The only way Rick’s Place can offer its services free of charge to those in need is through the generous contributions of individuals, businesses and corporations.

Giving levels:

  • Elder Tree: $1,201+
  • Mature Tree: $1,000 – $1,200
  • Pole: $450 – $999
  • Sapling: $250 – $449
  • Seedling: $10 – $249


A donation of any size helps.

  • $1,200 provides one year of grief support for one child
  • $450 provides one month of grief support for a family of three
  • $150 provides one month of grief support for one child

To make your tax deductible donation by check, mail to:

Rick’s Place, Inc.

35 Post Office Park
Suite 3514
Wilbraham, MA 01095

Employer Contributions

Does your employer participate in United Way? If so, consider Rick’s Place when making your annual contributions. Our United Way designation code = D 6088

Does your employer offer matching gifts? Have you heard of the Give Back program? Check out their website: and get involved TODAY.

Goods & Services

Donations of goods and services are also welcome (e.g. gift basket, art work or gift certificates)! We have two fundraising events a year-Heart to Heart in the winter and Rick Thorpe Golf Classic in the fall. At both events we feature a tea-cup auction. Please let us know if you want to make a donation.

Needed Program Supplies
Teen Group:

  • Un-finished wood projects:
  • Wooden boxes
  • Paper masks
  • Wooden frames
  • Acrylic Paint w/brushes
  • Blank Journals

K-8th Grade Groups:

  • Acoustic musical instruments
  • Modeling clay
  • Stencils
Office/Meeting Space:

  • Folding chairs
  • Framed/mounted photos

Office/Program Administration:

  • Printer paper
  • Ink Cartridges

Or gift certificates to Michael’s, Lakeshore Learning, Target…