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To be a servant to all through philanthropy 

Our Mission and Vision

About The Serene Foundation: The Serene Foundation is a 501 (c) (3) nonprofit organization dedicated to making a positive impact on the community by promoting education, wellness, and social skills among underserved populations. We believe that access to education, the cultivation of physical and mental well-being, and the development of strong social skills are vital components for creating thriving communities.

Our Mission:

Our mission at The Serene Foundation is to provide unwavering support to the community, with a specific focus on families, women, and children in underserved populations. Through our initiatives and programs, we aim to empower individuals and communities to lead healthier, happier lives and build brighter futures.

Our Vision:  

We envision a future where The Serene Standards, which encompass the core values of education, wellness, social skills, and community empowerment, are upheld through two key components:

  1. The Serene Institute Training & Consulting:

    • Serving the community through giving back: We are committed to giving back to the community that has entrusted us with its support. Our foundation believes in the power of community service as a means of creating positive change.

    • Educating the community through training and workshops: We provide valuable training and workshops designed to empower individuals with the knowledge and skills they need to thrive in their personal and professional lives.

    • Redefining the community through promoting mental health wellness: Mental health is a cornerstone of well-being. We strive to redefine our communities by promoting mental health awareness and providing resources for mental wellness.

  2. The Melanated Minds Network:

    • Empowering the community with resources: We are dedicated to providing resources that empower individuals to overcome barriers and achieve their goals. We believe that access to resources can be a catalyst for transformation.

    • Nurturing the community by rebuilding relationships within families: Strong, nurturing relationships within families are fundamental to a thriving society. We aim to foster healthy family dynamics and support systems.

    • Enhancing the community through collaboration: We recognize the strength in collaboration. By working together with partners and stakeholders, we seek to enhance our communities' capacity for positive change.


The Serene Foundation Scholarship:

As part of our commitment to promoting education and empowering the community, The Serene Foundation offers scholarships to deserving individuals who share our mission and vision. Our scholarships are designed to support students who are passionate about making a positive impact on their communities, especially those facing unique challenges and obstacles.

 The Serene Standards 
  • Serving the community through giving back

  • Educating the community through training and workshops

  • Redefining the community through promoting mental health wellness 

  • Empowering the community with resources 

  • Nurturing the community by rebuilding relationships within families 

  •  Enhancing the community through collaboration

Upcoming Events

The Serene Wellness Summit
The Serene Wellness Summit
Mar 30, 2024, 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Online Conference

Meet the
Board of Directors

Dr. Shamarah Hutchins

Board President/Founder

Jazmen Pace

Executive Director

Board 2nd Vice-President: Shanette Buford-Brazzell 

Board Secretary-Angelica Williams 

Hello Everyone: 


Thank you so much for believing in The Serene Foundation's mission and vision. Our goal is to help change the world through philanthropy. I’ve always been a firm believer in giving back and you reap what you sow. We want to sow into every family and every organization we meet and partner with. Our team is like no other and through your generosity and support, we can make The Serene Standards a golden standard for all. 

Dr. Shamarah Hutchins 

President & Founder of The Serene Foundation

The Serene Foundation is a 501 (c) (3) nonprofit foundation.

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