Our Mission

The mission of Lower Cape Outreach Council is to provide emergency assistance of food, clothing and financial support to residents of the 8 towns that constitute Lower Cape Cod and to follow up with services and support in the areas of employment and education.


When you join the list of individuals, businesses and institutions that support the work of the Lower Cape Outreach Council, you make a tax-deductible investment in the quality of life we all enjoy here on the Lower Cape.


The mission and daily outreach of Lower Cape depend on many devoted volunteers. They help make a difference in the lives of our lower Cape neighbors. The opportunities for involvement are varied and rewarding.

Client Services

For the past 36 years, Lower Cape Outreach Council has been dedicated to providing short term emergency food, clothing and financial assistance to residents of the 8 towns that constitute Lower Cape Cod.

Recent News

2018 Gold Seal of Transparency

2018 Gold Seal of Transparency Lower Cape Outreach Council was recently recognized for our transparency with a 2018 Gold Seal on our GuideStar Nonprofit Profile! GuideStar is the world’s largest source of information on nonprofit organizations. More than 8...

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Dollars For Donuts

Dollars For Donuts David Willard, right, feasts on the chocolate doughnut named in his honor at the Hole-In-One in Orleans, along with Richard Brothers, center, and Lower Cape Outreach Council CEO Larry Marsland. ED MARONEY PHOTO David’s...

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Council helps turn skills into job

Council Helps Turn Skills Into Job Cape Cod Times Article December 6, 2017 By K.C. Myers ORLEANS — There’s no question Irina Novikova has some serious skills. A jewelry maker, painter and a model, Novikova is multi-talented. But when she moved to the Cape,...

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Recent Events

Project Bread – Walk for Hunger

Project Bread - Walk for Hunger Join a team and walk the historic 20 mile route through Boston Common and nearby landmarks OR donate to a participant. Register or DONATE...

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Recent Event Donations Update!

Recent Event Donations Update! Cool 4 Fuel, Held at Wellfleet Preservation Hall on January 13, 2018.  $9,195 was raised and we want to thank Wellfleet Preservation Hall and all the artists who donated their time and talent to help us keep local households...

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Chatham Turkey Trot Raised $43,000

Chatham Turkey Trot 2017 We are very excited to announce that Linda Redding and Mary Parsons presented the Lower Cape Outreach Council with a check for $43,000 for another record breaking year for the Chatham Turkey Trot. The amount of food donated also was record...

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