Founded in 2013, Pearls of Service Foundation, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit foundation that serves as the community development and philanthropic arm of Pi Kappa Omega chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc.
Its mission is to cultivate and encourage high scholastic and ethical standards, to study and to help alleviate problems concerning girls, women and the elderly in order to improve their quality of life and social stature. Guided by the tenets of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc.
Pearls of Service Foundation, Inc. aims to be of service to all mankind. Its members are dedicated to improving the local and global community through advocacy and service. The primary service area of Pearls of Service Foundation Inc. will be those communities based in Harlem and the Lower East side of Manhattan in New York City. The heart of these programs, implemented in conjunction with Pi Kappa Omega chapter, represent a response to the contemporary needs of the African-American and minority communities it serves. Our programs embrace a plan to address empowerment, social justice, human rights and health concerns; both within the United States and abroad through community service programs and support of academic scholarships. Our programs benefit both individuals and organizations that engage in advancing like charitable interests.
Realizing that there is a growing need for our youth to engage in educational programming that build a strong foundation to achieve personal success, Pearls of Service Foundation, Inc. seeks to ensure that minority children, especially girls, have access to opportunities to succeed and to become productive members of their community.
2016 Board of Directors
Michele Clayton Lucas, Esq., President
April Drummond, Vice-President
Lisana Gabriel Brown, Treasurer
Michelle Johnson, Esq., Secretary
Natalie Bledman, Director
Dr. Jacqueline Fleming-Ware, Director
Dr. Virginia Flintall, Director
Dominique Jones, Director
Nikki Tillman Lofton, Director
Marlene Ward-DePetris, Director
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