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Who We Serve

The Pieces of Home Backpack Project was implemented at Boston Medical Center to serve children who are in the first phase of foster care, an emergency removal from an unsafe situation. The children are brought to the hospital by police officers, emergency medical technicians, or family members.

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"It's such a HUGE help for me, so that I am not rifling through my 12 year old son's outgrown clothes at 2 am in the attic, looking for a size 5 pair of PJ's. The kids LOVE the backpacks..."


Contact Us

For additional information regarding the Pieces of Home program, please email us at We are happy to provide information and resources for those wishing to start a Pieces of Home program in a new location. We would also love to hear from individuals or groups interested in supporting the Pieces of Home program through donations or drives.

Kathleen Walz, RN, BSN
Co-Founder, Pieces of Home
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