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Increase in donations for Parmenter

Thank you! Parmenter raised over $337,000 in its Annual Appeal. We are so thankful to all our generous donors. Our annual appeal will provide financial support to many Parmenter programs and services – home care, hospice, Camp Erin and HEARTplay (our children’s bereavement programs), and the Food Pantry. Cindy Mayher, Parmenter Foundation executive director, said, “We are here for our communities and we are so appreciative to receive their financial support in return – it is a real partnership". To read more:


MIT Sloan students and staff step outside the classroom to help at kids’ grief camp.

Camp Erin program pairs children who have experienced loss with adult volunteers.

Parmenter names staff excellence award winner.

The Parmenter Board of Trustees’ Executive Committee is pleased to announce the winner of the third annual Joan S. Batchelder Staff Excellence Award – Jennifer Wiles, director of Camp Erin Boston and HEART play, an award-winning children and teen bereavement program.



Parmenter’s second annual Hoedown for Children’s Bereavement a huge success

A fun crowd of cowboys and cowgirls filled Wolbach Farm in Sudbury, which was beautifully decorated with lights, cornstalks and mums on a gorgeous fall evening.


Unforgettable weekend at Parmenter's Camp Erin

It was an unforgettable weekend for campers and their buddies at Parmenter’s second annual Camp Erin Boston, a children’s bereavement camp held Aug. 15 to 17 at Camp Bauercrest in Amesbury.

Parmenter receives grant for bereavement programs

The Foundation for MetroWest ( recently gave a $1,000 grant to Parmenter Community Health Care ( for their Teen Grief Support Program. This award was based on the recommendation of students in the foundation’s Youth in Philanthropy Program.





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