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.
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: Jacqueline Anderson, Frankie Alstin-Brooks, Alicia Glenn, Mellanie Lassiter, and Michelle Patterson-Wilson.
+ The Board of Directors would like to thank Ms. Sabrina Price-Powell for serving as president for four years, 2013 through 2016 and for her contributions, time, and expertise she has given to the foundation. Ms. Sabrina Price-Powell made a difference through her dedication and continued support of our programs. Her ideas, input, & enthusiasm were most helpful in assisting us in making valuable improvements.
+ 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 is a sponsor for the "Pink Goes Red" Heart Walk on Friday, February 3, 2017 at Plymouth Meeting Mall in Plymouth Meeting, PA. The walk is 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.February 3, 2017 is National Go Red Day️. Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. ® has joined forces with the American Heart Association's Go Red for Women movement to celebrate National Wear Red Day.
Please come out on National Wear Red Day as "Pink Goes Red" to complete a brisk mall walk for heart health, engage in an evening of Zumba, receive heart related literature, and some light heart healthy snacks. Invite family and friends to participate.