The GHW Memorial Health & Education center combines historical exhibits with classes, training and service projects.
BESDF recorded video interviews of 55 significant spokespersons.
BESDF offers scholarships for local youth
Agricultural and traditional communities connect to new opportunities.
Meals on Wheels, and Fine Food and Fitness projects taking place in the GHW Center.
Teaching skills in CPR, diabetes management, cardio, COPD, fitness and more.
Classes in basic and advanced computer skills are being conducted.
Helping people understand how to secure finances and manage property.
George Henry White Day tribute with Phoenix Historical Society's Mavis Stith and Jim Wrenn
Video, slide, sound and virtual presentation systems are in place.
Providers from a range of local organizations test for different conditions, share prevention information.
BESDF fosters geneological research and remembrance.
The projects of the Benjamin and Edith Spaulding Descendants Foundation focus on the core values of education, service, scientific benefit and historical preservation, and include:
The BESDF Scholarship program (Stacy Robinson)
The Benjamin and Edith Spaulding Descendants Foundation, Inc. (BESDF) is our non-profit organization established for education, literacy, and charitable purposes. The fund uses donations to award scholarships to African-Americans or Native-Americans who are current residents of Bladen, Columbus, Brunswick, New Hanover, Pender, Robeson County in the state of North Carolina who are not family members. Scholarships are awarded to students pursuing their first undergraduate or graduate degree.
The George Henry White Memorial Health and Education Center www.ghwmemorialcenter.com
George Henry White American Phoenix project (https://www.georgehenrywhite.com/)
The BESDF Legacy project (Aaron Campbell)