Dorothy Galbraith Parsons, a late resident of Wood County, West Virginia, established this fund, which honors her parents, through a bequest to the Parkersburg Area Community Foundation. The purpose of this fund is to promote mental health in Wood County, West Virginia.

Born in Waverly, Ada Galbraith was the daughter of the late William and Elizabeth Poole Dotson. She was a charter member of the First United Presbyterian Church in Waverly.