Open Doors: NH Gives Celebration

The Chase Home is thrilled to announce our first ever “Open Doors” event. In honor of our 147th year of supporting youth and families, we invite anyone who pledges a gift of $147 or more, during NH Gives 2024 (June 11th-12th, 2024), to join us at The Chase Home for this special celebration.

Open Doors will feature facility tours of our residential building, yard games, BBQ and more. Attendees will be able to meet and hear from Chase Home staff and board members, learn more about our expansion of programs and services, and see the impact community support has on our organization.

Tuesday, June 11th 2024

The Chase Home

Portsmouth, NH

5pm- 8pm

With any questions or to learn more about getting involved, please reach out to Development Director, Lily Cragg at

Can’t attend but still want to make a life-changing contribution to support at-risk youth?

Sponsorships Available Now!

Thank you to our Sponsors!

What YOU Mean to Our Youth

When you purchase a ticket or become a sponsor, you create opportunities for the youth and families we serve in Portsmouth at our home and in communities throughout the greater Seacoast. Below is just an example of what this special event supports.

Life Enhancement Opportunities

Your donation will help support the activities and opportunities we offer youth both in the community and on-site on a monthly basis and throughout the year.

  • Tuition for driver’s education and enrichment classes such as dance, yoga, photography, swimming, etc.
    Fees for enrollment in community sporting activities or clubs
  • Required equipment for participation in school sports – cleats, padding, protective gear, uniforms, etc.
  • Educational field trips that are part of our Summer Program such as, the Boston Museum of Science; whale watches; the Weather Discovery Center at the Mount Washington Observatory; Squam Lake Science Center; the Portland Museum of Art; New England Aquarium in Boston, etc.
  • Adventure-based learning activities geared for self-esteem and team-building, such as ropes courses, rock climbing with instructors, white water rafting and kayaking
  • Group recreational activities, such as bowling, roller skating, snow tubing and skiing

Summer Program

Help provide youth with an unforgettable summer filled with fun outdoor activities with their peers in a carefully guided, structured and monitored environment.

From kayaking, bowling and camping to canoeing, paddling, urban adventures, day trips and more, we want the kids and youth we serve to feel at home during the summer.

Residential Treatment Services

Supporting this program will help us provide school supplies, sports equipment, toiletries, and other day-to-day items needed by youth who live here.

  • Backpacks and school supplies
  • Sports/recreational equipment for general use, such as: softball equipment, skateboards with elbow/knee pads, wrist guards and helmets, snow tubes, ice skates, basketballs, volleyballs, soccer balls, water shoes, kayaks and paddles
  • Toiletries – male and female
  • Furniture – new or gently used: twin-size beds, bureau – 4 to 6 drawers, student desk and chair

Contact Us

Have questions? Contact The Chase Home’s Development Director, Lily Cragg at