Every child deserves a place to dream. But many live without one because their family can’t afford a bed.
A Bed for Every Child’ isn’t just a new bed, it’s a whole experience. Our kids have walked into a room to see their brand new, very own bed with pillows and bedding to match their personality and a place to peacefully lay their heads at night... Because of this program, we were able to help so many children have their very own, brand-new bed. I think a lot of people do not realize how many children out there do not have their own bed or they are sharing with a sibling or even sleeping on the couch, it’s not really a topic people discuss, or parents want to admit. This program has helped us not only provide beds for youth in need but help erase the stigma and embarrassment of it all. A lot of parents do not want to ask for help or reach out, but when we put out there that we are partnering with ‘A Bed for Every Child’ and children can have their own brand-new bed, it became more of an experience rather than an avoided topic.
Launched in 2012, A Bed for Every Child is an initiative of the Massachusetts Coalition for the Homeless, a non-profit organization
dedicated to ending homelessness.