Statements of Support

Client testimonials

"Recently my car broke down and I did not have the money to fix it.  It is an older car and it needed a rebuilt engine and a water pump.  I am 60 years old and my health is not so good. My car is what gets me to and from my dialysis appointments. I asked for help with the payment and with the help of St Vincent de Paul and the Hopkinton Emergency Fund I was able to get my car fixed.   I really appreciate everything they have been able to do for me.  It helped me so much.  Thank you!"

"Thank you so much for your generosity. It means so much to me! Programs like yours help to relieve a lot of stress off people like myself. I am not one to ask for help but when it comes to my family, that's when I have to put my pride aside. Again, Thank you so much for being there to help my family during these tough times." 

Hopkinton Emergency Fund partners with organizations like Youth and Family Services, Project Just Because and Saint Vincent de Paul to help families like Mary's and Joe's.

"The Hopkinton Emergency Fund would serve to strengthen the safety net for vulnerable families by providing an avenue for the unmet needs of residents. When a family's dignity is restored through confidential access to help, it improves not only their finances, but their emotional health. When Hopkinton’s most vulnerable are well, all residents are well. The Hopkinton Emergency Fund which will confidentially support your neighbors, friends, and family when they are going through challenging times."


"The Emergency Fund will give families a new ray of hope to be helped financially. In an ever-changing world we live in, this would become a lifeline for these families to receive the financial assistance to help them through their difficult times."


Other stories of families with challenging situations that we could help...

Hopkinton Senior Center

"Despite support from other existing human service organizations in the Hopkinton Helpers network, we still found that there were needs we collectively could not meet. The Hopkinton Emergency Fund will provide the community with a much-needed safety net to support those who need assistance and ensure they do not fall through the cracks. "


Saint Vincent de Paul 

"Frequently, needs presented to Saint Vincent De Paul cannot be met in full, either independently or through the Hopkinton Helps network. In those cases, the Hopkinton Emergency Fund would be of extreme help to serve as a financial backstop for SVDP and the Hopkinton Helps network more broadly."