FreeLee Life Services for Individuals & Families, Inc.

Strengthening Family and Community Systems

NEWARK, DE   |  www.freeleefoundation.org

Mission

FLS' mission is to plan and implement evidence-based programming, for best practices, to individuals and families that strengthen family and community systems, by helping under-resourced and underrepresented populations develop resiliency. Our vision is charity, advocacy, education and prevention through continuous research, and use of the Family Life Education Model which purpose is to help individuals and families, “increase knowledge and develop skills to build on their strengths to function at optimal levels. We strive to help individuals and families learn, live, love, and laugh freely!

Ruling year info

2018

Founder and Executive Director

Keonna Freeman

Main address

PO BOX 5634

NEWARK, DE 19714 USA

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Formerly known as

FreeLee Foundation

FreeLee Foundation

FreeLee Foundation

FreeLee Foundation

EIN

81-1547808

NTEE code info

Human Services - Multipurpose and Other N.E.C. (P99)

IRS filing requirement

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Our programs

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What are the organization's current programs, how do they measure success, and who do the programs serve?

Fertility Funding

Accepting donations and raising funds to assist with out of pocket fertility and/or adoption expenses for individuals and families affected by an infertility diagnosis and who are experiencing infertility-related stress/mental illness, and/or financial burdens because of it, and LGBTQI+ individuals and couples who want to family build.

Population(s) Served
People with diseases and illnesses
LGBTQ people

In an effort to prevent crises due to financial burden, we are accepting donations to help underserved families with keeping their bills paid.

Population(s) Served
Families
Economically disadvantaged people

Parenting modules that provide educational tools that help parents with communication, acceptance, understanding and building healthy relationships with their LGBTQI+ child(ren) to reduce associated risk factors of mental illness symptoms, suicidality, substance use, or homelessness due to parental rejection.

Population(s) Served
Parents

Educating individuals and families affected heavily by recent health and social crises, who may also be living in poverty to improve their quality of life with the help of experienced Professionals with disciplines in education, life coaching, finance, health promotion, and social work.

Population(s) Served
Families
Economically disadvantaged people

Assisting economically disadvantage households by covering 3 months of internet expenses, through the Comcast Internet Essentials Programs, to maintain services without interruption due to virtual learning and the COVID-19 Public Health Crisis.

Population(s) Served
Adults
Economically disadvantaged people

Where we work

Affiliations & memberships

FreeLee Integrated Health Wealth, LLC 2020

Our Sustainable Development Goals

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How we listen

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

Seeking feedback from people served makes programs more responsive and effective. Here’s how this organization is listening.

done We shared information about our current feedback practices.
  • Who are the people you serve with your mission?

    Under-resourced, Under-served, economically disadvantaged, BIPOC communities, women, LGBTQI+.

  • How is your organization collecting feedback from the people you serve?

    Electronic surveys (by email, tablet, etc.), Suggestion box/email,

  • How is your organization using feedback from the people you serve?

    To identify and remedy poor client service experiences, To identify bright spots and enhance positive service experiences, To make fundamental changes to our programs and/or operations, To inform the development of new programs/projects, To strengthen relationships with the people we serve, To understand people's needs and how we can help them achieve their goals,

  • What significant change resulted from feedback?

    The organization increased accessibility to free services that address Physical and Mental Health needs and Life Education.

  • With whom is the organization sharing feedback?

    Our staff, Our board, Our funders, Our community partners,

  • How has asking for feedback from the people you serve changed your relationship?

    It has strengthened our relationships and our services.

  • Which of the following feedback practices does your organization routinely carry out?

    We collect feedback from the people we serve at least annually, We take steps to get feedback from marginalized or under-represented people, We aim to collect feedback from as many people we serve as possible, We take steps to ensure people feel comfortable being honest with us, We look for patterns in feedback based on demographics (e.g., race, age, gender, etc.), We engage the people who provide feedback in looking for ways we can improve in response, We act on the feedback we receive,

  • What challenges does the organization face when collecting feedback?

    We don't have any major challenges to collecting feedback,

Financials

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FreeLee Life Services for Individuals & Families, Inc.

Board of directors
as of 6/15/2021
SOURCE: Self-reported by organization
Board chair

Dr. Varleisha Gibbs

Vacinqua Rogers

Queen V & The Morning Loud Show

Varleisha Gibbs

LaChema Manigault

DTLR Villa

Da'Von Oliver

Jessica Foster

Board leadership practices

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  • Board orientation and education
    Does the board conduct a formal orientation for new board members and require all board members to sign a written agreement regarding their roles, responsibilities, and expectations? Yes
  • CEO oversight
    Has the board conducted a formal, written assessment of the chief executive within the past year ? Yes
  • Ethics and transparency
    Have the board and senior staff reviewed the conflict-of-interest policy and completed and signed disclosure statements in the past year? Yes
  • Board composition
    Does the board ensure an inclusive board member recruitment process that results in diversity of thought and leadership? Yes
  • Board performance
    Has the board conducted a formal, written self-assessment of its performance within the past three years? Yes

Organizational demographics

SOURCE: Self-reported; last updated 03/04/2021

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