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.
From One Hand To AnOTHER is working with Panthers in Excellence, students at Parkway Elementary, on a ThinkGreen Project. This after school program provides hands-on activities that allow students to learn about recycling, reusing, recovering and reducing solid waste; replicating Mt Trashmore; and making compost to grow their own “brain foods”. The project culminates with…
Your friends and fans appreciate and support your vision to educate youth. In honor of Pharrell’s birthday, we declare April as FOHTA month. Please join us in supporting FOHTA by making a contribution. Dear Friends, Great news!!! Entercom, who owns Z104, 95.7, 101.3, and 94.9 has agreed to celebrate Pharrell’s birthday with us by launching…
Here’s a great article about FOHTA board member Marco Martin from the winter 2013 issue of Old Dominion University’s Monarch Magazine.
NASA’s Associate Administrator of Education and former Astronaut Leland Melvin recalls when he applied to the astronaut program. He had family members telling him he couldn’t be an astronaut, but his dreams surpassed any obstacles that stood in his way, and Melvin made it happen.
Dollie McCown’s efforts in the NASA’s mission have enhanced the agency’s ability to advance information about career opportunities in STEM.
Board Member Dr. M. Gail Derrick was appointed to the position of Interim Dean in the School of Education at Regent University in May 2012. Dr. M. Gail Derrick received her Doctor of Education Degree in Higher Education Administration in 2001 from The George Washington University, Washington, D.C. She earned her Masters of Arts in…
Here’s a great feature from WVEC News in Virginia Beach about our Summer of Innovation Camp. Read the article here →
Have you seen this Complex Magazine feature from 2011 about Bionic Yarn?
Here’s a great video from our event with NASA in 2010.
Here’s a great article by Elisabeth Hulette for The Virginian-Pilot: At 9 years old, Matthew White has a life plan. He developed it during a new summer camp started by hip-hop artist and Virginia Beach native Pharrell Williams. It goes like this: Go to college, get a degree and land a job in his chosen…
Here’s the brochure for the Summer of Innovation. Please share with your friends and help us spread the word!
ASCAP (the American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers) will honor three-time Grammy Award-winner Pharrell Williams with the prestigious ASCAP Golden Note Award during its 25th Annual Rhythm & Soul Music Awards. The invitation-only event will take place on Friday, June 29, 2012 at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Los Angeles, California.
Pharrell shares how to connect to this generation of young people for some solutions to education concerns.
Former President William Clinton asks Pharrell to share how plastic bottles are used to make his red shoes.
Here’s a great article by NASA about the STEM event. The on-stage pairing of recording artist and three-time Grammy Award-winning producer Pharrell Williams and NASA’s Associate Administrator for Education and former Astronaut Leland Melvin, displayed infinite possibilities for an upcoming generation. The star-powered duo came together at Williams Farm Park in Virginia Beach, Va. on…
Come and join the Fun and Excitement of STEM! In May 2010, NASA partnered with From One Hand to AnOTHER to bring STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics) to community students. This outreach was in response to President Obama’s national challenge to engage our youth in these activities. From One Hand to AnOTHER is partnering with…
From One Hand to AnOTHER partnered with Virginia Beach City Public Schools for the NASA event April 2011. As a result of being a Partner in Education, FOHTA was presented with a plaque from the Tri-Campus: Betty F. Williams Elementary, Newtown Road Elementary and Diamond Springs Elementary.
At the conference, Pharrell shares his ideas and insights on: Feed your curiosity How is nothing a perception Research and Development Get rid of your ego Make failure a lesson Test scores Do you really want to be a Mister Me 2 Aspire to inspire and encourage Diamonds versus Cubic Zurconia From age 12-25 you…
“To change the world one kid at a time by providing them the tools and resources to meet their unique potential.” - Pharrell