Support Ruth’s House

There are many ways to help support Ruth’s House.

Donate Money

Donate Goods

Your Time

Shop For Us

Charitable Tax Deductions

Please note we are 501c3 charity and your donation of money, clothing, household goods, or furniture is tax deductible.

For your tax record please use our EIN: 04-3243770 and our official business name: Ruth’s House Inc.

You Can Help Thousands of People in the Merrimack Valley Each Year

When you donate your time, money or goods, you do much more than you may know. In one month alone, Ruth’s House supplies over thousands of articles of clothing and homewares to families and individuals in need throughout the Greater Merrimack Valley. On any given day we provide as many as ten local families the basic human need of clothing.

Donate Money

You can donate online using our donation platform Givebutter or by check.

By Mail or In-Person



Check payable to: Ruth’s House Inc.

Mail checks to:

Ruth’s House
111 Lafayette Square
Haverhill, MA 01832

Donate Online

Join The Giving Circle

Who are they?

Individuals in The Giving Circle are passionate about ensuring members of our community have continuous access to the programs we offer.

What do they do?

Joining The Giving Circle means signing up to provide Ruth’s House with a monetary donation every month. Givers receive monthly reports that show exactly who their gift is helping.

Simply put, Givers are making a reliable, instant impact on Ruth’s House.

Thank you NE Biolabs

Thank you Institution for Savings

Thank you North Mechanical

Shop and We Get a % Back… At No Additional Cost to You!

We are excited to have partnered with CleverGiver to help you support us while simply shopping online!

To help us raise funds through this platform, you want to use CleverGiver for your online shopping (with more than 3,500 brands including Walmart, Target, Lowes, Best Buy, Walgreens, TJ Maxx, Dick’s Sporting Goods,, and thousands of others). As you shop through this website, you’ll earn cashback on every purchase. You may then donate either a portion or all of it to the nonprofit of your choice.

Donate Clothing and Household Goods

We accept your new and gently worn clothing, as well as household goods such as dishes, small appliances, linens, and children’s books. You may drop off your donations at our shop.

Due to our small space, we do not accept furniture without pre-approval. Please email a photo of the furniture to to get approval.

For baby furniture and gear, please call us ahead of dropping it off to get approval (978) 521-5575.

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Donation Tips

1. Keep it Organized

Putting like-items together makes the sorting process faster and easier. Please have all clothing in bags or boxes, not on hangers.

2. Wrap Breakables

Wrapping household items prevents the goods from being broken.

3. Where To Go

When you pull into our parking lot head to the garage to the left of the trash bin. Bring donations into the garage and put on the table, on the ground, or in the white bins.

Items We DO NOT Accept

TVs (unless they are under 5yrs old & are flat-screen)

Mattresses & Boxsprings

Dictionaries & Encyclopedias

Large Exercise Equipment

Used Toys (they must be brand new)