Perkins’ Annual Evening Under the Stars Gala is only a few days away and our online auction is live! Don’t miss out on your chance to bid on some incredible items and unique experiences. New England Patriots tickets, Red Sox tickets, a whisky trio, Magnums of wine, golf foursomes, fine dining experiences, a handful of fabulous getaways, and more!
The Gala celebrates the children, youth, and adults with whom we work and proceeds from the auction connect the individuals that we serve with innovative, enriching programming. Help support bright futures and bid today!
The Evening Under the Stars Gala is being held this Friday, November 2 at 6 PM at The International in Bolton, MA. If you’d like more information on our upcoming gala, please click here or visit our gala website at: https://perkinsprograms.org/stars.
Perkins announces the addition of Naomi Reville LeBlanc as the organization’s new Director of Organizational Advancement. In this capacity, Ms. LeBlanc will steer the organization’s fundraising, communications, and marketing strategies. She joins Perkins with over 10 years of experience working in development and communications within the anti-hunger arena. “Naomi brings an abundance of knowledge and… Continue Reading
On Saturday, June 16, 2018, the Doctor Franklin Perkins School will hold its annual Recognition Day Ceremony to celebrate the accomplishments of its students throughout the 2017-2018 academic year. In addition, the following five individuals will be recognized for their contributions in the fields of education, public and community service, and service to the children… Continue Reading
Perkins announces the appointment of Anne Bodmer Lutz, M.D. as a part-time psychiatrist working with Perkins Behavioral Health and the residential services team. Dr. Lutz is a board-certified Adult, Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist, a nationally renowned educator and trainer, and the Director of the Institute for Solution-Focused Therapy. She has worked for many years in… Continue Reading
Perkins announces the appointment of Kathleen J. Savage Mills, Ph.D., LICSW as its Director of Research and Innovation. Dr. Mills brings over twenty years of experience in the fields of child welfare, domestic violence, and early childhood mental health to Perkins. In her new role, Dr. Mills will further expand Perkins’ capability to evaluate its… Continue Reading
Senators and Representatives From Across the State Enjoy Day at Perkins Students and staff at the Doctor Franklin Perkins School (Perkins) welcomed Massachusetts Legislators to learn about the school’s programming and positive student impact during “Invite Your Legislator to School Day.” The event provided State Senators and Representatives the opportunity to meet students and staff,… Continue Reading
In a throwaway world, a new dogma has taken hold – re-purpose, reclaim, and reuse. There is a new desire to create something new out of that which is old. In other words, create the things you wish existed. Several of our students took that to heart as they joined a community service program in… Continue Reading
Being creative is a way of life for Ben Allen, a way to express himself and to portray his thoughts on paper. He was both honored and surprised to discover that his drawing of a winter scene was chosen to be the cover of Perkins holiday card. “I have always loved art and being creative,”… Continue Reading
The stage was alive with the sound of music last Friday, December 15 as several of the Doctor Franklin Perkins School students and staff took to the spotlight for our annual holiday show. The level of talent was unmatched this year as group after group outdid the performers in front of them. The event opened with… Continue Reading
The Eighty-Fourth Annual Meeting of the Board of Trustees of the Doctor Franklin Perkins School was held on Friday, November 17, 2017. The thirteen returning trustees are Donald A. Lowe of Clinton as President; Suzanne M. Frisch, Esq., of Clinton as Vice President: Stanley B. Starr, Jr. of Lancaster as Treasurer; Beatrice M. Oakley of… Continue Reading