Chi Psi Omega Chapter of AKA Charitable Arm, A Plus Foundation, Incorporated, was the recipient of the Coconut Creek Branch of Wells Fargo’s community grant in the amount of $1,000. The event was held Thursday, April 6th at an annual breakfast of the JA World Huizenga Center, Junior Achievement of South Florida, in Coconut Creek for recognition of Broward County’s Wells Fargo Branches’ charitable organizations.
The chapter’s charitable arm was recognized for the work it does in the community in training youths in Grades 9 through 12 for leadership, known as ASCEND (Target I), International President of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated, Dr. Dorothy Buckhanan Wilson’s signature program for this quadrennial, 2014-2018. Recognition under Target I also included donations of backpacks for school preparedness/readiness.
Moreover, the organization was recognized for its extensive work with Target II: Health Promotion, working diligently to end disparities in health care for African Americans and other minority groups. Target III: Family Strengthening received recognition for its work with the family through Financial Fitness, Childhood Hunger and the myriad of ways performed to uplift and better family conditions. Target IV: Environmental Ownership received recognition for its “green initiatives” in the household, work and place of dwelling as well as its collaborative work to renew playgrounds. Lastly, Target V: Global Impact was recognized for its consistent work with Africare; using creative ways of raising money to send to poverty stricken African countries to alleviate youth hunger/starvation.
The foundation/charitable arm is happy to support the five Targets and is honored for achievement and recognition.
Presenting the community grant was Wells Fargo Coconut Creek Branch Manager Christanie Abernathy and A Plus Foundation, Incorporated, recipients on hand and in attendance were Josetta B. Patterson, President and Ann Burnett Lee, Board Member.