and Jared, in memory of Gram $50

Anonymous, Marshfield, in memory of Carl $200

Anonymous, Rockland $25

Anonymous, Rockland, in gratitude $25

Anonymous, Marshfield, in memory of Bobby and Paul Flynn $100

Cathy and Dick Stevens, E. Weymouth, in honor of Ellen Minahan's 100th birthday $100

Janet Clifford $1,000

Jonathan Ames $150

Mark Voelkel $25

Joan Garrity $100

Donna Halper, in memory of my parents, Bea and Sam Halper $250

Maureen Mazrimas, Merry Christmas from Maureen and Michael Mazrimas $300

Paul Valencius $500

Leonard Marma $50

Jason Lipner $100

Anonymous, Braintree $50

Patricia Burke, Quincy $75

Mary Helen Mahoney, Quincy, in memory of my brother, David $50

Anonymous, Weymouth, in memory of Chet $50

Connie MacDonald, Weymouth, in memory of my dear brother, Richard Drown $25

Louis Tardie, Scituate $125

Gramma x 5, Quincy $100

George and Judy, Scituate $300

The Laurence family, Abington, in memory of Annmarie Laurence $250

Fred Bonk, Whitman, in memory of Clifton and Virginia Rogers; Fred and Marion Bonk $25

Jim and Mary, Weymouth $200

Jim Brennan, Randolph $150

Mary Vera, Milton $100

Anonymous, Weymouth $50

The Harvey family, So. Weymouth, in honor of all those in need $100

The Stacy family, Pembroke, in loving memory of Nana and Papa Rooney $200

Quincy Lodge #1295/Order of Sons of Italy in America, Quincy $200

Anonymous, Cohasset, in memory of Rich Silvia and Marie and Ed Ford $50

John and Carol Potter, Milton, in memory of our loved ones $20

Helen Chaney, No. Weymouth, in memory of my husband James $25

Anonymous, Quincy, in memory of Anthony and Iolanda $50

Danielle and Devin Nelson, Norwell, in memory of Nana Millie and Grandpa Pat Luongo $50

Anonymous, Hingham $100

Ma, So. Weymouth, in memory of my son Lee $100

Gramma/Grammie, Weymouth, in memory of Grammie and Gramma $75

Mom and Dad, Braintree, in memory of Brian Spring $50

Drew, Matt, Goldie, So. Weymouth $30

Jacqueline Pistorino, S. Weymouth, in memory of husband Francis $50

Anonymous, Weymouth $200

Anonymous, Holbrook $25

Judith Casullo, Humarock, in memory of Neil and Evelyn Cadigan and Michael Casullo $25

McCarthy family, Weymouth, in memory of Joe and Dot and Dan and Pris $200

Brian and Mary McDonough, Braintree, in memory of Lindsey Layn, Marie Phelan, Eileen Higgins $50

Anonymous, Pembroke, in memory of Bill $100

Joan Whittemore, Plymouth, in memory of David and Angie Whittemore $50

Anonymous, Abington, in memory of Florence Ely $25

Joseph W. DeLappe, Pembroke, in memory of Warren and Josephine DeLappe $50

Catherine LeFrank, Hanson, in memory of Paul LeFrank and Paul & Lydia Gorman $25

Anonymous, Holbrook, in memory of Richard McCarthy $50

Daughter Nancy Callery, Weymouth, in memory of Betty O'Malley of Braintree $20

Sandy, Quincy, in memory of parents Al and Emma Sayce $50

Marianne Austin, Milton, in memory of the Austin family $100

Anonymous, S. Weymouth, in memory of Ken Haskell $50

Jay and Eileen Callum, Braintree $100

Kevin and Elizabeth Modestino, Braintree, in memory of Mary E. Modestino and William J. Modestino $100

Paul Samardak, Hull, in honor of Batty Man $25

Kevin and Elizabeth Modestino, Braintree, in memory of Greta and Robert Gilleece $100

