Board of Directors


1st Vice President

2nd Vice President

Recording Secretary


Financial Secretary

Board Member

Board Member

Board Member

Board Member

Board Member

Board Member

Board Member

Yolanda Holmes

Katuisca Lawrence

Celeste Lewis

Evelina René, Esq.

Natasha Elie-Louissaint

Linda DeHart

Susan Hobson-Ransom

Wanda Berry-Joseph

Deena Sellers

Kayona Wall

Ternicia Odom

Monique Okumakpeyi

Christina Hodges

In February 1986, members of Delta Rho Omega chapter formed a corporation: Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority/DRO Chapter Community Service Program, Inc.  a 501(c)3 not-for-profit entity. In September 2007 the name was changed to the Ivy Rose Foundation, Inc. Despite the name change, the mission remains the same:


  • To provide and promote educational and cultural activities for the communities in and around the borough of Brooklyn

  • To stimulate interest and create an awareness of the need to elevate the quality of life for the disadvantaged in this community

  • To conduct or sponsor public forums at which lectures and discussion on human needs and services are presented to the general public

  • To provide awards and grants, including scholarships and fellowships to deserving individuals and

  • To do any other act or thing incidental to or connected with the foregoing purposes or in advancement thereof but not for the pecuniary profit or financial gain of its members, directors or officers except under Article 5 of the not-for-profit law.


Contact us:

Yolanda Holmes


Ivy Rose Foundation, Inc.

P.O. Box 20405

Brooklyn, New York 11202