ABOUT TOP LADIES OF DISTINCTION, INC.

National Focus: To invest in our communities, as well as ourselves, through:

(1) Volunteer service;

(2) Advocacy and accountability;

(3) Leadership development and succession planning;

(4) Unity and collaboration;

(5) Engagement and empowerment; and

(6) Social responsibility and sisterly concern.

OVERVIEW OF PROGRAMS & OBJECTIVES

Top Teens of America (TTA)

  • St. Jude Children's Research Hospital Fundraiser

  • March of Dimes Fundraiser

  • Dred Scot Project

  • Toastmasters

  • Spelling Bee

  • NIH Bullying Initiative

  • Healthy Choices

  • Graffiti Removal, Recycling, Community Gardens

  • Blessings in a Backpack

  • S.T.E.A.M. – Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, Math

  • Scholarships, TTA Leadership Academy, UNCF

Status of Women (SOW) - "Back to Work"

  • Dress for Success

  • Job Corps

  • Entrpreneurship

  • Job Fair

Senior Citizens – "We Care"

  • Adopt a Senior Facility

  • AARP Life Reimagined Initiative

  • I Am a Survivor Initiative

  • Clinical Trials

  • Computer Training

  • Advocate and Monitor Equity Legislation

  • Health Fairs

  • Nutrition

  • Caregiving

Community Beautification – "America the Beautiful"

  • Keep America Beautiful

  • Great American Cleanup

  • Recycling/Repurposing

  • Graffiti Removal

  • Block Clubs, Neighborhood Watch

  • Adopt-a-Highway

  • Community Gardens

Community Partnership – "Joining Forces"

  • Collaborate with other entities

  • Seek corporate sponsors

  • Raise funds for Programs

  • Solicit Services-in-Kind

  • Promote brand/profile

  • Expand outreach

 

Traditional Programs of Service
  • Boys and Girls Booked on Barbershops

  • Take a Loved One to the Doctor

  • Make A Difference Day

  • Voters registration Drives

  • Membership Drives

  • TLOD Membership Initiative

  • African American Cemetery Clean-Up