Foundation Contributions

The Jeff Coombs Memorial Foundation has funded and distributed more than $450,000 in grants, scholarships and special programs since 2002.

Arranged for and funded trip for terminally ill mom to visit the Ellen DeGeneres Show

Paid for grief counseling for children who’ve lost a parent

Funded several enrichment programs in Abington schools

Granted more than $45,000 in scholarships to many local high school graduates

Helped local families pay household bills after a sudden loss of a spouse/parent or due to serious illness in the family

Contributed to 100 junior high school students’ trip to Washington, D.C. and Philadelphia, PA.

Sent several grieving children to a Boston Bruins game and arranged for them to meet the players

Purchased $1000 in books for the Junior Reading Room at Burton Wales Library in Abington.

Sent hundreds of care packages to service men and women serving in Iraq and Afghanistan

Arranged and paid for the construction of wheelchair ramps to be built on several homes with wheelchair-bound children and adults

Helped families during the holidays who were struggling due to hardship or illness in the family

Purchased musical instruments and paid for lessons for children who lost parents to help them process their grief through music

Purchased video camera for military family to communicate with father stationed in Iraq

Assisted many local families with funeral expenses after the death of a loved one

Host an annual holiday party for families of Massachusetts service members deployed over the holidays, and families of injured and fallen as a result of service in Iraq or Afghanistan

20th Annual Road Race

The 20th Annual and final Jeff Coombs Memorial 5k will be held on September 19, 2021.

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About Us

We are a non-profit, 501C-3 organization founded in memory of Jeff Coombs, an Abington father of three who died on September 11, 2001 in the WTC Terrorist Attacks.

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Jeff Coombs Memorial Fund

PO Box 463
Abington, MA 02351
Phone: 781.982.1608