WORCESTER - Worcester residents can take part in a fundraiser to support Horace Mann Educational Associates [HMEA] on Monday, May 17, by ordering no-contact carry out or delivery from Papa Gino’s at 915 Grafton St.
From 4 PM to 9 PM on Monday, 20 percent of sales from order at the Grafton St. Papa Gino’s location that mentions the fundraiser at checkout or enters “19” as coupon on the payment screen online will go to HMEA.
The fundraiser coincides with both Papa Gino’s and HMEA’s 60th anniversaries. Papa Gino’s opened its first store in 1961 in East Boston.
HMEA’s launched as the Wrentham Research Foundation in 1961 and moved to Franklin in 1982.
HMEA conducts research in developmental and intellectual disabilities, including treatment, best practices, and staff training. It also provides Day Habilitation, Employment, Residential, Children’s, Family Supports, ABA, Early Intervention, Shared Living, and other services to 5,000 children, adults, and families affected by a disability in 110 communities across Massachusetts and Rhode Island.