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A Message from the New Executive Director

Dear Friends of The Gray House, I am excited to announce that I have joined The Gray House as the new Executive Director. I would like to take this opportunity to introduce myself. I was first introduced to The Gray House nearly eight years ago as a student at Western New England University. Immediately, I […]

A Message from Dena Calvanese

Dear Friends, As you may know, this Friday will be my last day at The Gray House. I’ve been the Executive Director here for nearly 10 years. I feel blessed to have had this opportunity. The Gray House is truly a unique and special place to work. Over the years, I’ve had many opportunities to […]

A Message from the Board of Directors

Dear Friends of The Gray House, After nearly 10 years of dedicated service, Dena Calvanese, Executive Director for The Gray House has announced her resignation, effective July 1, 2016, to pursue other interests. The Board of Directors, staff and volunteers are thankful for Dena’s  leadership over the past 10 years and proud of the direction The Gray […]

Gray House receives federal community grant from the City of Springfield

SPRINGFIELD: The city is awarding nearly $200,000 in federal community grants to 11 local nonprofits, Mayor Domenic Sarno announced at a press conference Wednesday. Speaking at the Springfield Boys & Girls Club, Sarno said that the awards — drawn from $300,000 in federal Community Development Block Grant funding — will help the city’s social service organizations […]

Iron Horse Christmas Celebration

Iron Horse Motorcycle Riders play Santa at The Gray House Sun. December 6th (12/3/15; Springfield, MA) The Iron Horse Motorcycle Riders are hosting their 12th annual Santa Visit at The Gray House this Sunday, December 6th. Presents will be given out to approximately 50 children and their siblings that participate at the Gray House Kids’ […]

Shop Amazon Smile for The Holidays!

Amazon Smile

  You Shop. Amazon Gives. Amazon will donate 0.5% of the price of your eligible AmazonSmile purchases to The Gray House whenever you shop on AmazonSmile. You can select a different charitable organization after signing in. AmazonSmile is the same Amazon you know. Same products, same prices, same service. Support your charitable organization by starting your shopping […]

Thanksgiving: Thank You

Gray House Food Pantry

All of us at The Gray House are truly grateful for the compassion, generosity & support you gave this Thanksgiving season.  Thanks to you, 525 families will be sitting down to a homemade turkey with all the traditional sides today. While people have always stepped up to help at the holidays, we were rendered speechless with the donations […]


Adult Education

The Adult Education Program provides English for Speakers of other Languages (ESOL) and basic literacy education to adult learners.

Kids’ Club

The Kids’ Club is an After School and Summer Program serving children in grades 2 to 5.
Food at the Market at Gray House

The Market

The Market at Gray House serves as a source of groceries for those in need.