Giving Opportunities

By supporting the Parmenter Foundation your gift will help fund bereavement and educational programs, enhance the resources we provide to those navigating the grief process and allow us to fund select nonprofits that deliver high quality programs to help families.
The Parmenter Foundation is a (501) (c) (3) non-profit organization. Your gifts are tax deductible to the extent provided by law.
Our Tax ID number is 04-2176769

Mail a gift to The Parmenter Foundation

Designated Gift

Designate your gift to an area where Parmenter offers program support and is close to your heart. This includes Children’s Bereavement; Hospice and Palliative Care; Pet Loss and other areas of interest.

The Parmenter Fund

Gifts made to The Parmenter Fund are unrestricted and give us the flexibility to use the funds where the need is greatest. Unrestricted donations make the greatest impact on our community.

Leadership Giving Society

The Leadership Giving Society is a signature giving program that honors those donors who make a commitment of $1,000 or more annually.  As a member, you will be part of a select group of individuals whose philanthropy helps to lead the way for others to increase their support, making a significant impact on our mission.

Memorial and Tribute Gifts

Remember a loved one, express gratitude to a caregiver, honor a friend, or celebrate a special occasion. We will send a notification of your thoughtfulness to the person you designate.

Planned Giving

Make a lasting impact and create a meaningful legacy by naming The Parmenter Foundation in your estate plan. You may designate Parmenter as the beneficiary of a percentage of your estate or a set dollar amount. Your estate is entitled to a tax deduction for the full value of your bequest. Planned gifts include bequests, trusts, gift annuities, retirement plans, pooled income funds and other income-generating gifts. Please consult a financial advisor to help you create a planned gift that is appropriate for you.

Community Fundraising

Hosting a fundraising event is a wonderful way to raise money and awareness for Parmenter’s programs and resources. Click here to get more information and ideas on planning an event to benefit The Parmenter Foundation.

Ways to make a Gift

Stock Gifts

By making a gift of securities, you may avoid capital gains tax on the appreciated value. Please contact Amy Dooley at or call her at (508) 358-3001 and she will provide you with transfer instructions.

Donor Advised Fund (DAF)

Please consider making a gift to The Parmenter Foundation through your donor advised fund.

Recurring Gifts

Recurring giving is a way for you to make a larger gift to Parmenter by making smaller, incremental payments. You can specify an amount to be automatically charged to your credit card monthly, quarterly, or annually. We will provide you with a summary at year end.

Matching Gifts

Increase the impact of your gift by having your gift matched by your employer. Contact your HR department to see if they offer a matching gift program.

Other Gifts

If you are interested in discussing a major gift or multi-year commitment or a funding idea, please contact Angela Crocker at or call her at (508)-358-3001.

Payment Methods

Check – Please make your check payable to The Parmenter Foundation and mail to: The Parmenter Foundation, 260 Boston Post Road, Suite 5, Wayland, MA 01778
Phone - Please call our office at (508) 358-3001 and we will be happy to help you
Credit Card – Please click on this link to make your gift through our secure website.

For additional information or questions please contact Suzie Kinsellagh, Development Manager at and she will be happy to help you.