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

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“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.

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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