Anonymous, Quincy, in honor of Quincy Police and Fire Depts. $50

Anonymous, Duxbury $50

Dorothy Raimondi, Braintree, in memory of deceased family members $20

Mike and Maria, Quincy $50

Anonymous, Hingham $100

Anonymous, N. Weymouth, in memory of Richard Fallon $100

Anonymous, Abington $100

Jan and Amanda, Abington, in memory of James and Thelma Young $20

Bustoff and Ginzo, Quincy, in memory of Fido and Rover $500

Lorenzo, Hull, in memory of Jack Clawson $200

Gwen Morgan, Scituate $100

Robert and Judith Carnes, Whitman, in memory of Sgt. John A. Malvesti Sr., QPD, and Nancy Malvesti $50

Robert and Judith Carnes, Whitman, Mr. and Mrs. Robert J. Carnes Sr. $50

Anonymous, Cohasset $50

The Brown family, Quincy $100

Ann Erickson, Hingham, in memory of John Erickson $25

Karen Walker, Hanover, in memory of Pete Walker $26

Catherine Curtin, Quincy, in memory of Richard J. Curtin $25

Anonymous, Hingham $20

Dad and Wendy, Quincy, in memory of Joy Marie $150

Lea Sorgi, Quincy $500

Mary Mangan $250

Harold Crowley, Quincy, in memory of Kitty and Sterl Crowley $200

Gina, Bryan and Angelo, Plymouth, in memory of Geneva and Gregg Kondrat $25

David and Dorothy Lawless, Plymouth $25

Sandra Robertson, S. Weymouth $25

Bob and Marylou Storella, Quincy, in memory of the Rudolph family and their loss $100

Anonymous, Quincy $100

Anonymous, Scituate $25

B and P, Kingston $100

Anonymous, Braintree, in memory of my husband $50

Laureen Guilderson, Plymouth, in honor of Fiona and Teagan $100

Anonymous, S. Weymouth, in memory of our pets $20

Sandra Shepheard, Braintree, in memory of Donald and Frances Shepheard $100

Margaret Donnelly, Quincy $25

Anonymous, Hingham, in memory of Joe and Peg S. $30

Bette and Paul Meade, Randolph, in memory of Meade and Bosworth families $100

Anonymous, Quincy $20

John R. Byrne, Weymouth, in memory of Judy $200

Rosanne Casey, Hull $100

J. Russell, Rockland $35

Anonymous, Weymouth, in memory of Gerte' Daigle $25

Anonymous, S. Weymouth $325

D. Graham, Hanover, in memory of Carol Graham $25

The Thompsons, Wollaston $200

Mary Pitts, Rockland, in memory of my husband and son $50

Rose, Quincy, in memory of John T. $100

Kier and Marie Ward, E. Weymouth $25

Linda and John, Quincy, in memory of Marion Alibrandi $50

Anonymous, Quincy $250

Michael Collingridge, Pembroke, in memory of HMG $100

Gail F. Kenerson, Abington, in honor of the best boss on the South Shore, Shawn P. Reilly Esq. $250

Susan and Allan Chambers, Weymouth, in memory of Barbara Harrison $100

Ruth Roy, Pembroke $25

Richard and Jackie Leach, Scituate, in memory of our parents $200

Gail Fraser, Braintree, in honor of Susan Baker $30

Brian and Denise Kerrigan, Weymouth, in memory of Christopher Kerrigan $100

Anonymous, Quincy, in memory of Ron DiBella and our family in heaven with him $200

Janette Cobb, Plymouth, in memory of John and Elsie Umbrianna and Cyrus and Jessie Cobb $100

The Abernathy family, Quincy $150

The DeWitt family, Braintree, in memory of Susan Mulligan and John and Susan DeWitt $50

