recent programs

We sponsored Camp Hawkins,  a summer residential camp for youth ages 8-21 coping with varying developmental disabilities.

our leadership team

mission & vision

No need is too small and no voice is too quiet to be heard. We will devote the time and energy necessary to educate, empower, enrich, and encourage. 

Foundation History

Our founders

Mark Priston

Our IT mastermind spends his free time helping out with the Boy Scouts. 

Ann Mann
Our money guru makes sure our money is being spent in the best way possible. 

Alyssa Fleury

Her background in event planning and social media helps us reach people in every avenue possible. 


Michele Wilson and Victoria Carver Sparks

2006 - Introduced at-risk youths to enrichment programs like piano/ music lessons, educational and cultural field trips, and martial arts classes. 


2009 -Student Resource Center, funded by Paradise Empowers, opens at an orphanage in Petropavlovsk, Kazakhstan.


2012 - Opened a Teen Parent Program to empower young parents to reach their full potential by encouraging positive parent/child interaction, enhancing child development and supporting academic success.


2013 - Partnered with the American Cancer Society's Making Strides Against Breast Cancer in their annual 5K to help fund local programs for those battling the disease. 

We have been very blessed and we feel that it is our duty to share that blessing with our community that supports us. 

We felt the saying to whom much is given, much is expected and we made it our life's work to share the love.

volunteering

Partnering with the PEI companies who volunteer for us each year and make the difference in the communities around us. Find out how to become our partner.

Daran Paden
Our Executive Director makes sure we're where people need us.

Empowering Children for a Brighter Future