FFL President’s Message
To be the premier foundation that organizations seek to support and partner with financially to enrich the lives of disadvantaged youth and adults in the greater Atlanta area.
FFL matches resources to identify community needs through the establishment of a formal grant request process. By providing donations and various resources, FFL remains focused on our mission to uphold our commitment to the communities of North Fulton and the surrounding metro-Atlanta area.
FFL’s focus is on Programs for North Fulton County, Georgia, and the surrounding metro-Atlanta community. Program areas involve education/scholarship support, economic empowerment, career workshops and overall health and well-being for the family, including:
- Scholarships and financial assistance to undergraduate students in the community via Strands of Elegance Cotillion program.
- Financial assistance to organizations such as the Foster Care Support Foundation of North Fulton, North Fulton Community Charities, the Educational Advancement Foundation (EAF), Fulton County Library System, Habitat for Humanity and the NAACP.
- Health awareness programs to foster a climate of wellbeing.
North Fulton County, Georgia
Metropolitan Atlanta, Georgia Communities
2021 Board of Directors
|CEO ***||Vanessa J. Payne|
|President *||Shevawn Broxton Young|
|Vice President *||Shawanna Fowler|
|Secretary *||Christy Dennis|
|Treasurer **||Kea Westmoreland|
|Financial Secretary||DeRetta Rhodes|
|Assistant Financial Secretary**|
2021 Committees & Chairmen
|Cotillion||Patria Mitchell, Dionne Lackey, & Zelphia Hawkins|
|Grants Fund Development+||Judy Thomas, Naderia Wade, & Carlene Redmond|
|Marketing & Public Relations||Lisa Rayam Tucker|
Paulissa Bullock, Michele Gandy, & Dionne Lackey
|Scholarships and Awards+||Denise Tennessee & Tangela Simmons Webster|
|Signature Program||Sondra Anderson & Elaine Thomas|
|Technology||Carla Giles, Leola Griffith, Tiara Nibbs, Natasha Ptomey, Mercedes Stevenson, & Nina Renee Woods|
The Mission of Friends For Life Foundation, Inc. is to support quality of life improvements for the disadvantaged in North Fulton. Georgia. This is accomplished by securing charitable contributions, gifts and donations to award scholarships and grants to members of our community.
Friends for Life Foundation, Inc.
10800 Alpharetta Highway
Suite 208, #608
Roswell, Georgia 30076