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Alma with a happy shopper
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
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.
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
is a former member of the Board of Directors for the United Way of the Ohio Valley
and former President of Leadership Owensboro.
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