The Parmenter Foundation

Since 1949, the Parmenter name has been associated with compassionate home and hospice care, and known for creating an award-winning children’s bereavement program in MetroWest Massachusetts. Today The Parmenter Foundation is a charitable organization in MetroWest that provides hope and support for our community members who are grieving or in need of compassionate end-of-life care. We provide funding for nonprofit organizations that deliver high quality, innovative bereavement programs and palliative care, and we offer educational and inspirational resources that help our neighbors navigate through the challenging grief process. The Parmenter Foundation is committed to helping MetroWest families build resiliency and facilitating their journeys toward healing.

Every day The Parmenter Foundation builds on its legacy of serving the community by bringing HOPE to MetroWest residents and their families during end-of-life and bereavement.

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Please join us on June 24th at 7 pm for a live web event: “Finding Your Way Along the Long Arc of Loss” with New York Times best-selling author, Hope Edelman. We will discuss how grief evolves and reemerges over time and through life transitions, shaping our thoughts and behaviors, as well as our identities and personal growth. Sponsored by The Parmenter Foundation and HEARTplaySM. Register at no cost: #TheParmenterFoundation #speakerevent #webevent #grief #event #bestsellingauthor #hopeedelman #aftergrief #motherlessdaughters ... See MoreSee Less
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According to a USA TODAY report in February, more than 4.5 million Americans have lost an immediate family member in the COVID-19 pandemic. These are fathers, daughters, sons, husbands and wives, who all may be confronting their first Father's Day without a loved one.We want to show compassion for the profound loss of the last year, as we work to provide resources to build resilience in our communities.That's why we're asking retailers to consider Empathy in their eCommerce this Father's Day, allowing subscribers to their marketing emails to opt out of communication around this holiday.Learn about our campaign and how you can get ... See MoreSee Less
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