For Years BCAC along with the help of so many giving people here in the Berkshires, has been helping children here in the Berkshires stay warm during the harsh winter months that we get here in this area.

This year more than ever because of the pandemic putting more families in a bad way financially Berkshire Community Action Council, Inc. needs your support to keep a child warm this winter.BCAC relies on the community including individuals and businesses too,  to help "sponsor a child" or donate new warm clothing.

They are looking for:

Children & Adult sizes 0-12 winter coats

Snow Pants


Hats, Scarfs, Mittens


Children's Books

Children's Books

Monetary Donations are always appreciated.


Due to Covid-19 this year please call to schedule a time to drop off your items.

If you would like to sponsor a child or children( some will have Sister & Brothers) You can sponsor siblings together.

Contact Melissa  for central and south county, 413-418-3668
Contact Aleta for North County, 413-663-3014

If your child or children need warm clothes for this winter the BCAC Elf Warm Clothing Program is now accepting applications through October 29 ❄️

Applications can be found outside of each of our offices (1531 East Street, Pittsfield or 85 Main Street, 2nd Floor, North Adams).

Please fill out the application and slide it Through our secure office mail slot

.For more information or to sponsor, call ☎️

Contact Melissa  for central and south county, 413-418-3668
Contact Aleta for North County, 413-663-3014

You can also call and do the application over the phone.

Keep our kids in the Berkshires warm!

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