Impact Statement

2016

The Foundation was active in 2016 supporting churches and community service agencies in the Los Angeles area to provide educational supplies.

  • Greater Zion Church in Compton, CA on 8/14/16: Donation of 165 backpacks filled with school supplies as well as a laptop computer to a high school graduate attending her 1st year in college.
  • The Empowerment Center in Lynwood, CA on 8/26/16: Donation of 50 backpacks stocked with school supplies.
  • Donation totals for 2016: 215 backpacks, 1000 pencils, 600 black pens, 600 blue pens, 500 erasers, 300 pencil sharpeners, 50 12-count crayons, 50 folders and notebooks, 10 calculators, 10 rulers, and 1 laptop computer.

2017

During the year, the Foundation supported churches and community service agencies in various U.S. cities to provide supplies.

  • Korey Johnson Foundation in St. Louis, MO on 7/30/17 – 150 pencils, 150 black pens, 150 blue pens, 75 erasers, 75 sharpeners, and 10 24-count crayons.
  • The Friendly Friendship Church in Los Angeles, CA on 8/5/17 – 40 backpacks, 300 pencils, 250 erasers, 200 black pens, 200 blue pens, 100 red pens, 150 pencil sharpeners, and 25 highlighters.
  • Greater Zion Church in Compton, CA on 8/20/17 – Donation of 163 backpacks stocked with school supplies as well as a laptop computer to a high school graduate entering his 1st year in college.
  • Hurricane Harvey relief supplies donation, September 2017
    • Donation of 1 gallon hand sanitizer, 24 canisters of sanitizing wipes, 6 cases of 48-count water, 2 packs of 15-count paper towels, 2 packs of 30-count toilet paper, 5 boxes of 1000-count baby wipes, trash bags, plastic bags, 5 dog leashes, personal care products (shampoo, conditioner, hair moisturizer, lotion, deodorant, mouthwash, toothpaste), 12 bars of soap, clothing/shoes, first aid medical supplies, 6 canisters of baby formula, 6 bottles of Pedialyte, and 6 dog leashes.
    • Donation of school supplies to Young Women’s’ College Preparatory Academy in Houston, TX: 302 pencils, 200 blue pens, 150 black pencils, 100 pencil sharpeners, 50 red pens, 50 highlighters, 50 erasers, 50 folders, 8 8-count crayons, 7 backpacks, 6 pencil bags, 6 staplers, and 3 rulers.
    • Monetary donation to the American Red Cross.
  • Hurricane Irma school supplies donation, September 2017
    • Donation to Chimney Lakes Elementary School in Jacksonville, FL: 500 pencils, 350 pencil sharpeners, 350 cap erasers, 150 black pens, 150 blue pens, 100 erasers, 75 highlighters, 50 red pens, 48 glue sticks and 3 bottles of glue, 30 pencil pillows, 17 24-count crayons, and 10 12-count colored pencils.
    • Monetary donation to Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority Disaster Fund.
  • School supplies donation totals for 2017: 210 backpacks, 1202 pencils, 700 blue pens, 675 pencil sharpeners, 650 black pens, 475 erasers, 350 cap erasers, 200 red pens, 150 highlighters, 50 folders, 48 glue sticks and 3 bottles of glue, 30 pencil pillows, 27 24-count crayons, 10 12-count colored pencils, 8 8-count crayons, 6 pencil bags, 6 staplers, 3 rulers and 1 laptop computer.
  • Relief supplies donation total: 1 gallon hand sanitizer, 24 canisters of sanitizing wipes, 6 cases of 48-count water, 2 packs of 15-count paper towels, 2 packs of 30-count toilet paper, 5 boxes of 1000-count baby wipes, trash bags, plastic bags, personal care products (shampoo, conditioner, hair moisturizer, lotion, deodorant, mouthwash, toothpaste), 12 bars of soap, clothing/shoes, first aid medical supplies, 6 canisters of baby formula, 6 bottles of Pedialyte, 6 dog leashes.

2018

During the year, the Foundation expanded its community service to include scholarships as well as provide educational and medical supplies in various U.S. cities.

  • Rockdale Academy in Cincinnati, OH on 3/7/18: Partnered with UC Health to provide items for the Academy’s Parent Panty. Monetary donation was given to Rockdale Academy. Dr. Brown spoke with the 6th-grade students as well as students from an area high school about career paths and life choices. Four hundred pencils donated.
  • Scholarships awarded to 3 college students for the 2018-19 scholastic year.
  • Community Women Against Hardships Center in St. Louis, MO on 7/21/18: Donation of 113 backpacks each filled with 1 spiral notebook, 2 pencils, 1 eraser, 1 sharpener, 1 highlighter, 1 pack of 24 crayons, 1 blue pen, and 1 black pen. Additional items such as folders, thesauruses, rulers, glue, notebooks, binders, colored pencils and USB drives were also distributed. The Foundation also provided hygiene kits (lotion, shampoo, conditioner, soap), lip balm, first aid kits, sunglasses, earbuds and diapers for those interested.
  • The Friendly Friendship Church in Los Angeles, CA on 7/31/18 – 50 backpacks for their 8/4/18 event.
  • Arise Christian Center in Los Angeles, CA on 8/2/18 – 50 backpacks, 50 pencils, 50 erasers, 50 black pens, 50 blue pens, 50 red pens, 50 pencil sharpeners, and 50 highlighters.
  • Greater Zion Church in Compton, CA on 8/19/17 – Donation of 152 backpacks stocked with pencils/pens as well as a laptop computer to a college student.
  • Three additional laptop computer donations to 1) a college student at Arise Christian Center, 2) an entering freshman at Howard Payne University and 3) a college student attending Grand Canyon University.
  • School supplies donation totals for 2018: 365 backpacks, 830 pencils, 330 erasers, 315 blue pens, 315 pencil sharpeners, 315 black pens, 315 red pens, 315 highlighters, 150 spiral notebooks, 115 24-count crayons, 50 folders, 30 pencil pillows, 25 binders, 25 bottles of glue, 20 12-count colored pencils, 15 rulers, 7 packet of paper, 6 thesaurus, 1 USB drive and 4 laptop computer.
  • Miscellaneous donation totals: 50 hygiene kits (lotion, shampoo, conditioner, soap), 40 pairs of sunglasses, 30 lip balm, 30 first aid kits, 5 earbuds and 3 diapers kits.