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Friends for Life Foundation, Inc.

  • Roswell, GA

Mission Statement

Our organization addresses the needs of those that are disadvantaged in our communities.

ruling year

2005

Principal Officer

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Ms. Theresia Sims Carrington

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EIN

55-0882734

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Cause Area (NTEE Code)

Scholarships, Student Financial Aid, Awards (B82)

IRS Filing Requirement

This organization is required to file an IRS Form 990 or 990-EZ.

Programs + Results

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Programs

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Program 1

Major activities are fundraisers, such as our Biennial Strands of Elegance Cotillion done in collaboration with Phi Phi Omega Chapter, Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. Beneficiaries include college students; local libraries; Educational Advasncement Foundation; Habitsat for Humanities; Every Woman Works, Inc.; NAACP; Foster Care Support Foundation, Inc.; UNCF; Neighboorhoods Focused on African-American Youth, Inc; as well as other local charities.

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Friends For Life Foundation, Inc.
Fiscal year: Jan 01-Dec 31

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Operations

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Friends for Life Foundation, Inc.

Leadership

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Principal Officer

Ms. Theresia Sims Carrington

BIO

Ms. Carrington is a retired executive with concentration in Re-engineering, Quality Management and Information systems Management. She currently owns her own business. In addition to Friends For Life Foundation, Inc. she is a board member of Roswell North Fulton Community Coalition; Butler Street YMCA, Westside Branch; and Huston-Tillotson University alumni Association. She also served on the boards of Soroptimist International of the Americas, Southern Region and Krimson Community Foundation.

Governance

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BOARD ORIENTATION & EDUCATION

Does the board conduct a formal orientation for new board members and require all board members to sign a written agreement regarding their roles, responsibilities, and expectations?


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CEO OVERSIGHT

Has the board conducted a formal, written assessment of the chief executive within the past year?


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ETHICS & TRANSPARENCY

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BOARD COMPOSITION

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BOARD PERFORMANCE

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