Welcome from the President | Friends of Hampton Roads

I would like to take this opportunity to thank the many loyal supporters of the Friends of Hampton Roads. We attribute our success, over the years, to you. Without your support we could not carry out our mission of serving and contributing to the educational aspirations of the youth of Hampton Roads. I am proud to serve as the president of this honorable organization and would like to encourage you to become a part of our mission.

The Friends of Hampton Roads is an organization comprised of dedicated, talented and hard-working professional African American ladies. We have come together to serve our community through volunteering our time and resources to provide opportunities to qualifying, minority graduating seniors in Hampton Roads. We have raised and provided over $600,000.00 to the youth of Hampton Roads over the last 26 years. This has enabled these students to embark on obtaining a college degree. We know that education is the key to financial independence and a prosperous future. We are proud to be a part of this endeavor. We will continue to do the work that is so desperately needed in this community.

Once again, I would like to say “thank you” to all of you. Thank you for years of giving. To whom much is given, much is expected. Together we can make a difference in the lives of our children.

Thank you again,
Darra K. White, Ph.D.
President, FHR Inc.

Our Members

Darra K. White, Ph.D.


Joyvan Malbon-Griffin, Esq.

Vice President

Felicia Dyke, PhD


Jackie Jackson-Burton, PhD

Financial Secretary