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Helpful Places

* Denotes a national charitable organization

Commission on Aging
Attn: John Polio
71 Cleveland Avenue
Braintree, MA 02184

National Cancer Institute
9000 Rockville Pike
Building 31
Room 11-A #16
Bethesda, MD 20892


A.L.S. Association*
21021 Ventura Blvd. Suite 321 
Woodland Hills, CA 91364
(800) 782-4747

Department of Asthma Office of Charitable Giving 
300 Longwood Avenue
Boston, MA 02115


American Association of Retired Persons
Grief/Loss Programs
601 E. St.
Washington, DC 20049
(202) 434-2260
(For widowed and bereaved adults.)

The Christopher Reeve Foundation
636 Morris Turnpike
Suite 3 A
Short Hills, New Jersey 07038


American Cancer Society*
For Breast Cancer Research
111 W. Chestnut Street
Brockton, MA 02031
(800) ACS-2345

South Shore Elder Services
639 Granite Street
Braintree, MA 02184
Tel. 781-848-3910

American Heart Association*
7320 Greenville Ave.
Dallas, TX 75231
(800) 527-6941

Local Massachusetts Office
20 Speen St.
Framingham, MA 01701
(508) 620-1700

Alzheimer's Association*
919 N. Michigan Ave., Suite 1000
Chicago, IL 60611
(312) 335-8700


Veterans Transition House in Memory of Robert N. Southworth
20 Willis Street, 
New Bedford, MA 02740

American Association of Suicidology
4201 Connecticut Ave., NW
Suite 310 
Washington, DC 20049


American Kidney Fund*
6110 Executive Blvd. Suite 1010
Rockville, MD 20852
(800) 638-8299

American Foundation for AIDS Research*
733 3rd Ave., 12th Floor
New York, NY 10017
(212) 682-7440 ext. 210


American Lung Association*
1740 Broadway 
New York, NY 10019
(800) LUNG-USA

American Hospice Foundation
1130 Connecticut, NW, Suite 700
Washington, DC 20036
(202) 223-0204
ahf@msn.com


VNA Care Network and Hospice 
5 Federal Street 
Danvers, MA 01923

American Liver Foundation
1425 Pomptom Ave.
Cedar Grove, NJ 07009-1000
(800) 233-0179


American SIDS Institute*
2480 Windy Hill Rd. Suite 380
Marietta, GA 30067
(800) 232-SIDS

American Parkinson Disease Association, Inc.
1250 Hylan Boulevard, Suite 4B
Staten Island, NY 10305-1946
(800) 223-2732


Bereavement Services/RTS
Gunderson Lutheran Medical Center
1910 South Ave.
La Crosse, WI 54601
(608) 791-4747 or
(800) 362-9567 Ext. 4747

Association for Death Education and Counseling
342 Main St. 
West Hartford, CT 06117-2507
(860) 586-7503


Center for Loss in Multiple Birth (CLIMB) Inc.*
P.O. Box 1064 
Palmer, AK 99645
(907) 746-6123
(907) 274-7029

Candlelighters Childhood Cancer Foundation*
7910 Woodmont Ave.
Suite 460
Bethesda, MD 20814 
(800) 366-2223
(301) 657-8401


Concerns of Police Survivors
(COPS)
PO Box 3199
Camdenton, MO 65020
(314) 346-4911

The Compassionate Friends*
PO Box 3696
Oak Brook, IL 60522-3696
(630) 990-1010
(Supports families who have experienced the death of a child)


The Hundred Club of Mass. Inc.
President: Mr. Norman Knight
Club address: Ms. Peggy
O'Connor, 
Executive Secretary
17 Gloucester St.
Boston, MA 02115

Cystic Fibrosis Foundation*
6931 Arlington Road
Bethesda, MD 20014
(800) 344-4823


Juvenile Diabetes
120 Wall Street
New York, New York 10005

Old Colony Hospice
14 Page Terrace
Stoughton, MA 02072


In Loving Memory*
1416 Green Run Lane 
Reston, VA 20190
(703) 435-0608
(Dedicated to helping parents cope with the loss of their only child or all of their children.)