Mickey, Betsy and Chris, Hanover, in honor of Michael Walorz $100

Anonymous, Braintree $25

D & J Sweeney, Braintree, in memory of our parents, $100

Mum, Dad, Sharon and Joanna, Weymouth, in memory of Matthew Lyons $300

The Bailey family, Hingham $25

Anonymous, Braintree, in memory of Don and Midge Betman $25

Cathy Nettles, Florida, in memory of William and Catherine McGowan $25

Edward Hancock, E. Weymouth, in memory of Charles Hancock $100

R. Folk, Milton $75

The Barrett family, Quincy, in memory of Doreen and Steven Barrett $500

Anonymous, Quincy, in memory of Mildred and Henry Lord $100

Anonymous, Quincy, in memory of Mildred Giovanniello and Irene Whiteway $100

Jane Bartholomew, Quincy $100

Margaret Ruffin, N. Pembroke, in memory of Dave "Rebel" Ruffin $50

Dan and Marnie Dunn, Braintree, in memory of Jim and Betty Foley $100

Robert and Kathleen Stachowski, Quincy $100

The Gatturna family, Holbrook, in memory of David F. Gatturna $50

Elaine Veneto, Rockland, in memory of my wonderful son Mike $100

Paula and Bob, Norwell, in memory of our parents $25

Meredith Branagan $50

Laura Jamieson $100

Janet Donovan, in memory of Major John J. Donovan by his wife Janet and son Jack $100

Cathleen Twohig $15

Elaine Foley $200

Gail Miller, in memory of Chet and Winnie Miller $200

Catherine Harvey $250

Lev Prizant $20

George McLoughlin $200

Stuart Weier $30

Christopher Cunniff $100

Denise Adams $25

Robert Bilanicz, wishing the warmest and brightest holiday to all; and here's hoping this makes a positive difference! $100

Saruti Das $50

Scott Bowman $100

Thomas O'Shea $25

Michael Araujo $25

Katie Grady $50

Jane Richards $50

Christina Brigham $50

Matthew Ridley $20

Kieaux Kimmon $20

Stephen Rafferty $50

Gary Sheridan $50

Janet Backman, Quincy, in memory of Bob Backman $50

Jenna Mason, Abington, in memory of Pop and Kevin Mason's kids $15

Ann McAuley, Hingham, in memory of Thomas McAuley $50

Christina D. Mason, S. Weymouh, in memory of our brothers $25

Anonymous, S. Weymouth, in memory of my sister, Josephine $25

Anonymous, Hingham $40

Judy Vardaro, Braintree $100

Jerry and Janet, Abington, in memory of Bill and Ethel Sweeney $25

The Scituate Six Pack, Scituate $100

Irene King, Middleboro, in memory of the Russell family $25

Anonymous, Marshfield, in memory of Vincent P. Sullivan Jr. $100

J and J of Scituate $100

Anonymous, Quincy $25

The Brights, Duxbury $100

Anonymous, Quincy $25

Anonymous, Weymouth, in memory of Helen and Al $100

Anonymous, S. Weymouth $200

Brian, Gina and Angelo, Plymouth, in memory of Squeaky and Punny $25

Dave and Ruth Daru, Hingham $100

David MacDonald, Quincy $100

Anonymous, Quincy, in honor of Daniel, Joshua, Caroline, Matthew and Hannah $100

Coby McCarty, Quincy $50

Louis Malvesti, Quincy, in memory of Josephine Malvesti $50

Louis Malvesti, Quincy, in memory of Gloria Kelly Lovell $50

Ann Marie, Weymouth, in memory of Dick and Greg Evans $25

Anonymous, Middleboro, in memory of Daddy Joe, Esther and Cathy McCarron $475

Carole Kohler, Randolph, in memory of Nancy MacCormack $50

Dolly Tocchio, Hingham $25

Reid and Madelyn Canniff, Quincy, in honor of our granddaughters $50

Anonymous, Weymouth, in memory of Nunu $50

Anonymous, Braintree, in memory of husband, son and grandson $100

Megan Long, Braintree, in memory of Mary Long, Fred and Zira and in honor of Jobros $75

