The basic hygiene products Hope & Comfort distributes have an enormous impact on the health and self-esteem of those we serve, and supercharges the work of our community partners.
Hover over the dots below to view Hope & Comfort's highlights over the years.
The Feingolds accept donations in lieu of presents for their daughter’s birthday party. Through this donation, they meet a social worker who confirms that there is a huge unmet need for hygiene products. Hope & Comfort is born!
Hope & Comfort makes its first distribution of 250 tubes of toothpaste to Jewish Family and Children’s Service’s Family Table.
Hope & Comfort hits 1,000 items distributed.
Hope & Comfort is granted 501(c)3 status.
Hope & Comfort hits 15,000 items distributed.
Hope & Comfort hits 30,000 items distributed.
Hope & Comfort hires its first full-time employee.
Hope & Comfort partners with Boys & Girls Club of Boston and nursing students from Mass General Hospital.
Hope & Comfort hits 50,000 items distributed.
Hope & Comfort moves into its first “official” storage space in Newton, MA.
Hope & Comfort launches its first program to supply local food pantries with hygiene products.
Hope & Comfort launches a program with Boys & Girls Clubs of Boston to provide hygiene products and education to youth in Boston.
Hope & Comfort hits 100,000 items distributed.
Hope & Comfort celebrates the grand opening of its first office and warehouse space.
Hope & Comfort hits 150,000 items distributed.
Hope & Comfort hits 200,000 items distributed.
Hope & Comfort hits 250,000 items distributed.
Hope & Comfort hits 300,000 items distributed.
Hired the organization’s first Executive Director.
Hope & Comfort hits 400,000 items distributed.
Hope & Comfort hits 500,000 items distributed.
Moved to new office and warehouse space in Needham which offers almost double the square footage of our previous warehouse.
Hope & Comfort hits 600,000 items distributed.
Hope & Comfort hits 700,000 items distributed.
Hope & Comfort hits 800,000 items distributed.
Hope & Comfort hits 1,000,000 items distributed since our founding.
Hope & Comfort has it's single largest distribution, distributing 500,000 bars of soap in response to COVID-19.
Hope & Comfort hits 2,700,000 products distributed since our founding.
Hope & Comfort celebrates the 10th anniversary of our founding.
Hope & Comfort distributes over 1,900,000 hygiene products in 2021.