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H.A.V.E. Foundation

The Nu Xi Zeta Helping Alexandria Virginia Excel (H.A.V.E.) Foundation was founded in 2010 as the a charitable, tax-exempt, 501(c)(3) arm of Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc., Nu Xi Zeta Chapter. Operating exclusively for charitable and educational purposes, the principle activities and purpose of the H.A.V.E. Foundation is to award scholarships to worthy students for the pursuit of higher education and to conduct community educational programs for African American youth ages 10-18 in the City of Alexandria and Arlington County.

It is the mission of the H.A.V.E. Foundation to build youth of character and skill-bound for success, utilizing scholarship and community service. Specifically, the H.A.V.E. Foundation provides:

Youth technology workshops that are designed to address the underrepresentation of African Americans in STEM professions, with goals to generate interest among African American youth to seek education and careers in the STEM fields; and scholarships for African American high school seniors.

With a strong focus on providing scholarships to deserving students, the H.A.V.E. Foundation is extremely excited to not only announce our new Spirit of Sisterhood renewable scholarship, but also announce our partnership with the Scholarship Fund of Alexandria.

Help support the H.A.V.E. Foundation’s mission today and make a difference in the life of high school student…No amount is too small when it affects a person’s ability to progress and succeed. Donate Today!

The 1920 Fund -- Revamped in 2019 for Our Countdown to Centennial

Since 2010, the Nu Xi Zeta H.A.V.E. Foundation has provided scholarships and conducted educational programs for local youth in an effort to help them build skills for college and beyond.  The 1920 Fund is a special fundraising initiative that honors Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc.'s Five Founders--Arizona Cleaver Stemons, Pearl Anna Neal, Myrtle Tyler Faithful, Viola Tyler Goings, Fannie Pettie Watts--who established this illustrious sisterhood in 1920.   As January 16, 2019 launches our final countdown year towards Zeta Phi Beta's centennial, the H.A.V.E. Foundation is reinstating the 1920 Fund to advance Zeta's first principle of SCHOLARSHIP in our community.    

5 Founders. 5 Months. $19.20

Donate $19.20 for 5 months--one donation each month in honor of each of Zeta Phi Beta Sorority Inc.'s founders.  Your tax deductible donation will help fund scholarships and education programs for our community's youth. Donate Today!

Help support the H.A.V.E. Foundation’s mission today and make a difference…No amount is too small when it affects a person’s ability to progress and succeed. Donate Today!

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