Be More Inc. Youth Program

Be More Inc. is 501 (C)(3) non-profit organization. Our mission is to empower the people of Baltimore and provide resources for our youth.

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Project Description

Be More Inc. is 501 (C)(3) non-profit organization. Our mission is to encourage, motivate, and empower the people of Baltimore. We provide essential resources to improve communities. Our community involvement is an integral component of our culture. We believe that if we all join together than "Together we can build a better Baltimore"
Our five point program emphasis are:
• BE MORE educated
• BE MORE active
• BE MORE healthy
• BE MORE confident
• BE MORE giving

Why should you care about this cause?
Because of the positive impact and influnce we express and demonstrate
throughout the Baltimore Metropolitan area. In addition Be More Inc. is
devoted to helping the community grow and prosper in every way.

How is your donation spent?
Your donation supports an approach to improve and impact the city of
Baltimore. We are determined to open a community resource center
which will specifically benefit our youth. Your individual support makes a
meaningful difference!

Leadership Team
Asya Bussie, Executive Director

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Asya Bussie is a Baltimore, MD native and graduate of West Virginia University. While at WVU, Bussie received a Bachelor’s in Arts and Sciences with a Degree in Communication Studies and a Master’s Degree in Sport’s Management, while serving as the co- captain of the women’s basketball team. In 2014, Bussie was drafted in the WNBA to the Minnesota Lynx. She is also a member of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. and was initiated into the Omicron Upsilon Chapter in 2011. Bussie has resided in Maryland, West Virginia, and Poland largely due to her basketball career. Happy to finally be back in her home town, she is committed to improving the city of Baltimore.

Tenia Fetters, Director of Finance

Tenia is a native of the GREAT Baltimore, MD. She is a proud alum of Coppin State University where she earned her B.S in Accounting. While at Coppin she served as the Business Manager for the Student Government Association, a member of the University System of Maryland Student Council and also chaired the Finance Committee. Currently she is pursuing her MBA at the University of Maryland University College.  Tenia comes to Be More Inc. with 3+ years of experience in finance and several years of experience in leadership. She enjoys arts and crafts, singing, and volunteering in the community. In the past she has volunteered for Brides Against Breast Cancer, March of Dimes, MS Walk and many more. A fun fact about Tenia: She performed at the African American Festival in 2010.

Katelyn Fischer, Director of Operations

Katelyn, born and raised in Baltimore, is currently pursuing her masters degree in Communication Studies at Stevenson University where she also acts as an assistant coach to the women's basketball team as its graduate assistant. Katelyn completed her undergraduate degree in accounting at Marymount University in Arlington, Virginia, and was also a member of the women's basketball team. An active member in the community, Katelyn enjoys giving back and helping others. Katelyn has participated in the 4K for Cancer Run for the Ulman Cancer Fund, which is a run that lasts for 49 days and spans from San Francisco, CA to Brooklyn, NY. Even though no one particular enjoys her singing, Katelyn is always up for karaoke and loves to attend country concerts so that she can sing her heart out. Katelyn has never turned down a brownie and hopes to one day be a dessert taste tester.

Gerald Bussie, Director of Human Resources

Gerald is a Baltimorean who was born and raised in charm city. He is currently an employee of Johns Hopkins University that works with children in the music and dance department. Gerald has always had a passion for his city and being involved in youth sports. His favorite sport to play is basketball but loves his home team Baltimore ravens. He loves seafood and his favorite are steamed crabs which charm city is well known for. Gerald graduated from Frostburg State University with a masters in business administration looks forward to giving back to the youth in his home city and state.

Updates

The Project FAQs

In just 3 short years we have:

  • Adopted a road that we clean 4 times a year

  • Partnered with Baltimore city and county public schools to host events

  • Donated over 300 pairs of socks to families and children in need.

  • And Fed over 500 homeless individuals, just to name a few..... but that's not enough, we want to do more and we need your help.

    Our 3 goals for 2018 are

    1. Provide a safe after school program for kids

    2. Raise money for our scholarship fund

    3. Continue to give back through our community service events

Without your support, we probably won't be able to put this plan into action. We Need You! So please, help us to reach our goal and fulfill our mission to build a better Baltimore by donating to Be More Inc. 

Q: When will rewards be shipped?

A: Facebook rewards will be posted throughout the fundraiser. Tangible rewards will be sent at the completion of the fundraiser. Sponsor-a child will be honored throughout the fundraiser.

Q: Are you a 501 (c)3?

A: Yes

Q: How will the money be used?

A: To accomplish our 3 goals for 2018. We want to provide a safe after school program, Offer a scholarship fund, and continue to participate in community service.

09/22/2017
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Help two families in need by sponsoring 2 children. Get a shirt, notebook, thank you note, Facebook shoutout, and listed as a major donor on our website

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Help low income families by sponsoring 10 children, Get a shirt, notebook, water bottle, thank you note, Facebook shoutout, Listed donor on our website, and featured in our monthly newsletter

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