Friday, June 3, 2016
Monte Carlo Night recognizes scholarship recipients from Montgomery and Bucks counties, and generates funds for women empowerment projects in our communities.
The R.O.S.E. Foundation is a non-profit community organization whose charitable purpose is to secure resources to positively impact the quality of life for deserving women and their families.
Nia Campbell Hayes
The R.O.S.E. (Recognizing Opportunities for Service and Education) Foundation was established on June 12, 2002. Operations were officially established in September 2003.
The R.O.S.E. Foundation is a broad-based, nonprofit organization, who’s educational and charitable endeavors are supported and endorsed by the members of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc., Phi Beta Omega Chapter.
Goals / Objective
Empower women in transition to achieve greater economic security and self sufficiency for themselves and their families through initiatives that:
- Build self-esteem through education, the arts and self empowerment
- Build self reliance through economic awareness, financial literacy and health awareness
- Enhance life skills in the areas of health, family dynamics, and economics
- Enhance emotional competence and coping skills
+ The R.O.S.E. Foundation would like to welcome their two New Board Directors: Mrs. Deidre Patterson (Financial Secretary) and Mrs. Selena Price-Kent (Foundation Scholarship Lead).
+ The Board Directors would like to thank Mrs. Pat Augustus-Gilbert for her tenure as a Board Director over the years. As an inaugural Board Director, she has been a great asset to the organization’s growth, and we wish her the best in her future endeavors.
+ The Foundation awarded $500 to the Women Veterans ROCK organization in support their efforts of continued professional development of female veterans. A Reception was held on December 6th for the grant presentation. 50% of the grant was used to provide a scholarship for 6 women to attend a Leadership Development Workshop. The remainder was awarded to Tiffany Johnson, a female veteran and employee for the Montgomery County Veteran outreach center.
+ The R.O.S.E. Foundation served as a sponsor for the "Pink Goes Red" Heart Walk on Friday, February 7, 2014 at the Cheltenham Mall in Cheltenham, PA. The walk was hosted by Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc., Phi Beta Omega Chapter of North Wales, PA in an effort to raise awareness of the dangers of heart disease in women.
+ The Foundation donated 50 new books to Silver Springs Martin Luther School in December 2013. This was in addition to $100.00 value in books for the “Messages to Moms” program in 2011.