About the Foundation
The Yellow Tea Rose Foundation of NC is a non-profit, charitable corporation that secures and distributes contributions from individuals, estates, government, corporations, foundations and other sources for the sole purpose of empowering and educating women in the Charlotte Metro community. The Foundation was founded in the memory of Mrs. Hopie Perry, a deceased member of the Beta Omicron Sigma Chapter of Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority Incorporated. The members of Beta Omicron Sigma Chapter had a desire to continue Mrs. Hopie Perry’s dreams of helping women further their education through awarding scholarships and creating partnerships to help empower and education women in the community.
The Yellow Tea Rose Foundation was established in August 2006 through the generous donation of Mrs. Hopie Perry. The organization was incorporated June 10, 2008 is is now a tax-exempt organization under the federal tax code Section 501 (c)(3). Since 2006, the Yellow Tea Rose Foundation has given out over $38,000 in scholarships to women who have continued the pursuit of higher education.
We, the Yellow Tea Rose Foundation of NC is a non-profit corporation that strives to help, equip, empower, and advance the education of women in the Charlotte, NC metro area. We do this through the giving of educational scholarships and providing community workshops focusing on educational, social, and leadership development.
Board of Directors
The Yellow Tea Rose Foundation of NC is fortunate to have a group of talented and diverse individuals providing leadership and guidance. Listed below is our current Board of Directors.
Greta Barthell Debbie Bullock
Dr. Leah Davis Saada Golden
Alvina Johnson Veronica McKinney
Mary Randle Labecky Roe
Quanita Wells-Martin Gloria Wideman