International THEOS Foundation
322 Blvd. of the Allies
Suite 105
Pittsburgh, PA 15222-3510
(412) 471-7770
(International widows and widowers group)

The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society *
1311 Mamaroneck Ave.
White Plains, NY 10605
914-949-5213

The Living Bank
Organ and Tissue Donation
1311 Mamaroneck Ave.
White Plains, NY 10605
(800) 528-2971


Make-A-Wish Foundation Of America*
100 Charendon Ave. Suite 2200
Phoenix, AZ 85013
(602) 279-9474

March of Dimes Birth
Defects Association*
1275 Marnaroneck Ave.
White Plains, NY 10605
(800) 453-3816


National Catholic Ministry
To the Bereaved
606 Middle Ave.
Elyria, OH 44035
(216) 323-6262

Muscular Dystrophy Association*
3300 E. Sunrise Dr.
Tucson, AZ 85718
(520) 529-2000


Mothers Against Drunk Driving
Victim Assistance Program
511 E John Carpenter Freeway Suite 700
Irving, TX 75062
(800) GET-MADD

Massachusetts General Hospital Charity
Attn: Development Office
165 Cambridge Street
Suite 600
Boston, MA 02115


Multiple Sclerosis Society
101 A First Avenue, Suite 6
Waltham, MA 02451-1115
800-493-9255
781-890-4990

National Hospice Organization*
1901 N. Moore St., Suite 901
Arlington, VA 22209
(703) 243-5900
(800) 658-8898


National AIDS Fund
1400 "I" St., NW, Suite 1220
Washington, DC 20005-2208
(202) 408-4848

Patrol Officers Relief Fund
1249 Hyde Park Ave
Hyde Park, MA 02136
(617) 343-5600


National Donor Family Council
C/o National Kidney Foundation
30 East 33rd St.
New York, NY 10016
(800) 622-9010
(212) 889-2210
(For families of those who died and became organ and/or tissue donors.)

Pen-Parents Inc.
PO Box 8738
Reno, NV 89507
(702) 826-7332
(Support network designed for grieving parents and grandparents providing a pen-pal type service.)


Parents of Murdered Children Inc.
(POMC)
100 E. Eighth St., B41
Cincinnati, OH 45202
(513) 721-5683
(888) 818-POMC

Ray of Hope
PO Box 2323
Iowa City, IA 52244
(319) 337-9890
(For survivors of those who died from suicide.)


Vista Care
354A Turnpike Street
Suite 101
Canton, MA 02021

S. Shore Humane Society
P. O. Box 850187
Braintree, MA 02185


Pregnancy and Infant Loss Center 
1421 E Wayzata Blvd., Suite 30
Wyzata, MN 55391
(612) 473-9372
(Provides support, resources and education on miscarriage, still birth and infant death.)

SHARE Pregnancy & Infant Loss Support Inc.
St. Joseph's Health Center
300 1st Capitol Dr.
St. Charles, MO 63001
(800) 821-6891 
(314) 947-6164
(For families who have experienced the death of a baby due to miscarriage, stillbirth, or neonatal death.)


Salvation Army National Headquarters*
615 Slaters Ln.
PO Box 269
Alexandria, VA 22313
(703) 684-5500

Skating Association for the Blind and Handicapped 
1200 East and West Road
West Seneca, NY 14224
(716) 675-7222


SIDS Alliance*
1314 Bedford Ave., Suite 210
Baltimore, MD 21208
(800) 221-7437
(410) 653-8226

TBI/Tissue Banks International*
815 Parks Ave.
Baltimore, MD 21201
(800) 756-4824


Salvation Army 
6 Baxter St.
Quincy, MA 02169-6900
(need donations for Christmas and the winter) 
617-479-3040 

United Cerebral Palsy Association*
1660 L St. NW
Suite 700
Washington, DC 20036
(202) 776-04006
(800) USA-5UCP


Society of Military Widows
5535 Hempstead Way
Springfield, VA 22151
(703) 750-1342

Ralph A. Masciarelli Scholarship Fund
c/o Canton High School
900 Washington St.
Canton, MA 02021


Tragedy Assistance Program for Survivors Inc. (TAPS)
PO Box 242032
Anchorage, AK 99524
(907) 272-TAPS 
(800) 959-TAPS

Health Reach Hospice 
P. O. Box 1568 
8 Highwood St. 
Waterville, ME 04903-1568 
In Memory of Marion Blair and Other Hospice People


Wings of Lights Inc.
16845 N. 29th Ave., Ste 1
Phoenix, AZ 85053
(800) 613-8531
(Support and information network for aircraft accident survivors and others directly affected by aviation accidents.)

