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