Brian Carrigan, Weymouth, in memory of Eddie Morgan $25

Anonymous, Hingham $150

Barbara Nestor, Hanover, in memory of Anne Bergeron $50

Anonymous, Braintree, in memory of Richard C. Sullivan $100

Linda Shinkwin, N. Weymouth, in memory of Danial Shinkwin $150

Anonymous, N. Quincy $100

Anonymous, Quincy, in memory of Herbert and Barbara Rourke $100

Barbara Gilliland, Quincy $25

Tim Alsip and Cheryl Alsip, Quincy, in memory of Larry Alsip $100

Elaine M. DeCosta, Weymouth, in memory of Ann Donaruma $100

The Andrews family, Braintree, in memory of Helen Andrews $100

Gerry, Quincy, in memory of Jack and Marshall $25

Anonymous, E. Weymouth $50

Anonymous, S. Weymouh, in memory of George and Sue Moscardelli $100

Bernie and Karen, Norwell, in memory of Mary Lou $200

Carole O'Connell, Hingham, in memory of John T. O'Connell Sr. $25

Anonymous, Norwell $20

Michael A. DeLuca, S. Weymouth, in memory of Donna M. DeLuca $100

Deborah Annese, Scituate $300

Janice Richmond $100

Barbara B. Jones $25

Patricia Gillis $500

Donna DiNardo $100

Joseph Walsh and family, in memory of Jack Walsh and in honor of Mal Walsh $100

F. Beneduci, Hingham, in memory of Tullio Beneduci $100

Ron and Pat Leschinskas, Quincy, in memory of Nana Sully and Nana Lou $55

Anonymous, Braintree, in honor of Shane, Luke, Reed and McKenna $200

Anonymous, Plymouth, in memory of Dad and Mom $100

Mary and Tom, Quincy, in memory of Billy Cotter and Kathy Flynn $100

Patricia McNulty, Braintree $200

Shirley, Mark and Kim, Weymouth, in memory of Clifford F. Tirrell and Pierre $150

The Tirrells, Weymouth, in memory of George and Rose Lane $50

Adam Pearson $5

Tom McNamara $250

Adam Pearson $5

Patricia Condon $50

Bernice McNeil, in memory of Bruce Domina and the McNeil family $25

Shaun Gibbons $50

Mary Jo Baryza $100

Peter Gaven $25

Elaine and Jeff Thompson $25

Susan McMahon $50

Rita Seegraber $25

Robert Flaherty Flaherty $250

Karen Currie $100

Elaine Travers $30

Connie Comeau $100

Mary Allen, for Christina Olsen and family $50

Sean Moran $10

Maria Barry $50

June Bernard $25

Margaret Byl $50

Nicholas Favorito $100

Anonymous, Milton $30

Janice MacLeod, Milton, in memory of John N. MacLeod $50

Patricia Shores, Braintree, in memory of Walter T. Shores, John and Celia Koncuich, Delia Shores $25

Noreen Mastroianni, Braintree, in memory of Louis Mastroianni $100

Don and Diane Porter, Braintree $100

Charlene and Thomas Judge, Rockland $100

Fred Parker, Scituate $200

Bruce and Cathy Hughes, Abington, in memory of Loved Ones $25

David and Karen Hohmann, Weymouth $50

Concannon family, Quincy $40

Donna Shea, Weymouth, in memory of deceased DeCross and Shea family members $25

Mike Bromberg, Rockland, in memory of Jacqui Bromberg $100

Valerie Palmer, Quincy, in memory of Gino W. Palmer $250

Anonymous, Quincy, in memory of Luigi and Jenny Rossi $100

Shaun, Michael and Brendan, Quincy, in memory of Ralph and Anne DePaulo, Tom and Kay Gibbons $50

Liz McPhee, Quincy, in memory of Chick, Ken, Betty, Spikie $30

John L. Sullivan, Braintree, in memory of Jean E. Sullivan and Jack Sullivan $100

