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Friends of The Parmenter Foundation Annual Golf Tournament

This year's annual event was held June 20, 2022

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Thank you to all the players, donors, and sponsors for making this year's Friends of The Parmenter Foundation Golf Tournament a great success.

All proceeds of this independent fundraiser go to supporting children's bereavement summer camps.

Contact Ron Rokes for questions:

Webinar Event: Supporting Your Employees Through the Challenging Grief Process

May 5, 2022

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Attendance is free, register here!

Please join us for a special webinar hosted by the MetroWest Chamber of Commerce.
Angela Crocker, Executive Director of The Parmenter Foundation, along with grief expert Ken Barringer, mental health counselor and Director of H.E.A.L.I.N.G., will discuss how to best support your employees who are grieving, as well as how to help employees learn how to relate to and support their co-workers who have suffered a loss.

Lights of Remembrance

Held Annually in October

Healing Garden

All are welcome to join us as we illuminate the Dora Efthim Healing Garden located at the Miriam Boyd Parlin Hospice Residence in Wayland, MA.  You may also participate by purchasing a symbolic light in memory of a loved one for the ceremony to support compassionate hospice care.

“Finding Your Way Along the Long Arc of Loss” with Hope Edelman

Sponsored by HEARTplaySM and The Parmenter Foundation

Live web event held June 24th, 2021

The AfterGrief

In this live web event, Hope Edelman, New York Times bestselling author of Motherless Daughters and her new book The AfterGrief,  talks about how grief evolves and reemerges over time and through life transitions, shaping our thoughts and behaviors, as well as our identities and personal growth. Hope reads excerpts from her book and leads a panel discussion regarding the long-term grieving process, with teens and parents who have experienced a significant loss. The webinar is  hosted by grief expert Jennifer Wiles, Director of renowned MetroWest children’s grief support programs: HEARTplay and Camp Erin® Boston, and the event is moderated by Emmy award-winning journalist, Dave Kartunen, of The Parmenter Foundation.

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Capturing the stories of our Elders -- From Hollywood to our Own Families

Live web event held April 6, 2021
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In this live webinar, Tiffany Woolf, seasoned filmmaker and daughter of Boston legend Bob Woolf, and Noam Dromi, Emmy Award-winning writer/producer, both founders of Silver Screen Studios, will teach you to create a video time capsule to spotlight your loved ones and inspire future generations of your family. More info:

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Elder Spotlight Contest
Now accepting  submissions! Enter to win a professionally produced legacy video featuring your loved one. More info: