Daniel Palmier was a major contributor to building many Christian churches throughout India. Having been raised Catholic, he would like to continue sharing his resources with the world. In following Jesus Christ, he enjoys giving abundantly to those in need.
He is also a generous contributor to Soccer Support Abroad, also known as SSA. Founded in January 2012, this non-profit organization provides pre-owned soccer gear, such as cleats, socks and shinguards to the disadvantaged youth of developing countries as well as those in low-income areas of the U.S. As soccer teaches many fundamental skills and builds character, this organization was created to bring the lovable sport and its many beneficial lessons from teaching teamwork and leadership to motivation and building friendships. Soccer Support Abroad focuses on teaching disadvantaged youth to not only build a sustainable future, but also to achieve and attain their highest potential on and off the soccer field.
Furthermore, Daniel Palmier is an avid supporter and donor to various schools. As a proud graduate of St. Christopher’
Daniel Palmier, who is an alumnus of St. Christopher and Monsignor Farrell, credits his parent’s partnership with St. Christopher School as his beginning to a wonderful education. He notes “Every day is a day of opportunity. Tonight, as you look around, our alumni have come from as far as California, Colorado, and Florida, demonstrating the strength and commitment to the St. Christopher community. We produced some truly talented folks. It starts with a dream, and it continues with infinite persistence.”
As an active alumnus of the University of Notre Dame, Daniel Palmier has established a generous financial endowment to his alma mater. Mr. Palmier graduated with a Bachelor of Business Administration degree in 1983. In addition to being a significant contributor to the Notre Dame Alumni Association, he also is an avid supporter and donor to Tufts Hillel in Medford, MA and the Rashi School in Newton, MA.
He is also involved in charitable and community service organizations such as the Catholic Schools Foundations of Boston and New York, the Asian Christian Academy, the Notre Dame Sorin Society, and Tufts Hillel. Daniel Palmier is also an active member of various professional organizations such as the Commercial Mortgage Securities Association and the National Multi-Housing Council. He also actively supports the Jimmy Fund, which raises funds for both adult and pediatric cancer care and research through the Boston Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, to improve the survival chances for cancer patients about the globe as well as supporting the American Liver Foundation. This foundation facilitates, advocates, and promotes education, research, and support for the prevention, treatment, and cure of liver disease.
Colleagues would describe Daniel Palmier as an open, honest, hard-working, family-oriented man who is also very smart in business. He is a value creator and is also a very empathetic and compassionate individual towards others and their needs.