Organ Donation
Kellie Sprague, MD
Bone Marrow Transplant Unit
New England Medical
Center
750 Washington St., NEMC #245
Boston, MA 0211
617-636-5144
email ksprague@lifespan.org


Make a Wish Foundation 
295 Devonshire St.
Boston, MA 02110
617-451-9474

Josilin Diabetes Center
In Memory of Frank Pecci
1 Joslin Place
Boston, MA 02215


National Parkinson Foundation, Inc.
Make a gift by mail to:
Mary Ann Sprinkle
Director of Development
1501 NW 9th Ave.
Bob Hope Road
Miami, Florida 33136-1494 

Make a gift by phone or fax:
1-800-327-4545 (toll-free in the U.S.)
1-305-243-1068 (Office of Development)
1-305-243-1069 (fax)

To reach us by e-mail: msprinkle@parkinson.org

South Shore Visiting Nurse Association
30 Reservoir Park Drive
Rockland, MA 02370-1055

Union Congregational Church
74 Commercial St.
Braintree, MA 02184
781-843-1333
781-843-1394

Quincy Point Congregational Church
444 Washington St.
Quincy, MA 02169
(617) 773-6424


East Weymouth Congregational Church
1320 Commercial St.
East Weymouth, MA
781-335-6919

First Congregational Church
5 Elm St.
Braintree, MA 02184
(781) 843-3616


Emmanuel Episcopal Church
519 Washington St.
Braintree, MA 02184
781-843-0170

St. Thomas More
8 Hawthorn Rd.
Braintree, MA 02184
781-843-1980
Fax: 781-843-7110


St. Francis of Assisi
854 Washington St.
Braintree, MA 02184
781-843-1332

St. Ann's Catholic Church
757 Hancock St.
Quincy, MA 02169
617-479-5400


St. John's 
21 Gay St.
Quincy, MA 02169
617-773-1021

St. Francis Xavier
234 Pleasant St.
Weymouth, MA 02188
781-331-6264


Immaculate Conception Catholic Church
1199 Commercial St.
East Weymouth, MA 02189
781-337-0380
fax 781-340-3979

United Methodist Church of Weymouth
747 Broad Street
East Weymouth, MA 02189
781-335-2851


First Baptist Church of Braintree
Rev. Killeffer
594 Washington St. 
Braintree, MA 02184
781- 843-0109

First Baptist Church of Weymouth
Rev. Matthew Fletcher
40 West St.
South Weymouth, MA 02190


First Presbyterian Church
Rev. Dr. Stan C. Johnson
270 Franklin St. 
Quincy, MA 02169
617-773-5575

Fort Square Presbyterian Church
16 Pleasant St. 
Quincy, MA 02169
617-471-6806

email:
fortsquare@yahoo.com


St. Clare's Catholic Church
1244 Liberty St.
Braintree, MA 02184
781- 848-7480
781- 356-8380

Heritage United Methodist Church
236 Grove St.
Braintree, MA 02184
781-843-3324

Sunday 10 AM, 1st thru 3rd grades Saturday 5P


All Souls Church of Braintree-Unitarian Universalist
196 Elm Street
P.O. Box 850219
Braintree, MA 02185-0219
Church Office: 781-843-1388
Ministers Study: 781-848-6089

Office email: 
AllSouls@pcwon.com 

Minister's email: 
KathySchmitz@bigfoot.com

Blue Hills Cemetery
Contact: Jerry Ridge, Jr.
700 West St.
Braintree, MA 02184
781-843-9000

Braintree Cemetery 
Contact: Eugene Walsh
(781) 848-1870 x 3194


Knollwood Memorial Park
Contact: John DiPietro
319 High St.
Canton, MA 02021
781-828-7216

