Our Purpose

The Corporation is organized exclusively for education and charitable purposes, including the following:

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Welcome

It is a great honor to serve as President and Chair of the Board of Directors of the Ivy Heritage Foundation 2021-2023. The foundation was established in 2014 as a 501(c)(3) nonprofit associated with the Upsilon Omega Omega Chapter of the Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. Since our establishment, our sole purpose has been to provide educational and charitable support to individuals residing in Greater Columbia and the surrounding area.

Over the past seven years, we have developed valuable partnerships that allow us to impact the community positively. We accomplish this by providing families, individuals, and other organizations with innovative programs that promote educational advancement, improving quality of life, entrepreneurship, self-sufficiency, and cultural enlightenment.

For more information on the Ivy Heritage Foundation or if you would like to attend one of our fabulous events, please utilize the contact form below.

 

Joann Moore Thompson, DDS

President and Chair of the Board of Directors, Ivy Heritage Foundation of Irmo


Board of Directors

PRESIDENT
Joann Thompson

VICE-PRESIDENT
Kimberly Snipes

SECRETARY
Sheral Bowman

TREASURER
Joy Price

ASST. TREASURER
Sharonda Sutton

FINANCIAL SECRETARY
Natasha Thompson

ASST. FINANCIAL SECRETARY
Sandra Randolph

HISTORIAN
Tawanda Webb

PARLIAMENTARIAN
Appointed by President

MEMBERS AT LARGE
Catrena Britton
Lil Eaves
Camelia Atkinson
SeRina Brown
Vivian Coaxum
Robyn Watson

UPSILON OMEGA OMEGA OFFICERS & MEMBERS AT LARGE

Jamesetta Lovett, President
LaTarsa Williams, Vice President
Kendra Brown, Treasurer
Tia Geiger, Fundraising Chairman
Tiffany Scott, Scholarship Chairman

Purpose Statement

 

The Corporation is organized exclusively for education and charitable purposes, including the following: to cultivate the academic, health, social, and cultural development of individuals residing in the Greater Columbia and surrounding areas.  Our purpose is to make a positive impact in the community at large by helping individuals, families and organizations to achieve their highest potential by promoting programs that provide options for advanced education, improved quality of life, entrepreneurship and self-sufficiency and cultural experiences.

To carry out purposes of Upsilon Omega Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated in promoting unity within the community in matters of educational, cultural, and civic life, and the general welfare of the community.

Foundation Announcements


The Ivy Heritage Foundation has received a grant from the Central Carolina Community Foundation to support the work of our Irmo Community Garden, which serves as a learning laboratory for students from community and civic organizations in Irmo. 

The award is part of Central Carolina Community Foundation’s commitment to address top community needs. The grant was awarded through the organization’s Beyond the Table mini-grant initiative.

Read more HERE.

Congratulations to all ladies that participated in the Inaugural Virtual and 12th Biennial Emeralds of Excellence Debutante Cotillion on August 1, 2020.

Watch HERE on the event page. 

Event Partnerships

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