To change the world one kid at a time by providing them the tools and resources to meet their unique potential.
Pharrell Williams may be a Renaissance man of sorts—musician, artist, environmentalist, clothing designer, and more—but the star is also giving his time and energy to From One Hand to Another, a not-for-profit organization that develops learning programs for underserved 7- to 20-year-olds.
Here’s a great article about Dr. Williams from Coastal Virginia Magazine.
Bid on items donated by Pharrell and Friends and help fund FOHTA’s Summer Of Innovation Camp at ebay.com/fohta Auction live from May 12, 2014 7pm EST – May 22, 2014 7pm EST.
Pharrell is coming home! He will appear at Z104’s Shaggfest at Farm Bureau Live at Virginia Beach on June 7th.
The funds raised will send over 100 children to Innovation Camps at From One Hand To AnOTHER this summer.
Dr. M. Gail Derrick was recently elected to the Fulbright Association Board of Directors. She also served a term on the Board of Directors for the Fulbright Academy, a Fulbright alumni organization that helps connect scholars to institutions for research. Having written for international publications, presented papers worldwide, her term of office on the Governance…
GIVING BACK makes others HAPPY.
Thurgood Marshall’s 25th Anniversary was held at its new home in Washington D.C. This event provided a great networking opportunity for FOHTA. Pictured here is Mr. Williams, Dr. Williams (FOHTA), Georgette “Gigi” Dixon (Wellsfargo) and George Spencer (Spencer Group) with his fiance.
Dr. Alvin Schexnider has authored a new release. Saving Black Colleges: Leading Change in a Complex Organization (Philanthropy and Education) gives an account of “challenges, opportunities and prospects for change for historically black colleges and universities.” Louisa Strayhorn, Executive Director, received the prestigious L.D.Britt, M.D. Community Service Award. Dr. Britt is a world renown and…
FOHTA’s Magic Toolbox is magazine that highlights some of the activities and events for From One Hand To AnOTHER in the form of a Community Report. A unique feature of this magazine is the embedded videos. Enjoy! Click here to view →
2013 Congratulations Given by Astronaut Leland Melvin
Pharrell took a break at the studio to thank 6 camps of students and their parents. He also extended an applause of appreciation for the financial supporters of the camps.
Remember, Ms. America 2013 visited the school in May and gave students words of encouragement. Listen to them in their own words what they obtained from FOHTA’s program. “This is a stellar example of what Partners in Education can do for kids” – Melissa McQuarrie, personal testimony, July 9, 2013
Bid Now! Bring a guest to the premiere of DESPICABLE ME 2 in Los Angeles on June 22, 2013. While at the premiere, you and your guest will also meet Pharrell, who dropped the song “Happy” for the soundtrack. Proceeds benefit From One Hand To Another.
Here’s a post by Melissa McQuarrie at Just Start for Kids & Schools about FOHTA: At Parkway Elementary School in Virginia Beach, students are learning about improving their own communities and mapping their own destiny. Through a partnership with From One Hand to AnOTHER and the Urban League of South Hampton Roads, students are growing…
FOHTA partners with the Urban League Hampton Roads Young Professionals on a ThinkGreen project at Parkway Elementary School, Virginia Beach, VA.