ANSWER (Ayer Neighbors Supporting & Welcoming Each Resident) are collecting donations for the 144 people living in Ayer emergency family housing, including many children. Most do not have the basic necessities; please help by donating essential items.

NEEDED ITEMS for All Ages, Sizes, & Genders: Diapers and pull-ups; baby wipes; warm socks, mittens, gloves and hats; winter boots; shampoo/conditioner; deodorant; razors, shaving cream; lotion; baby formula, baby bottles; gift cards to places close by (Shop 'n Save, Family Dollar Store); children’s toys. Please note: We are not asking for food items of any kind or clothes other than the winter gear listed.

Any questions or other ways to help, please contact Lois Young (978)448-8042 or