FTC Charity, Inc.

Spreading the Word; NOT the Disease!

About Us

Our Mission:


The mission of For the Cause STI Awareness Charity is to promote the research and education of Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs) and Infections (STIs) to youth and young adults. To provide education through visual and verbal instruction and explanation on how bacterial, viral, fungal, and parasitic infections are spread through sexual and close physical encounters. To encourage the organization of colligate chapters of interested institutions to further sustain the educational principles and ties of this charity, to the college and its community. To support the realization of sexually transmitted diseases and infections in conjunction with providing counseling to persons requesting such aid.


Our Purpose:


1. To provide education on sexually transmitted infections to youth and adults so that they may have the know how to minimize their risk of contracting STD's/STIs.

2. To help encourage an open and healthy dialogue around sexuality and sexual practices in the home and in academia.

3. To provide program participants with access to consultation from certified educators without discrimination.

4. To make available holistic and wellness best practices that may assist in improving the respective quality of life.


Founders:


Andréa Henry, Saint Augustine’s College Alumna

Vice President, Falcons for the Cause Peer Education Program 2004-2005

Co- Founder, For the Cause STI Awareness Charity, Inc., 2003

Certified STD & STI Counselor, Red Cross

Director of Education, FTC Charity, Inc.


Mrs. Octavia J. Coleman, MHSA, MPA, Dr.P.H Saint Augustine’s College Alumna

Founder, Falcons for the Cause Peer Education Program 2002

Founder, For the Cause STI Awareness Charity, Inc., 2003

Certified STD & STI Counselor, Red Cross

Certified HIV CTR, NC Department of Health & Human Services

Certified HIV Test Administrator, OraQuick Advance

Certified Holistic Wellness, Mind & Body Institute

Memebr, National Wellness Association & American Holistic Health Association


Specialties: Holistic & Sex Counseling, Wellness and Body Care Management, HIV/AIDS CTR