Jean D. Mullen, Milton, in memory of Ralph and Rose DuMoulin, Rita and William Graham $50

Anonymous, Pembroke, in memory of Phyllis and Gen Smeglin $100

Howard and Mary McQuinn, Quincy, in memory of family and friends $50

Ken and Ellen Robinson, S. Weymouth, in memory of grandson Christian Robinson $25

Anonymous, N. Weymouth $50

The Murray family, S. Weymouth, in memory of Glenn and Richard Murray $50

Libbie Stanford, Braintree, in memory of John and Mary McLellan $100

Jim Baldassini, Weymouth, in memory of Frank and Dot Baldassini $250

Linda Fanara, Quincy, in memory of Sal and Matthew Fanara; and Jack, Helen and Steven Richmond $100

Anonymous, Hingham, in memory of Joan, George, Sheri $150

Anonymous, Weymouth $100

Elaine Dellacroce $100

Emilie Green $100

Michael Cotter $25

Mary Forrester $25

James Rooney, Braintree, in memory of Barbara Rooney $50

Gramma, E. Weymouth, in honor of Haley and Cameron $30

Joseph and Carolyn Leuchte, Quincy $25

Anonymous, Milton, in memory of Mary and Ray Byron $25

Gerrie, Deb, Tom, Paula and Karen, Whitman, in memory of Paul D. Thurberg $100

Anonymous, Rockland $100

Carol McGlone, Quincy, in loving memory of Jack McGlone Sr. $50

Anonymous, Marshfield $100

Phil and Beverly Johnston, Marshfield $100

Edith Neil, Weymouth, in memory of Frank Neil $50

Nancy Hallisey, Rockland, in memory of husband David Hallisey and our daughter Janet Kimball $100

Joan G. Higgins, Quincy, in memory of Robert and Marie $100

Virginia Opanasets, Braintree $25

Joan P. Garity, in memory of Philip and Virginia Garity $50

Elaine M. DeCosta, Weymouth, in memory of Manuel and Eileen DeCosta $100

Linda and John, Quincy, in memory of Billy O'Brien Sr. $50

Anonymous, S. Weymouth, in memory of Herbert A. Murphy $200

Anonymous, Braintree, in memory of Mary and John Farrell $50

Joan Powers, Scituate, in memory of Fr. Fred Powers $100

Bette and John Kincaid, Scituate, in honor of our families $100

Michael Naughton, Randolph, in memory of Peter and Bridget Naughton $100

Ann Clasby $25

Frank and Ellen Higgins, Hingham $10

GramE, Whitman, in honor of Khloe, Naomi, Kash and Reia $25

Sandy Noykoff, Quincy $700

Diane Robbins, Quincy, in memory of Richard Robbins $50

Diane Robbins, Quincy, in honor of my grandchildren $50

Catherine Barry, Quincy $100

Anonymous, Randolph $20

Sandra Antonellis, Quincy, in memory of Carmine Antonellis $100

Anonymous, Quincy, in memory of Charlie and Theresa Arienti and Charlie Jr. $50

Patrick Rossetti, Weymouth, in memory of Mary Griffin $200

P.M. Gonyer, Canton $50

The Austin family, Hanover, in memory of Richard Austin $200

S, Scituate, in honor of Steve and Nancy Benton $100

Anonymous, Braintree $10

Jerry and Suellen, N. Weymouth $100

More about Lend a Hand

Can you Lend a Hand?: Quincy woman with disabled child and grandchild needs rent help

Your generosity at work: Lend a Hand helped Patricia cover one month's mortgage to help her prevent foreclosure

Here's how you can help: How to contribute to The Patriot Ledger’s Lend a Hand fund

This article originally appeared on The Patriot Ledger: Patriot Ledger Lend a Hand donations for 2021

Our goal is to create a safe and engaging place for users to connect over interests and passions. In order to improve our community experience, we are temporarily suspending article commenting