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Mid-Hudson Ivy Foundation, Inc. is a 501(c)3 nonprofit charitable organization; the philanthropic arm of  Iota Alpha Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. 

Our mission is to provide scholarships to high school seniors and provide resources which sponsor and promote programs serving the residents of the Mid-Hudson Valley.


We promote programs that encourage sustainable living and seek and cultivate local, public, private and corporate funding resources to support and/or fund programs in collaboration with Iota Alpha Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc.​

We provide scholarships to college bound high school seniors residing in the Mid-Hudson Valley seeking enrollment in a 4-year or 2-year accredited college or university. 

We provide information, materials and/or resources that have a positive impact on the lives of the Mid-Hudson Valley residents. 


A.J. Williams-Meyers African Roots Community Center Library

Boys & Girls Club of Newburgh and Poughkeepsie

Children’s Home of Poughkeepsie

Family of Woodstock- Kingston

Grace Smith House

Ivy Rose Foundation (J. Marjory Jackson Scholarship)

National Black Child Development Institute

Southern Dutchess Coalition

YMCA of Middletown



Lorna Woodside

Vice President

Edweana Aiken



Barbra Cockerham



Sherre Wesley, Ed.D.

Financial Secretary

Phyllistine Oliver

Board Members

Celestine Campbell

Juanita O. Lewis

Joy Young


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