recent programs

Our literacy outreach program in Houston recently got the attention of national media. Learn more about this page-turner.

Foundation History

mission & vision

To empower women and girls in our state by supporting educational, entrepreneurial and self sufficiency programs.

Our founder


The Foundation is supported solely by contributions from individuals and organizations and is administered by an all-volunteer Board of Directors.

Mark Priston
Our Chief of Development makes sure we're where people need us.

our leadership team

John McCoist
Our Chief Financial Officer spends his free time teaching children to read.

1998 - Mark Johnson goes on Peace Corps mission in Haiti and his life changes forever.

2001 - Angel donation from GlobalCom funds outreach for west Africa division.

2005Kelly Sciba grows to feeding more than 50,000 children in a single year and raises more than $2.5 million from non-corporate donors.

2011 - Mark Johnson recognized as one of the top humanitarians in the nation. Kelly Sciba grows to more than 7,500 volunteers in 17 countries worldwide.


Working in the Peace Corps was supposed to be a short-term commitment, but it became a life-long journey. I'm so fortunate to be able to impact the lives of others, all while partnering with some of the most passionate and driven philanthropists on the globe.

Bradley Grosh
His background in social media helps us reach people one tweet at at time.

Serving Women and Girls in Florida

Sam Kromstain
Chief Legal Counsel ensures we are represented in Washington.