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Sudbury-Wayland-Lincoln Domestic Violence Roundtable

Sudbury-Wayland-Lincoln Domestic Violence Roundtable is an all-volunteer nonprofit organization of men and women incorporated in 1999. The goal of the Roundtable is to raise awareness about the issue of domestic violence through community education and networking and to improve the coordination between public and private services for victims and families touched by domestic violence.

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Wayland Girl Scouts help to kick off the 14th Annual “Belle of the Ball” Prom Gown Drive for High School Girls in Need!

Wayland HS Girl Scouts will be collecting trendy gowns from the community for “Belle of the Ball” from February 26 through March 26, 2018. Do you have one collecting dust in your closet? Belle of the Ball and Anton’s Cleaners will clean and distribute prom dresses and provide related accessories at no charge to high school junior and senior girls who would otherwise not have the opportunity to attend their school’s prom.

Simply drop off your gently worn prom dresses at collection boxes located in The Commons at the Wayland High School and in the lobby of the Wayland Public Safety Building between February 26 – March 26. Dress/gown donations are also welcome at Anton’s Cleaners, Jordan’s Furniture, and Enterprise Bank from now until April 1, 2018. Please visit for more information about donations and ways you can make a positive difference in the lives of these young ladies!

Wayland resident to hike to Everest Base Camp to support cancer research

Wayland Town Crier 2/12/18: Wayland resident to hike to Everest Base Camp to support cancer research. Ryan Wade has hiked since he was a young boy and been obsessed with Mount Everest. He even had a topographic map of the highest peak on Earth in his college dorm room. Wade, of Wayland, is preparing for a multi-day hike through Nepal to Everest Base Camp. But, he’s even more excited for the cancer patients who will be joining him on the trek. For more information or to donate, visit  [Click here for Ryan’s page]

Wayland Sleep Under! Saturday, February 3

Parents, enjoy a night out while your kid(s) are entertained with a movie, crafts, pizza, and more on Saturday, February 3rd, 2018!

Where: Happy Hollow Gymnasium
Drop-Off: 5:30 (all grades)
Pick-Up: 8:00 (K-2); 9:00 (3-5)
Suggested Donation: $10/child

Funds will go to the Class of 2019’s Prom!  Questions?

Event flyer online here.

Wayland High Grad Biking U.S. For MS

Wayland Patch 1/19/18: Wayland High Grad Biking U.S. For MS. Audrey Zizza, Wayland High School class of 2015, will be participating in a cross country bike trip this summer to raise funds to support MS research and awareness. Bike the US for MS organizes bike trips that raise awareness for multiple sclerosis research, and bikers also visit people across the country who have MS, doing chores and building ramps – anything they can to help. It’s a great organization and a great mission. If you’d like to learn more or donate to this cause please visit or contact Audrey directly at At this link you can also see some amazing pictures from previous trips.

Friends remember Wayland girl, raise $10K to fight cancer

Metrowest Daily News 12/27/17: Friends remember Wayland girl, raise $10K to fight cancer. Cheyenne Morrell was always thinking about others, from the child sitting alone in the lunchroom to her fellow patients battling cancer. Cheyenne, who grew up in Wayland, would plunk down next to the lonely child. And when her oncologist dressed up as Santa Claus during one of her hospital stays, Cheyenne joined in on the holiday spirit.

Boosters seeks donations in Annual Appeal

Winter Sports Season is Here!!   Support our student-athletes with a donation to our Annual Appeal. Please donate today at

Announcing Mini-grant Funding for Projects in Effective Teen Relationships & Violence Prevention, the Arts, and Community Service

Following the success of past years, The Lauren Dunne Astley Memorial Fund is offering an exciting program to fund small projects in three areas: Effective Teen Relationships & Violence Prevention, the Arts, and Community Service.

In Lauren’s spirit and memory, small grants are now available for individuals and groups with dynamic project ideas in any of the above areas.  Keep On Sparkling!

Interested parties are invited to complete an online application by January 31, 2018. New applicants encouraged!   Please visit