Community Service Programs in Action
Greetings on behalf of the members of The PEARL Foundation, Inc. The PEARL Foundation, Inc. is the philanthropic arm of the Rho Zeta Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc., Marietta, Georgia.
The mission of the Foundation is to improve the quality of life for Georgians by providing education initiatives that promote self reliance, self empowerment, and self determination. The Foundation sponsors programs that impact the lives of elementary, middle and high school students, as well as senior citizens in the community.
We encourage and welcome support of our programs from community members and the business community. Together, we can continue our legacy of community service. Donations to The PEARL Foundation, Inc. are tax deductible.
For information on ways to donate, click the donate button shown above.
The PEARL Foundation, Inc. is celebrating its 10th Anniversary!!
Join the Foundation in the celebration by donating in Multiples of 10 on October 10, 2019.
Donations to The PEARL Foundation are tax-deductible!
September 28, 2019
A Midday Rhapsody of Art & Soul
The PEARL Foundation, Inc. and Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc., Rho Zeta Omega Chapter will host the signature fundraising event in support of the scholarship fund and other Cobb County community programs.
Plan to join us at the Mason Fine Art Gallery as we salute the Harlem Renaissance through music, fashion and art.
Purchase your ticket today by clicking ... Read More
The PEARL Foundation, Inc. in partnership with Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc., Rho Zeta Omega Chapter will host the third annual health fair on September 21, 2019. The health fair will take place from 10:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. at the Fair Oaks Recreation Center located at 1465 W. Booth Road Ext. SW, Marietta, Ga. 30008.
Bring your friends and family for a variety of service offerings such as vitality checks, health screenings, ... Read More
The PEARL Foundation, Inc. in conjunction with Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc., Rho Zeta Omega Chapter awarded $30,000 in scholarships to eight Cobb County high school seniors at its annual scholarship reception. The reception was held on Saturday, May 4, 2019, at Zion Baptist Church, Marietta, Ga.
This year’s scholarship recipients are:
The public is invited to “Got Wealth? Let’s Get Your House in Order!” on April 27, 2019
from 11AM to 1PM at the East Cobb Government Center. This free workshop is hosted by the
Rho Zeta Omega chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. in conjunction with The PEARL
The program will be divided into two parts. First, Ashley Karim-Kincey will share her expertise
as a Realtor and provide guidance on how to purchase a home. ... Read More
Join us on December 21, 2019 for the Fourth Annual “Dashing through the Square 5K Race”
through Historic Marietta, Georgia
You can register here: Dashing through the Square 5K Race
Can’t make it to Marietta, Ga? No worries, we’ve got you covered! This year’s event includes a 5K, a Virtual 5K and the 1K Rudolph Run. The race is a Peachtree ... Read More
The members of The PEARL Foundation, Inc. are pleased to have served Cobb County for the past 10 years! The foundation has funded $400,000 in community service activities and volunteered with several organizations such as MUST Ministries and the Hollydale Food Pantry. In conjunction with the Rho Zeta Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc., the foundation has awarded over $300,000 in scholarships to Cobb County students ... Read More
Thank you to all race participants and race sponsors for making the 2018 Dashing Through the Square 5K on December 15, 2018 a big success.
Please click the on the link below to see some pictures from the race.
Save the Date for the 2019 Dashing Through The Square 5K! It will be held on
Saturday, December 21, 2019. We hope to see you there!
Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc., the first African-American Greek-letter sorority, was founded on a mission comprised of five basic tenets which has remained unchanged since our inception in 1908. The international sorority has grown to over 760 undergraduate and alumnae chapters focusing on academic excellence and community service. Locally, the Rho Zeta Omega chapter serves the Cobb County/Marietta community.
In keeping with one of ... Read More
The PEARL Foundation and LaSonya, the owner of LL Dance and Fitness LLC invite all to join us on Saturday, December 1, 2018 at 10:30 AM EST for a great dance fitness sweaty time to support PEARL program initiatives and to get in an awesome workout.
Register by clicking: ZUMBA CLASS, December 1, 2018
Proceeds from this event support the PEARL Foundation Inc. Programs
The PEARL Foundation Inc. in conjunction with Alpha Kappa Alpha, Sorority, Inc. Rho Zeta Omega Chapter is now accepting applications for the 2018 #CAP Program.
#CAP, the abbreviation for College Application Process, is Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Inc.’s Signature program for 2018-2022. This program is designed to assist high school students with navigating the college application process through a step-by-step approach ... Read More
Join us on December 15, 2018 for the third annual “Dashing through the Square 5K Race" through historic Marietta, GA!
You can register here:
Can't make it to Marietta, GA? Don't worry, we've got you covered! Virtual runners have two (2) registration options to choose from:
This year's event includes a 5K, a Virtual 5K and the 1K Rudolph Run. The ... Read More
The PEARL Foundation, Inc. in conjuntion with the Rho Zeta Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Inc. will host a Health Fair on Saturday, September 15, 2018 from 10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. at the South Cobb Recreation Center located at 875 Riverside Parkway, Austell, Ga. 30168. Bring your friends and family for a variety of service offerings such as vision and eye pressure screening, skin cancer screening, and information on ... Read More
In observance of minority mental health month. The Rho Zeta Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc., The PEARL Foundation and The National Alliance on Mental Illness would like to invite you to a community panel discussion on mental health challenges currently affecting the black community.
The panel discussion will occur on July 28, 2018, 11:30AM at Turner Chapel AME, located at 492 North Marietta Parkway, Marietta, GA 30060.
Please ... Read More
A Midday Rhapsody of Art & Soul returns as one of the Fall premier events! On September 22, 2018, The PEARL Foundation, Inc., and Rho Zeta Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc., will host its annual, A Midday Rhapsody of Art & Soul, fundraising event to raise funds in support of our scholarship fund and other Cobb County community programs.
The Mason Fine Art Gallery will provide an exquisite backdrop as we salute the arts ... Read More
The PEARL Foundation, Inc. and the Rho Zeta Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. awarded $30,000 in scholarships to seven Cobb County students. Scholarship recipients include:
Oluwademilade Adeoye – Campbell High School
Vivian Baker – Campbell High School
Donni-Margree Crenshaw – South Cobb High School
Kendahl Heckstall – South Cobb High School
Sureya Rapley – Campbell High School
Anatasia ... Read More
Please join us for the Teen Domestic Violence Forum on February 24, 2018 from 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. The forum will be held at Lindley Middle School, 50 Veterans Memorial Highway SE, Mableton, Ga. 30126.
Our distinguished panelists include:
Ms. Tomieka Daniel – Managing Attorney for Georgia Legal Services
Ms. Tina Fleming – Senior Investigator for the Office of the Dekalb County District Attorney
Ms. Sharla Jackson ... Read More
Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc., founded in 1908 as the first African-American Greek-letter sorority, promotes high scholastic and ethical standards. Since 1987, the North Suburban Atlanta Chapter,Rho Zeta Omega, has actively supported the community through various service projects. One of our annual projects includes awarding college scholarships to talented area students. Rho Zeta Omega, in conjunction with The PEARL Foundation Inc., will ... Read More