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 City of Chicago and the 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
Programs of Service
|Scholarships||Shirley J. Phillips HBCU Scholarship; Betty George Memorial Scholarship; Stella Harden Continuing Education Academic and Financial Need Scholarships|
|#CAPS||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.