On behalf of the veterans and staff at the Chelsea Soldiers' Home, we thank you for all your support and generosity. Many of you continue to ask what is needed or provide assistance that can be offered. We have compiled an updated Wish List below. Any time or monetary amount that can be contributed in an effort to purchase any Wish List item is much appreciated.

Wish List Items

  • Recreation Fund (any amount)
  • Landscape/Greenhouse/Garden Fund (any amount)
  • Chapel Fund (any amount)
  • Adopt-a-Care Centers:
    • Veteran Care Center No. 1 (any amount)
    • Veteran Care Center No. 2 (any amount)
    • Veteran Care Center No. 3 (any amount)
    • Veteran Care Center No. 4 (any amount)

Personal Comfort Items

  • Deodorant (large aerosol spray cans only)
  • Denture cleaner
  • Polydent/Efferdent tablets
  • Baby powder
  • Hairbrushes and combs
  • Emery boards
  • Nail clippers
  • Toothbrushes
  • Cosmetic bags for all female veterans
  • Baby lotion, lipstick, hairbrush, knee socks
  • White socks (without elastic)
  • Fanny packs
  • Wheelchair bags
  • Tennis balls (for bottom of walkers)
  • Playing cards
  • Writing pads and envelopes
  • Kleenex (large boxes)
  • Sweatpants, sweatshirts, and t-shirts (color in L, XL, XXL sizes only
  • Baseball caps

Sponsor Large Events

  • Cookout in our new pavilion
  • Care Center entertainers
  • Various Holiday Programs
  • Las Vegas Nights
  • Donuts and Coffee Socials
  • Beano's
  • Card tournaments
  • Outdoor band concerts

How Can You Get Involved?

If you're interested in volunteering time to the Soldiers' Home in Chelsea, please contact us at 617-884-5660.


This information is provided by the Soldiers' Home in Chelsea.