“Service is the rent that you pay for room on this earth.”

- Shirley Chisholm

Rosa Foundation Donates Winter Coats to Lenoir County Schools

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

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Rosa Foundation Establishes Dah-ve Memorial Fund

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

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We salute Mr. Stahle Vincent

Rosa Foundation salutes Mr. Stahle Vincent, one of its Board of Directors during Black History Month. A sports trailblazer with great business acumen, we honor you for your contributions to society and civil rights.

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2020 Winter Coat Drive

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.

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2nd Annual MMPC Awards Ceremony

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

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Toni L. Cameron Memorial Scholarship

The Foundation presents the Toni L. Cameron Memorial Scholarship for the Performing Arts to benefit high school seniors who pursue degrees in dance, theatre, and music. Thanks in advance for your contribution to this cause that means so much to us.

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Mask for Schools in Greensboro News & Record

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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Face Mask Giveaway and Fundraiser

Who doesn’t love frozen yogurt? Thanks to the Bridford Parkway Sweet Frog Frozen Yogurt Shop for hosting a scholarship fundraiser. Rosa Foundation also distributed 300 face coverings to customers.

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Providing groceries to seniors in our community

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.

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Providing groceries to seniors and single parents in our community

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. 

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Health & Job Fair

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.

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Excerpt from SubstantialMagazine.com

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.

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Community Edible Garden

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.

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