Ongoing “Wherever You Are” - a song by Noel Turner
10% of profits from sales of “Wherever Yo Are” are donated to the Petit Family Foundation.

Ongoing Renee Antaya/Unbridled Bead Design
With every purchase of my jewelry, a portion will be donated to The Petit Family Foundation. This is something I want to do for the beautiful Petit women, Jennifer, Hayley and Michaela, Dr. Petit and the Hawke Family.

Ongoing Michael DeMeo/Food On The Stove Cook Book
I am a 70 yr. old retired NYC Fireman. I have just completed my cook book/bio/fund raising book…I have dedicated a portion of the profits to my favorite charities. I will donate $5.00 for each book sold to the Petit Family Foundation…My heart felt sympathies to Dr. Petit, I always remind people about the terrible loss of his precious family.

Past Events

Through December 31, 2011 Surrey Wine Shop will donate 12% of all wines sales using this form through December 31, 2011 to the Petit Family Foundation. A wine description list can be viewed here.

November, 2011 Ladies Night Out On the - Dressbarn

June 8, 2011 Carbone’s 8th Annual Cigar & Scotch Social benefitting the Petit Family Foundation.

May 20, 2011 Arts from the Heart Benefit Concert - All proceeds benefit Petit Family Foundation. Information Flyer.

April 30, 2011 Global Giving Open Challenge! Through this challenge, if The Petit Family Foundation raises at least $4000 from 50 or more donors by 11:59 p.m. EST on Saturday April 30, 2011, the Education & Mentoring Of Women In The Sciences giving project will earn a permanent spot on GlobalGiving. Also through this challenge, there will be bonus grants for top performing organizations totaling $12,500! This includes a donation matching day, which will be announced a week beforehand. This challenge is a great opportunity to extend your donation dollars!

March 19, 2011 Gear up now for The Potomac Star’s Fundraiser Trifecta! The Potomac Boat Club is holding a gear sale (in the form of T-shirts) to benefit three deserving groups, including The Petit Family Foundation. Orders will be taken through March 19.

March 19, 2011 Dunk It! A co-ed basketball tournament created to honor the memory and celebrate the lives of Jennifer Hawke-Petit, and her daughters, Hayley and Michaela Petit. Join in the mission of these three incredible people by helping to raise money in the fight against MS, all while enjoying one of their passions: basketball.

December 4, 2010 Reach Holiday Music Festival
“The purpose of the event is to raise awareness, and more importantly, money to support charitable organizations and other programs focusing on children in need - physical, financial and social. The beneficiaries will be organizations which The Reach Foundation believes meet the event’s mission….”—Mark Wilson, The Reach Foundation

March 7, 2010 Food & Wine Event, Tunxis Plantation, Farmington, CT


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Oct 14 - Girls invited to STEM Experience in Hartford
Oct 9 - Space Foundation and Petit Family Foundation Offer Free Girls STEM Experience in Hartford
Sep 23 - Trail features garden in memory of Michaela Petit
Sep 14 - Gap In Farmington Canal Heritage Trail In Cheshire Filled, And Remembers 11-Year-Old Michaela Petit
Sep 11 - Photos--Chips Petit Road Race by 4Biz Graphics, LLC
Aug 15 - Cheshire trail crossing project to include gardens thanks to volunteer group
Aug 13 - Summer Fellows Study Injury Prevention
Aug 10 - SAVE THE DATE - Sept 22, 2018 - Petit Family Foundation Harvest Day
July 23 - OUR VIEW: Foundation empowers women of the future
July 23 - Pancakes help ‘fuel’ annual Petit foundation road race in Plainville
July 22 - Racing for a reason: Road race supporting Petit Foundation draws hundreds
July 18 - Wings & Wheels delivers $21,000 for Petit Family Foundation and Plainville Food Pantry
July 18 - Chip's 5K to benefit Petit foundation kicks off Sunday
Petit Road Race coming up quickly
July 2 - 11th Annual Chip’s Family Restaurant 5k Road Race kicks off July 22
June 24 - Organizers already preparing for Petit Foundation 5K
June 22 - Speakers Inspire Audience at Regional Conference on Necrotizing Enterocolitis
June 16 - Petit Road Race planned for next month
June 15 - Petit Road Race soon to be off and running
June 13 - Petit Family Foundation Golf Tournament Set for Monday June 18
June 13 - Petit Family Foundation honors four area students for volunteer work May 30 - Beardsley Zoo receives $10,000 grant
May 30 - 3 Cares proudly sponsors 7th Annual Plainville Wings & Wheels Fly-in and Car Show
May 27 - Petit urges Cheshire Academy graduates to be kind, hopeful and persevering
May 26 - Cheshire Academy Graduation Kicks Off This Morning
May 22 - Petit Family Foundation and Space Foundation to Host Free Girls STEM Experience in Hartford, Connecticut
May 15 - New outdoor classroom unveiled at Shelton’s Perry Hill School
May 11 - New section of Cheshire trail expected to be completed this fall
May 7 - Photos from the 2018 Hayley Petit Cup Regatta

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