Friends Religious Society 841 Edmands Rd, Framingham, MA01701 Set back from wooded, scenic Edmands Road, the Friends Meetinghouse is a white clapboard building set on a large…More property. Sunday meeting for worship is at 10am. There is also First Day School, equivalent to Sunday school in other churches, which is offered for children from infancy through high school.
Asinayo Market: Gourmet Asian Market 185 Concord St, Framingham, MA01702 Asinayo Market is a family-owned business that has been operating in Framingham for nearly a decade. It provides a…More unique service by stocking Asian foods including Japanese, Korean, Thai, Chinese, and Indian in the form of fresh produce, frozen foods, and dry noodles—products that are not otherwise readily available in town. Limited school-lunch catering to local high school students is also available, and there is also a small Asian video rental service in the back of the store.
The Framingham Education Foundation is a volunteer-based, non-profit organization committed to augmenting the…More educational excellence in the Framingham Public Schools.
With an office in the former Juniper Hill Elementary School, the Framingham Education Foundation funds innovative programs that enhance or reinforce the classroom curriculum.
The Foundation's biggest fundraiser annually is its Spelling Bee in November. In this adult team Bee, every dollar raised goes back into the schools.
The Foundation over sees a C.A.R.E program. C.A.R.E stands for Celebrate and Recognize Educators. Nominees can include an inspiring teacher, a caring nurse, an exceptional leader, etc. Individuals and organizations can make a donation to the Foundation through C.A.R.E in that person's name and the person will receive a certificate of appreciation.
The Foundation also runs a grant program. There are two rounds - March and October. Awards are announced in May and November. Only school professionals may submit proposals and qualify as Project Directors. Students, parents and community groups may collaborate with a Framingham Public School staff member on a grant application, as long as the project is educational.