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2023 Philanthropist of the Year Award

Dr. Carlessia Hussein and the Scholarship Fund program was recognized as a top Philanthropy of 2023 at the Annual Award Dinner of the Community Foundation of Howard County (CFHoCo) on December 5, 2023.

Over the past 8 years, a total of 300 Summer Enrichment Awards have been given to Middle School Boys of Color whose families meet the following criteria:

  • Attend one of Howard County's 20 Public Middle schools.

  • Families are in poverty and or meet MD ALICE criteria of employed but earning insufficient funds for the area's cost of living.

L-R: Beverly White-Seals, President & CEO, CFHoCo; Dr. Carlessia Hussein; and Steven Sass, Chair, Board of Trustees CFHoCo

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