The Seven Roses Legacy Foundation (SRLF) helps students from Brooklyn and Queens pursue higher education opportunities and expand their cultural and social horizons. This foundation (SRLF), is a 501(c)(3) organization and is the charitable arm of Eta Nu Sigma Brooklyn & Queens Chapter of Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority Inc. Collectively, this organization has high hopes that we can count on your continued support this year and forward.
In partnership with USA Swimming Foundation and Eta Nu Sigma Chapter Brooklyn and Queens Alumnae, Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority, Inc., we that aim to do our part in helping to increase swim participation and decrease drowning rates in our community. Join us for Water Palooza / Swim1922 on July 1, 2017 at the Bedford Stuyvesant YMCA, Brooklyn NY from 2:30pm to 6pm. More details to come…
As part of our committment, SRLF will sponsor 8 -week swimming lessons for 7 children at the Bedford Stuyvesant YMCA, Brooklyn NY. If you’d like to contribute to the cause and help us sponsor more children’s swim lessons, click here to donate to our SWIM1922 campaign.
Save the Date (Saturday, August 19th) for our fundraising cruise for a cause the “White and Gold Affair”
In partnership with the K B S foundation limited
more details to come…
Our key fundraising event to support our youth programs is the Golden Mother’s Day Scholarship Jazz Brunch.
Save the Date to join us next year on May 12, 2018.
An audience of 250-plus guests, primarily women, from the New York tri-state area to join us for our signature event that celebrates motherhood and honors community leaders. Proceeds from this gala allowed us to award several scholarship prizes to worthy graduating seniors.
The Sigma Youth Symposium is sponsored by the Seven Roses Legacy Foundation and is also in conjunction with Eta Nu Sigma Chapter, Brooklyn & Queens Alumnae of Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority, Inc. This event commemorates Sigma Week and took place on Saturday, March 12, 2016.
The Sigma Youth Symposium was designed to highlight some of the prevalent concerns that negatively impact our youth: drugs, teen violence, abuse, low self-esteem, suicide, teen pregnancy, etc. Held on the second Saturday of March by each Alumnae Chapter, simultaneous Sigma Youth Symposiums address issues that affect teens today. Chapters nationwide will hosted their local symposiums on Saturday, March 12, 2016, as a unified effort to support our youth.
Our signature event; The Golden Mother’s Day Scholarship Jazz Brunch’s purpose is to award deserving high school students with scholarships to aid them in their scholastic endeavors. We had many advertisements that highlighted our gala on Saturday, May 7th, 2016.
2017 Opportunities To Help Fund Scholarships:
Would you like to donate to our scholarship fund? To gift an amount earmarked for scholarships, you may simply visit the link below and make a contribution.
Beyond scholarships, SRLF partners with local schools and community organizations to host educational programs which target students from elementary to high school age including:
- Operation Big Book Bag which provides backpacks and school supplies to needy youth
- Wee Savers an educational program designed to enhance the financial literacy of our youth
- Youth Symposium which provides educational programming that address the needs of our youth such as teen pregnancy prevention; healthy living and healthy choices and STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) Career education
- Swim1922 / Water Palooza which is an initiative in partnership with Eta Nu Sigma Chapter, Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority, Inc and USA Swimming that aims to increase swim participation and decrease drowning rates in the community. USA Swim campaign is a national recruiting effort aimed at arming parents with the information and resources they need to get their children involved in the sport for its health and safety benefits.
Each Spring, Seven Roses Legacy Foundation (SRLF) selects winning essays from a candidate pool of close to 100 applicants who dare to strive for greatness. Our scholarship winners go on to attend schools like the University of Pennsylvania, Barnard College of Columbia University, Syracuse University, Morehouse College, SUNY-Buffalo and more.