Serving the Oakland Community Through Scholarship & Service

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The Twenty Pearls Foundation, Inc. was established in 2003 by the members of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. Xi Gamma Omega Chapter in Oakland Ca.  The purpose of the non-profit 501(c)3 tax-exempt organization is to expand the reach, increase impact and deliver more abundantly on the sorority’s mission to provide “Service to All Mankind.”

 

The Twenty Pearls Foundation, Inc. is committed to leading efforts to address some of the most critical needs of the Oakland community through community based events focused on health and wellness, economic empowerment and impact, higher education and the arts.  In addition to our community events and service programs, the foundation awards scholarships annually to graduating seniors who are enrolled in a four year college or university.

President's MESSAGE

Welcome to the Twenty Pearls Foundation! I appreciate you stopping by to learn more about our organization.  If you landed here it means we share a common interest to support the Oakland community through scholarship and service. The Twenty Pearls Foundation has been committed to being supreme in service to all mankind since its founding in 2003. Our commitment is fulfilled when we provide scholarships to college bound graduating seniors, host community events that are focused on health and wellness, and support the economic development of small minority owned businesses. Your generous contributions make this possible and for that we are extremely grateful for your support over the years and look forward to deepening our impact.

 

Over the next two years, we are aiming to have our largest fundraising years since the establishment of the foundation.  We have an audacious goal to raise at least $40K each year. We recognize our responsibility to bridge the economic gap for students, and specifically women business owners.  This is where we need you! We invite you to explore the site, read about our history and learn about upcoming events for you to meet some of the dynamic women in the organization.  As you evaluate your annual giving strategy, we hope you will consider the Twenty Pearls Foundation.

 

We look forward to seeing you in the community at our events, and hearing from you in the very near future! Please do not hesitate to reach out with any questions or inquiries for partnership.  

 

Respectfully, 

 

Misty R. Gaither 

Misty Gaither

Twenty Pearls Foundation President

2021-2023

 
 

"The greatness of a community is most accurately measured by the compassionate actions of its members."

Coretta Scott King

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Off the Vine & Silent Auction

Join us at our Signature Off The Vine & Auction Fundraising Event! We are excited to bring this event to you in a virtual format this year. From the comfort of your home you will enjoy wine from our featured vintner, Theopolis Vineyards, bid on some amazing items, along with some entertainment. If you enjoy wine and are interested in travel & unique experiences, fine art, sports and entertainment memorabilia, and shopping for fashion and home decor this event is for you.

The best, and most important, part is you will be contributing to a great cause. The proceeds go towards scholarships for college bound high school seniors in Oakland, CA and surrounding areas who excel academically and are making an impact in their communities.

Virtual Wine Tasting Experience Includes:

  • 2020 Yorkville Highlands Symphony

  • 2018 Theopolis Vineyards Estate Grown Petite Sirah

  • FREE Shipping

Questions? Email info@twentypearlsfoundation.org

Payments by check:

Twenty Pearls Foundation, P.O. Box 30095, Oakland, CA 94604

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