Saluting Wayland teen mentor

Saluting Wayland teen mentoring children at HeartPlay, a bereavement support program funded by our generous donors. Read the full story at Wicked Local: Click here!

Wayland’s Villa Restaurant Shoots to Win

What does the Villa Restaurant’s Turkey Shoot Support? The Villa Restaurant remains committed to raising funds for the “Unfunded Hospice Bed” Grant with a bi-weekly Turkey Shoot (Bingo-type game). For indigent hospice patients, The Parmenter Foundation created an “unfunded bed” grant at the Miriam Boyd Parlin Hospice Residence in Wayland, MA, providing a local, ground-breaking caring and compassionate home environment …

We recognize local teen leaders

Recognizing local teen leader Daly Johnson who is providing guidance for children at HeartPlay, a bereavement support program funded by our generous donors. Read the full story at Wicked Local: click here!  

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In short, it was time to change our logo. As an organization, we are taking stock in our legacy while planning for our next 100 years of giving back to our community. Our new logo is an original piece of art created exclusively for us that honors our legacy and takes us into a digital future. The design of this …

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The Parmenter Foundation Grants Advocates $25,000

In November 2018 to support Mental Health Awareness Week, The Parmenter Foundation proudly granted $25,000 to Advocates in Framingham, MA to support the Behavioral Health Partners MetroWest Referral Line. The Referral Line is a collaborative partnership created by Advocates, South Middlesex Opportunity Council, Spectrum, and Wayside Youth and Family Support Network that has created a single point of access for …

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Middlesex Savings Bank Food Pantry Donation

The Parmenter Foundation received a $20,000 gift from Middlesex Savings Bank. The support will allow The Parmenter Food Pantry, owned and operated by The Parmenter Foundation, to add more fresh fruit, vegetable and meat options to enhance the food pantry experience and to provide healthier choices for recipients year-round. See the full story at:

Sue Kuan 2018 Grace Johnson Award Recipient

2018 Grace Johnson Volunteer Award Recipient

Shown in the photo left to right are: Laurie Hojlo, Ami Danoff, Andrew Kuan, Sue Kuan, Michael Halloran   The Parmenter Foundation Awards Wayland’s Sue Kuan with the Grace Johnson Volunteer Appreciation Award for her dedication to the Parmenter Food Pantry. Established in 2005, the award is given annually to an outstanding volunteer from a Parmenter Foundation grantee organization. “I …

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Children’s Care Packs Launch on Children’s Grief Awareness Day

November, 2018: For her recent decade birthday, Gail-Ann Simon’s children, Jennifer, A.J, and Elizabeth created a fund in their mother’s honor to provide children who are visiting loved ones at the Miriam Boyd Parlin Hospice Residence, with a special care pack. Gail-Ann has been a hospice volunteer since 2000. She has spent countless hours providing comfort and care to hospice …