Make Sure Rob Is Not Alone This Holiday Season

Your contributions to Rob's journal this year made sure that they never felt alone. Your tax-deductible donation in Rob's honor will make sure that Caringbridge continues to bring hope and healing to those who need it most.

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Rob’s Story

John Robert Held (1938-2013).

This site was created to share a place for thoughts and stories about Rob Held. You can share these with Rob's family and friends using the Guestbook tab. 

If you would like to make a contribution in memory of Rob, see Read My Story to find the contact information for the New England Wild Flower Society and the Bolton Conservation Trust. 

In honor of his memory and in lieu of flowers, Rob's family asks you to consider a donation to the New England Wild Flower Society and/or the Bolton Conservation Trust.

New England Wild Flower Society
- http://www.newenglandwild.org/
180 Hemenway Road
Framingham, MA 01701
(508) 877-7630
Donation Page Link:

Your donation to the New England Wild Flower Society will help fund a native wild flower seed bank as a response to the impacts of climate change.  Rob loved wild flowers and this regional project was personally important to him.

Bolton Conservation Trust - http://www.boltonconservationtrust.org/
P.O. Box 14
Bolton, MA 01740
(978) 429-3004

Your donation to the Bolton Conservation Trust will help fund trails  and other projects. Rob loved to get dirty working on trails, and preserving natural areas in Bolton was personally important to him.