A charitable organization which was founded by the three children of Margaret Oliver Ladue after she passed away from cancer on May 2, 2010.
This foundation is dedicated to honoring Margaret’s memory and legacy through the support of scholarships and charitable causes which reflect her character, generous spirit, and genuine care & concern for others.
We hope you enjoy this website-lovingly designed to help you learn more about:
Margaret and the life she led,
The foundation's mission,
The charitible donations made and the lives that have been so powerfully and positively impacted through The Margaret Oliver Ladue Foundation,
Our Annual Fundraising events, and other fundraising efforts,
Our scholarship recipients,
Healing Hearts Nature Sanctuary
The Foundation's Trustees and Members at Large.
Top row (Left to Right): Lisa, Kim, Troy
Bottom Row (Left to Right): Jerry, Rebecca & Margaret
2/2/1941 - 5/2/2010
January 2010- The original vision for honoring Margaret's legacy came through Margaret's son, Troy as Margaret was battling the end stages of cancer.
November 16th 2010- The 1st official meeting was held at the home of Lisa Ladue, to name and officially begin the process of creating the foundation.
January 21st, 2011- Articles of Organization were submitted by Attorney Sara Miller on behalf of the Margaret Oliver Ladue Foundation and immediately accepted by The Commonwealth of Massachusetts.
Feburary 1st, 2011- The (above) logo was designed and finalized with the graphic design expertise of Carol Lovell.
February 26th, 2011- The Foundation held its 1st annual fundraising event at The Pueblo- Springfield College's East Campus.
June 9th, 2011- The Foundation awarded its 1st Annual Morse High School Scholarship.
August 31st, 2012 -The Foundation received its official designation of 501C3 non-profit tax exempt status .
July 15th, 2013- The Foundation was officially registered as a Public Charity in the State of Massachussetts
2013- The Foundation recieved an official "Citation of Recognition" by Governor Deval Patrick
December 11th, 2013- Kimberly and Rebecca's Brimfield property was officially deeded to The Foundation.
September 13, 2014- The Brimfield property was officially reclassified for non-profit use by the Town of Brimfield and officially/publically dedicated to the Foundation as The Healing Hearts Nature Sanctuary.
A logo for The Healing Hearts Nature Sanctuary was designed with the graphic design expertise of Carol Lovell and unveiled at this dedication.