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Remembering Dr. Sanford & Phyllis Bolton


MINEOLA, NY, September 21, 2022 – Dr. Sanford Bolton was a widely respected expert in the field of biopharmaceutical statistics, co-founding the Hygrosol Pharmaceutical Corporation, as well as serving on the faculty of the University of Rhode Island and St. John’s University.  His wife, Phyllis, was a distinguished artist, who had her artwork displayed in many exhibitions, always with the goal that it would inspire others.

We are deeply grateful that they chose, through a generous bequest, to support ParentChild+.  We honor the Boltons for being so much more than generous givers.  They made an impact throughout their lives, through their work and how they lived and the left behind a legacy to be proud of.  Both sadly passed away in 2011, but they made sure that with their passing, their legacy would be felt, supporting a diverse array of nonprofit organizations that bring joy, learning, and music to people across the country.  They generously provided ParentChild+ with a gift of over a half a million dollars, to help continue our mission: to ensure that all children regardless of their race, socio-economic status, or zip code have equal possibilities from the start.

 

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Media Contact:
Ricardo Abreu, ParentChild+ Development & Communications Coordinator
Phone: 516.883.7480 Email: rabreu@parentchildplus.org

 

About ParentChild+
ParentChild+ focuses on bridging the opportunity gap by supporting school readiness for families living in communities furthest from opportunity. Through an international network of program sites, ParentChild+ works one-on-one with families and caregivers to prepare children for school and life success. Highly trained Early Learning Specialists visit twice-weekly to engaging with families and caregivers in reading, conversation, and play activities designed to support parent-child interaction. Since 1965, ParentChild+ has been assisting local partners in replicating and expanding this proven program, supporting children on a path to equal possibilities from the start and strengthening families and communities. For more information, please visit www.parentchildplus.org.

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