What is our “Why” in Giving?

helping hand Proverbs 22:9: A generous man will himself be blessed, for he shares his food with the poor.

We hope to help others in this tough economy.  And one of the ways of doing so is donating 10% of our net proceeds from your sale or purchase transaction on your behalf to your favorite charity or nonprofit organization upon the close of escrow.

Our founder, Taunee English, volunteered with her committee members at homeless shelters and abused women shelters such at one  Halle Berry’s supported Jenesse Center, teaching Financial Literacy with the focus on “Setting Goals and Budgets”.

Annual Donations to Support:

We donate Backpacks and Clothing to the Jenesse Center  Inc. is a nationally recognized non-profit domestic violence prevention and intervention organization.  Jenesse’s culturally sensitive programs and services not only transition families from crisis to self-sufficiency, but transforms the lives of its clients and the community at large by offering education, referrals and resources that go beyond shelter. Housing women and children from 30 days up to two years through our emergency and transitional shelters. Jenesse takes a proactive stance in educating young people to learn what healthy relationships look like and works to break the generational cycle of violence.  Join us in donating https://jenesse.org

In the honor of Autism Month, we donate a percentage  of our net proceeds to: Los Angeles Police Autism Support Group and  Autism International Foundation.

Monthly Donations to Support:

Girls Inc. inspires all girls to be strong, smart, and bold, providing more than 140,000 girls across the U.S. and Canada with life-changing experiences and solutions to the unique challenges girls face. The Girls Inc. Experience consists of people, an environment, and programming that, together, empower girls to succeed. Trained staff and volunteers build lasting, mentoring relationships in girls-only spaces that are physically and emotionally safe and where girls find a sisterhood of support with shared drive, mutual respect, and high expectations. Hands-on, research-based programs provide girls with the skills and knowledge to set goals, overcome obstacles, and improve academic performance.  Informed by girls and their families, Girls Inc. also works with policymakers to advocate for legislation and initiatives that increase opportunities for girls. At Girls Inc., girls grow up healthy, educated, and independent. Join us in donating at girlsinc.org.

Food4school uses the power of feeding families to ensure families can afford to send their children to school. Food4school believes no child should suffer from lack of education, food, shelter, safety and love.Food4school believes every child has the right to reach their full potential. Join us in donating at https://food4sch

Magic Johnson Foundation The Magic Johnson Foundation, founded by Earvin “Magic” Johnson in 1991, works to  develop programs and support community-based organizations that address the educational, health and social needs of ethnically diverse, urban communities. Mr. Johnson’s charitable activities and business visions are guided by the principle of serving ethnically diverse and socio-economically challenged urban communities. MJF advocates for community-based organizations as well as supports educational empowerment. Our three core programs include:

  •  HIV/AIDS Awareness & Prevention – Since its founding in 1991, the Magic Johnson Foundation has developed and funded programs addressing HIV/AIDS prevention, HIV testing, and effective treatment for persons living with HIV/AIDS.
  • Taylor Michaels Scholarship Program (TMSP) – Named after Magic Johnson Enterprises’ COO who passed away in 1998, TMSP recognizes students with outstanding academic achievement, leadership and commitment to serve their community. The program empowers minority students through financial support, mentorship, and internship opportunities.
  • Community Empowerment Centers (CEC) – CECs help bridge the education gap by providing ethnically diverse urban communities access to resources and programming that educate, empower and strengthen individuals through the innovative use of technology.  Join us in donating at http://magicjohnson.org

The Marcus Graham Project is a national network of diverse professionals that have purposed themselves in developing the next generation of thought leadership within the advertising, media and marketing industry.

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Our mission is to identify, expose, mentor and train ethnically diverse men and women in all aspects of the media industry, including advertising, entertainment and marketing. The vision of the Marcus Graham Project (MGP) is to provide long-term access to information, technology, financial and human resources that will strategically develop a viable pool of talent and leadership within the industry. From a summer internship program to a weekly radio show we’re tackling the diversity issue with a diverse range of solutions.  Join us in donating http://marcusgrahamproject.org

 

First Fifth: A Mama Hope Fellowship – Kisumu Rescue Center

Once completed, the Kisumu Children’s Rescue Center will provide safe housing, nourishment, health-care, education, much love, and even counseling for orphans and vulnerable children, with an emphasis on girls, as they are always most at risk. In this way, the project aims to restore children’s innate sense of belonging, self-confidence and love, and open them up to a world of opportunities. The center will house 20+ children throughout the year who’ve been orphaned by HIV/AIDS while proper alternative housing is secured for them. “OMG TAUNEE!! You single handedly got us over 8k! You’re amazing!! This plus your previous donations make you officially my Angel Donor #1! Your generosity has left me speechless although I did always experience your big heart and generosity by way of you sharing your time, knowledge, expertise, advice, by being a great listener and an overall supportive, kind and intelligent friend. I am so grateful to you, and aside from these gifts you truly have been one of the most supportive people in my life throughout this process, and that is priceless. I think we’ll name some windows or the roof after you, jeje! Muchisimas Gracias! Valerie Camila Rhodes