Elayne Walker-Cabral Endowment

Elayne Walker-Cabral was a strong, helpful member of our community with a passion for mentoring students of all ages. She was a lifelong learner of many subjects, setting a positive example to her mentees. She continued her passion by serving as the director of the Met Community School for more than twenty years. Mrs. Elayne had a personal connection with many people in her community that has forever influenced our growth. A little more than a year ago Mrs. Elayne unexpectedly passed away from a form of Cardiovascular disease.

In 2017 the community was looking forward to a memorial event to mark her one year anniversary. I was the organizer of this event and emphasized celebrating her legacy, educating ourselves on Cardiovascular disease and donating funds to local causes. We achieved this by donating to the American Heart Association and sponsoring the Elayne Walker-Cabral Medical Scholarship. Mrs. Elayne was a strong supporter of continuing education. In this spirit, the Medical Scholarship was established to support graduating Met High School students continuing their education in the healthcare field.

To make an ongoing impact, we are fundraising to establish an Endowment fund with the Rhode Island Foundation. This Endowment is giving us the opportunity to make the medical scholarship permanent as a testimony to Mrs. Elayne’s memory. Our goal is to support our scholars in their aspirations and continue our education in our health. In Mrs. Elayne’s name, I hope you choose to support our cause. All donations are greatly appreciated.


  • Gala in memory of Elayne Walker-Cabral  
    • $7,152 (Offline)
    • 24 mos
  • steamin Beeman 
    • $10 
    • 24 mos
  • Brian Bordieri 
    • $25 
    • 24 mos
  • Pamela Frias  
    • $100 
    • 24 mos
  • Janet Villanueva-Williams 
    • $25 
    • 24 mos
See all

Organizer and beneficiary

Idalys Perez 
Providence, RI
Lucas Lussier 
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