PEF Supports Pilot Program ‘No Child Goes Hungry in Peabody’

PEF Supports Pilot Program ‘No Child Goes Hungry in Peabody’

The Peabody Education Foundation is proud to make a donation to help kick off a new program called ‘No Child Goes Hungry in Peabody’. No Child Goes Hungry in Peabody is currently implemented at the Welch and Center schools. The program will send 120...
PEF Announces 2017 Best Bet Grants

PEF Announces 2017 Best Bet Grants

This year, The Peabody Education Foundation received the largest amount of Best Bet grant applications to date.  Last year, we received 53 applications, this year we received nearly 70 grant applications from teachers and faculty throughout the Peabody school...
PEF Supports New ‘First Book’ Program

PEF Supports New ‘First Book’ Program

We recently received a Best Bet grant application from two retired teachers who both serve as officers for the Peabody Federation of Teachers. Former Reading Specialist, Barbara Brown and retired elementary teacher Patricia Nizwantowski who is currently employed as a...
PEF Joins the #GivingTuesday Movement

PEF Joins the #GivingTuesday Movement

#GivingTuesday is a global giving movement that has been built by individuals, families, organizations, businesses, and communities in all 50 states and in countries around the world. Millions of people have come together to support and champion the causes they...
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...