About

twenty_pearls_logoTwenty Pearls Foundation, Incorporated was established and registered as a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt organization in March 2001.

Through the leadership of the board of directors, its purpose is to meet the philanthropic needs of LTO. For 35 years, Lambda Tau Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc., the oldest African-American sorority for college educated women in the United States, has provided scholarships and conducted programs to enhance the health, welfare and educational development of individuals and families in the Far South Chicagoland Community.

Our goals are to:

    • Provide financial assistance to deserving individuals who are seeking higher education
    • Support local organizations through volunteer services and financial assistance annually
    • Maintain life long partnerships with leading organizations that have common program

 

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Programs of Service

Scholarships Shirley J. Phillips HBCU Scholarship; Betty George Memorial Scholarship; Stella Harden Continuing Education Academic and Financial Need Scholarships
ASCEND  A mentoring group for high school students
National Programs Family Seasonal Wraps, Acts of Green Program, UNA-USA Global Classroom Program, The Alzheimer’s Disease and Caregiver Support Program
Other Programs Nursing Home Senior Adoption Program; Tax Preparation Seminars; Car Seat Safety Day; First Responders Program; Soles 4 Souls; Emerging Pearls Youth Mentoring Group (Grades K-2nd); Strands of Pearls Youth Mentoring Group (Grades 3rd-5th); Cultured Pearls (Grades 5th – 8th)

To make a donation to Twenty Pearls Foundation, Incorporated, please click on the donate button above. All donations are tax-deductible to the fullest extent of the law.