The April Parker Foundation is a 501(c)3 community-based non-profit organization that strives to uplift underserved BIPOC communities through culturally relevant, highly supportive services. Our mission is to strengthen our community by promoting stability, security, and wellbeing in the lives of women, children, families, and businesses. We do this by providing a range of programs that include youth and family services, social case management, physical and mental health resources for communities, specialized services for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities, academic scholarships, supportive services and emergency financial, food and housing support.
We are a team of optimistically passionate 🤩 and compassionate 💛 people who love our community, and we are dedicated to uplifting, supporting and advocating for those who are underserved and unrepresented. We have tailored our programs toward elevating the underserved BIPOC communities. We have served and positively impacted the lives and trajectory of thousands of families, women, children, and businesses within our communities. Our vison is to improve the health, social and economic outcomes of BIPOC communities.
Major Programs include:
Our APCares Program provides direct outreach, engagement, and advocacy to BIPOC communities by offering culturally tailored outreach and health education, social case management, emergency food and housing, referrals, and linkages to essential resources, to individuals, families, veterans; including but not limited to individual with intellectual and developmental disabilities.
Our APWorks Program promotes meaningful change within the Black business community by delivering much-needed support for the long-term success of small business leaders and nonprofits. The strength and success of these businesses are essential to the racial reconciliation and social-economic recovery of BIPOC communities. This program supports Black-led businesses and nonprofits impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic and assists them in charting a path toward recovery and economic equity.
Our THRIVE Program provides outreach and direct linkages to community-based primary health, wellness and mental care providers providing culturally competent, affirming, and inclusive gender-based care to BIPOC individual and young adults.
The work we do is in partnership with other community-based organizations, community and neighborhood associations, city and state governmental organization, for-profit supporters and concerned community members. We thank you for supporting us financially and joining us in making impact in the communities we serve. We are all partners in passion and hope that we are part in making our world a better place for all!
The April Parker Foundation