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2022 Hope Breakfast Sponsors

Silver Scholarship Sponsor 

Individual Scholarship Sponsors

Hope Breakfast

Since 2014, The ALEF has hosted the Hope Breakfast in honor of Dr. Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.  This event will raise money towards scholarship, community outreach, and mentor programs throughout the community. Please join the ALEF and the brothers of Alpha Lambda Chapter in celebrating this day in a grand fashion.

Contact us for information on becoming a sponsor.

Alpha lambda education foundation

In a tradition of manly deeds, scholarship and love for all mankind, the Alpha Lambda Education Foundation (ALEF) has been organized as a tax-exempt nonprofit corporation. The goal of the ALEF is to promote community service, leadership development, and educational opportunities for and among at-risk youths, with a special emphasis on reaching out to young African American males. Founded in 2000, the organization currently sponsors such events as Hope Breakfast Project Alpha, Go to High School, Go to College, Miss Black and Gold Competition, and the Scholastic Chess Tournament.

Alpha Lambda Education Foundation is organized exclusively for charitable and educational purposes, including the making of distributions to organizations under Section 501c3 of the Internal Revenue Code (or the corresponding section of any future Federal tax code.) Generally, the Corporation’s purposes are to provide academic scholarships through the Foundation’s Academic Scholarship Program and to provide other contributions through the foundations Community Outreach Programs.

Lyman t. johnson torch Bearer award


The Alpha Lambda Education Foundation offers the Lyman T. Johnson Torch Bearer Award to citizens of Metro Louisville. We have created this award to honor persons who are making significant contributions in the Metro Louisville community through their time, actions, talents and dedication (outside any volunteer work done for their employer).

Board Leadership

  • Ed Goins, Jr.  – Executive Director

  • Kacheyta McClellan – Assistant Director

  • Charles Piphus – Secretary

  • Kevin Lewis – Treasurer

  • Derek Bell

  • Cecil Brookins

  • Michael Crawford

  • Ron Jackson

  • Gerald Joiner

  • Lathon Logan