“Service is the rent that you pay for room on this earth.”
- Shirley Chisholm
father – daughter dance The 80s vs. 90s Father-Daughter Dance not only helped us celebrate Father’s Day in a new way, but also brought out the competitive spirit in our attendees. Styles from the 80s and 90s graced the dance floor and added flare to the fashion show. DJ Small Wonder provided her mixing skills and trivia knowledge. All guests were given Build-a-Bear door prizes, and competition winners took home $50 gift cards.
Winter Coat Campaign Winter Coat Campaign Winter Coat Campaign Sharing the gift of warmth this season! Rosa Foundation and Love Inspired Solutions collaborated for the 2022 Winter Coat Drive Campaign. New winter coats were donated to Allen Jay Elementary School, Jones Street Global Studies, and the Children’s Home Society in support of Operation Warm for distribution to youth in our community. Winter Coat Campaign Winter Coat Campaign
Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Central Piedmont Director of Operations, Amy Lawson, received 50 new winter coats from Rosa Foundation to positively impact the children in their program.
50 winter coats and 150 face coverings were distributed to the children of Reedy Fork Elementary School on Monday, March 8. Principal Jeanelle Lindsay and staff were on hand to assist. Reedy Fork Elementary School
Rosa Foundation collaborated with social workers in the Alamance-Burlington County School System to provide schoolchildren with 150 winter coats and 450 face coverings. Alamance-Burlington School System
Rosa Foundation traveled to Oxford, NC on Sunday, February 28th to donate over 40 winter coats and 120 face coverings. Masonic Home for Children
Rosa Foundation traveled to Lenoir County on Saturday, February 27th to distribute 200 winter coats and 600 face coverings at the Contentnea-Savannah School (CSS) for the students in the Kinston, NC area. Read the article from The Free Press in Kinston, NC: https://www.kinston.com/story/news/2021/03/02/rosa-foundation-comes-aid-students-needing-winter-coats/6882895002/ Lenoir County School System
Rosa Foundation has created a GoFundMe account to solicit donations for its Dah-ve Memorial Fund. The fund was developed in memory of the Executive Director’s late son who passed away from heart complications at the age of 1 1/2 years. Monetary contributions will go towards establishing a fund at a hospital to provide financial assistance to families coping with a child with heart defects. Please click the link to make a donation. Thank you for your support. https://gofund.me/8d112107
Rosa Foundation is showing a little love before Valentine’s Day by donating two HP Chromebooks to the Greensboro Chamber of Commerce for Guilford County Schools.
In honor of Black History Month, Rosa Foundation wishes to honor Mrs. Yvonne Johnson, one of our Board of Directors, for her many contributions to our community and society as a whole in advancement of civil rights. We salute you.
Rosa Foundation, in partnership with Adventist Community Restoration Center Director Cedric Parker, collaborated to distribute over 500 winter coats in a variety of kid and adult sizes, in addition to giving out over a hundred food boxes. We would like to thank Mayor Vaughan for her assistance, United Healthcare for donating coats and food, and our sponsors and volunteers for their support.
Four unsung male role models were acknowledged for their efforts to better the community. The second annual awards ceremony went virtual and was presented in a Zoom format and streamed on Facebook Live. The celebration was in conjunction with recognizing International Men’s Day, and a resolution from Greensboro City Council. https://youtu.be/pMZirjdv2os
With the help of a grant from the WalMart Foundation, a week’s worth of groceries were provided to seniors in the Kinston, NC area. Items were distributed by volunteers from King David Lodge No. 25, PHA Masons and St. Martha Chapter No. 14, Order of the Eastern Star, PHA.
1000 face coverings were distributed to Title I Schools across the Guilford County School System. Administrators and staff met at Reedy Fork Elementary School to receive the personal protection equipment (PPE). (Thank-you card) 400 face coverings were distributed to Triangle Lake Montessori School in High Point. All photos were taken for and by the Greensboro News and Record
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With the help of a grant from the Greensboro Virus Relief Fund from the United Way of Greater Greensboro, City of Greensboro, and the Community Foundation of Greater Greensboro, a week’s worth of groceries were provided to seniors. Items were distributed by volunteers from Order of the Eastern Stars, PHA Rebecca Chapter No. 656 and Genesis Chapter No. 673.
With the help of a grant from the Greensboro Virus Relief Fund from the United Way of Greater Greensboro, City of Greensboro, and the Community Foundation of Greater Greensboro, a week’s worth of groceries were provided to seniors and single parents. Items were distributed by volunteers from Invincible Lodge No. 251, PHA Masons and Immaculate Chapter No. 537, Order of the Eastern Star, PHA.
During the pandemic, the Rosa Foundation showed appreciation by providing hot lunches to the Short-Stay Surgical Nursing Staff at Cone Health.
Rosa Foundation collaborated with Novant Health, American Heart Association, Greensboro Parks & Recreation Department, Zumba Instructor Dr. Kendra Bass, and DJ Marcus B. Smooth to host a Community Health & Job Fair at Windsor Recreation Center. Several agencies were on site to provide job opportunities, free health screenings, healthy food options, Zumba and line dancing classes.
Their union is a blend of cultures and religions. When people inquire about how they make things work, their answer stems from a fundamental belief in unity and love. This fundamental belief not only shows within their marriage and actions towards one another, but also throughout their community and philanthropic efforts. We sit down with this Substantial couple to talk about the Rosa Foundation and the why behind their giving.
Rosa Foundation collaborated with Hayes-Taylor YMCA, NC A&T State University, Guilford County Cooperative Extension, and Greensboro Parks & Recreation Department to instruct youth on best practices in agriculture through a community edible gardening program at Gateway Gardens. This program also taught children the value of accountability and responsibility, with the goal of transferring the gardening concept to their families and communities.