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      ABOUT THE FOUNDATION

      Located in Owensboro, KY and with the support of Western Kentucky contributors,the Alma Randolph Charitable Foundation was established in 1993, and has raised thousands of dollars to clothe over 12,400 disadvantaged children in it’s first 17 years. The annual “Back-to-School” project is funded through donations and the ARCF’s annual fund-raising events. The foundation is governed by a Board of Directors and does not receive any federal, state or local government funding. Also, the ARCF is and has always been 100% volunteer driven. The ARCF is a non-profit organization.

      ABOUT THE FOUNDER

      Alma Randolph Patton, a gospel singer with a contemporary flare, is becoming known to thousands of people as she shares a musical ministry that has been anointed by God. Alma was born into a Christian family; her father was a minister, and her mother worked by his side. When Alma was three, however, the family was shattered by her father’s death and forced to live in poverty for the next thirteen years. She never forgot the family’s struggle through poverty and has vowed to help children that are now on the road she once traveled. Therefore, The Alma Randolph Charitable Foundation was established in 1993. Thanks to all our sponsors and contributors for your continued support. God bless each of you for sharing the vision of clothing the disadvantaged children of Owensboro- Daviess County.

      Affiliations: Attended Brescia University (formerly Brescia College) She is a Gospel Music Artist, and has been performing for various civic, political and religious events since 1992.

      She is the Founder of the Alma Randolph Charitable Foundation (ARCF), Inc., which was established in 1993. The ARCF's mission is to provide new back-to-school clothing for disadvantage children

      She is a former member of the Board of Directors for the United Way of the Ohio Valley and former President of Leadership Owensboro.

      Awards and Recognitions: 2009 Kentucky Commission on Human Rights Unbridled Spirit for Justice Award. 2008 Black Expo's Outstanding Citizenship Award/2005 Ohio County High School Wall Of Fame/2006 Business & Professional Women "Lift Up the Leader" Award 2003 Daviess County Public Schools IAK Community Individual of the Year /2003 Lucy Harth Smith-Atwood S. Wilson Award for Civil and Human Rights in Education 2001 Dr. Herman E. Floyd Award for Community Service presented by the NAACP/ 1999 Owensboro Public Schools Setting the Standard of Support for Children Award. 1999 H. L. Neblett Center's Humanitarian Award/ 1997 Owensboro-Daviess County Chamber of Commerce Community Service Award/ 1997 Inducted as Paul Harris. Fellow for the Owensboro Rotary Club /1996 Cliff Hagan's Boys & Girls Club Community Service Award/ 1996 Owensboro Human Relations Humanitarian Award. 1995 Owensboro Board of Realtors Heritage Award/1994 Daviess County Bar Association's Liberty Bell Award and 1992 Mayor's Award for Excellence

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