Dedicated to making a positive difference in the lives of children who suffer from the damaging effects of trauma.

© Getty Images

© Getty Images

“If we don’t stand up for children, then we don’t stand for much.”

— Marian Wright Edelman


Our History

Marigold Charitable Trust was established in 2005 by Beverly Marram and Dr. Herb Goldberg. It was their dream to create a foundation committed to making a positive difference in the lives of young children (0-12 years old) who suffer the damaging effects of emotional, psychological, physical and /or sexual abuse.

Read More →



Children supported by the Marigold Charitable Trust

$1.6 million

Awarded to help abused children and prevent sexual abuse

10+ years

Supporting this vulnerable population


“We love Marigold! Their relationship with our families is unique and invaluable. They provide concrete services and resources that are essential elements in helping children and families heal from violence or abuse.”

— Betsy McAlister Groves, LICSW, Founding Director
Child Witness to Violence Project, Boston Medical Center

Early Childhood Abuse Prevention in Boston, MA

No child deserves to be abused. Unfortunately, it is a reality that many children throughout the country experience some form of emotional, psychological, physical, or sexual abuse in their lives. Marigold Charitable Trust wants to do what it can to not only lower these numbers, but also to provide support to those children that have experienced such terrible hardships in their lives.

Through early childhood abuse prevention in Boston, MA, our organization is spreading the word about childhood abuse and the steps that can be taken to stop it. With your support, we are not only able to reach more and more people with our abuse prevention message, but also assist more victims in need of help.

The Difference You Can Make

A simple donation of money and time can drastically change the life of an abuse victim. Our organization has plenty of success stories to tell and, with your help, will have many more to add in the future until childhood abuse is put to an end. Children are our future, and we must do whatever we can to ensure they grow into the positive adults our world needs. By supporting our organization’s early childhood abuse prevention program, you are doing your part.

Contact us to learn how you can get involved in our organization. We are spreading abuse prevention and victim assistance services throughout the Boston, Massachusetts, area and beyond.