Central Cemetery
North St.
Randolph, MA 02368
781-961-2978


Mount Wollaston Cemetery
1 Sea St.
Qunicy, MA 02169
(617) 376-1290

Fairmount Cemetery
1225 Pleasant St.
Weymouth, MA 02189
781-335-3223


Mount Hope Cemetery
Elm St.
Weymouth, MA 02188
781-335-2183

National Cemeteries and U.S. Memorial Events
www.cem.va.gov

Braintree & South of Bayside

Best Western Adams Inn
(Special Rates)
29 Hancock St.
Quincy, MA 02169

617-328-1500

Ramada Inn
800 William T Morrissey Blvd.
Boston, MA 02122
617-287-9100


Candlewood Suites
4235 Wood Rd.
Braintree, MA 02184
781-849-7450

Days Inn of Braintree
S 190 Wood Rd.
Braintree, MA 02184
781-848-1260


Doubletree at Bayside
617-822-3600

Comfort Inn
617-287-9200


Quality Inn
(formerly Suisse Chalet Inn)
617-287-9200

Holiday Inn Randolph
781-961-1000


ESA Hotel
(Extended Stay America) 
20 Rockdale Street, Braintree, MA 02184
1-800-398-7829

*Least expensive and newest hotel

*Offers 2 desks, full bath, kitchenette with refrigerator, king or queen sized bed.


If you need to rent a vehicle when in the Boston/Braintree area go to http://www.bnm.com/boston.htm


Boston Waterfront

Boston Harbor Hotel
617-439-7000

Boston Marriott Longwharf
617-227-0800


Royal Sonesta Hotel
(Located across the Charles River in Cambridge)
617-806-4200

Red Roof Inn
(Located west of Boston in Framingham)
508-872-4499


Boston Hotels

Boston Park Plaza Hotel
800-225-2008

Radisson 57 Park Plaza
617-482-1800


Holiday Inn Government Center
617-742-7630

Midtown Hotel
800-343-1177
617-262-1000


Sheraton Boston
617-236-2000

Omni Park House
617-227-8600


The Colonnade
800-962-3030

Quality Inn
617-426-1400


Copley Square Hotel
800-903-8323

Siros FX Restaurant
703 Granite St
Braintree, MA

(781) 849-0202

Brew Moon
South Shore Plaza
Braintree, MA
(781) 356-2739


Joe's American Bar and Grill
South Shore Plaza
Braintree, MA
(781) 848-0200

Bugaboo Creek Steakhouse
551 John Mahar Highway
Braintee, MA
(781) 848-0002


Pizzeria Uno
South Shore Plaza
Braintree, MA
(781) 849-8667

D'Angelo's Sandwich Shop
485 Granite Ave
Braintree MA

(781) 843-2261


Bertucci's Pizza
412 Franklin St.
Braintree, MA
(781) 849-3066

Mandarin Garden
211 Quincy Ave
Braintree, MA
(781) 848-4455


Legal Seafoods
South Shore Plaza
Braintree, MA

(781) 356-3070

Chili's Grill
170 Pearl Street
Braintree, MA


Main Street Restaurant
1217 Main St,
Hingham, MA

(781) 749-45005
(Historic 17th Century mansion with fireplaces)


Recommended Catering

Grapevine Caterers
3 Stagecoach Way, Cohasset, MA
(They also do home catering)
(781) 383-0140 

Mastrangelo Family Catering at Emerald Hall
120 Bay State Drive, Braintree, MA
(781) 848-8080
(781) 848-1616


White on White Personal Catering
(617) 786- 7961


South Shore Fine Dining

Raffael's
45 Hull Shore Drive
Hull, MA

(781) 925-4515
Banquets, Restaurant, Lounge

Note: This is a seaside restaurant with fine dining. They are located off of Route 3 at exit 19 passing through Quincy Center taking a left after many sets of lights and then passing by the Super Stop and Shop store on the left at the 2nd set of lights go onto Enterprise Ave to the Solomon Willard building where the restaurant is on the 7th Floor.


Weymouth Area

The Venetian
909 Broad St
E. Weymouth, MA 
(781) 337-4363

Reggio
(781) 331-4141


Hearth and Kettle
(781) 331-7007

Stars on Hingham Harbor
(781) 749-3200


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Local Quincy Restaurants Close to Braintree and Weymouth

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