Joel Wallen, associate executive director of Pernet Family Health Service in Worcester, agreed, saying, “I think food is a big justice issue. People should always have access to not just food, but also healthy food. With the rising inflation costs, a lot of the families we see, when they look at their budget, food is […]
Linking Families to Long-term Support
Watch this video highlighting the work we do in our Emergency Assistance Program.
Vaccine Equity Clinic at Pernet
The city of Worcester has been using data collected during the pandemic to help in covid-19 vaccine distribution. The data showed that there was a high percentage of people of color in the city who got sick. The decision was made to make the covid-19 vaccine easily accessible by holding clinics in locations that people can […]
Pernet was honored to be recognized as the non-profit of the night during the WooSox opening week at Polar Park. We enjoyed the opportunity to officially welcome the team to the neighborhood and look forward to a continued partnership between our organizations. Go Sox!
May 11th, 2021
Community Partners, We (SPUD, CBL, and GCR) thank you tremendously for welcoming Holy Cross volunteers into your organizations this semester and year. We are very aware of how difficult managing virtual volunteers can be and we are grateful for the time you spent working with Holy Cross students. From what we have heard from our […]
This Mother’s Day
Pernet Virtual Baby Shower I recently read a meme on Instagram from @thebalanceafterbaby that said, “We spend too much time worrying about if a new baby is sleeping well, eating enough, or crying too much and not enough time worrying if a new mom is sleeping well, eating enough, or crying too much.” I believe […]