Our Wish List

Next Step gratefully accepts in-kind donations to help with our programs and fundraisers. Below is a list of our most pressing needs. If you have something to give that's not on this list, please be in touch, we'd love to hear from you. Nancy Hays, Development Director: 617-864-2921. nancy@nextstepnet.org

  • Art Programming Supplies: Markers, colored duct tape, paint and brushes, canvases and beads are always needed for youth art projects during programs.
  • Apple Ipads: for our STRIVE program to help youth too sick to attend school keep up with their studies while in the hospital. 
  • IT Services: for office administration or the Song.Studio recording studio and Media Lab in our new location at 99 Bishop Allen Drive Cambridge, MA.
  • Song.Studio - Recording Studio: instruments, speakers, recording or production equipment.
  • Media Lab: Computers or laptops, graphic design software, or website development software. Folding tables that can be used as desks.
  • Gift cards to Support our Programming: Target, grocery stores, and office supply stores.
  • Auction items: sports and theater tickets; restaurant, hotel or vacation packages; spa services and other luxury items for our annual fundraising auction.