Warren Waugh of Lyon-Waugh Auto Group Makes $100,000 Donation

Warren Waugh of Lyon-Waugh Auto Group Makes $100,000 Donation

On September 11th, 2017 Warren Waugh of Lyon-Waugh Auto Group made a donation of $100,000 to support the Peabody Education Foundation. Warren Waugh has made substantial contributions to the City of Peabody. In 2016, we awarded Warren with the George Peabody Legacy...
PEF Receives Generous Back to School Donation

PEF Receives Generous Back to School Donation

On August 23rd, 2017 The Peabody Education Foundation received a very generous donation of school supplies from Jayme Cormier for the students of Peabody. The backpacks were filled to the top with book covers, rulers, glue sticks, crayons, pens, pencils, sheet...
Best Bet Applications 2017

Best Bet Applications 2017

 Deadline November 3rd, 2017  Contact katrinag@gravoc.com  Return Applications to: Best Bet Committee PO Box 233 Peabody, MA 01960 As the new school year kicks into high gear, the Peabody Education Foundation once again encourages Peabody’s...
Peabody Education Foundation Supports Farm to School

Peabody Education Foundation Supports Farm to School

The Peabody Education Foundation is proud to have partnered with the Tillies Farm Education Committee (TFEC), the North Shore Community Development Coalition (NSCDC) and Peabody Public Schools and Library to construct and install five raised-bed gardens located at the...
Chamber for Good to Feature PEF During Month of April

Chamber for Good to Feature PEF During Month of April

The PACC’s Chamber for Good is all about donating locally. So many wonderful, small organizations remain hidden in the shadows of our own neighborhoods fueled not by large marketing budgets but by the zeal and dedication of a few individuals who see a local need...
7th Annual Spelling Bee Winners

7th Annual Spelling Bee Winners

Thank you to everyone who came out to cheer on the 6th, 7th, and 8th grade students for the 7th annual Higgins/Peabody Education Foundation Spelling Bee! For the second consecutive year, Sofia Valencia is the champion of the Higgins Middle School/Peabody Education...
2016 Awarded Best Bet Programs

2016 Awarded Best Bet Programs

This year, the Peabody Education Foundation received 53 Best Bet grant applications totaling over $40,000. The PEF will fund 42 of those applications in the 2016-2017 school year for a total of $30,408 in grants. 2016 Awarded Best Bet Programs Brown School Peabody...
John E. Murtagh

John E. Murtagh

John E. Murtagh, Sr., died peacefully on Saturday December 17, 2016 at the Masconomet Regional Health and Skilled Nursing Facility in Topsfield, following an extended illness, while in the comforting presence of his family.  John was born in Peabody, and also...
2017 George Peabody Legacy Award Application

2017 George Peabody Legacy Award Application

“My earnest wish is to promote at all times a spirit of harmony and good will in society, my aversion to intolerance, bigotry and party rancor, and my enduring respect and love for the happy institutions of our prosperous republic.” – George Peabody, September 1866...