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The Global Harvest Outreach Foundation was born in 2016 for the purpose of providing social work, educational, and health services to impoverished communities, both nationally and internationally. The Foundation was created to help and heal families and communities that are in need. We believe in the biblical principal of reaping and sowing. By planting seeds of love, hope, happiness, and prosperity we families will prosper and generations will flourish. If we as a community work together to help each other during times of need, we will harvest a world with less selfishness, anger and hopelessness and more compassion, generosity and gratitude.   


Our mission is to provide social work, education and health care services, to individuals, families and communities in need.


By sowing seeds into communities globally, our vision is to harvest a world where people exemplify a stronger sense of the mind, body and spirit.


We believe in the service to humanity, the upliftment of impoverished people, the right to self-determination and the enhancement of life through social justice and empowerment. We are committed to serving all communities with integrity, compassion, respect and honor.




Shavon currently resides in Clinton, Maryland. She has been committed to community service for over 30 years. At the age of 12, Shavon served several years as the President of the Young People's Division at her local church. She has always been invested in helping people less fortunate and counseling girls and women who may be experiencing difficulties managing life's stresses. 


Shavon received her Bachelor of Science degree in Clinical Psychology from the University of the District of Columbia and her Masters in Social Work from Howard University. She is currently pursuing her doctorate in Clinical Psychology at California Southern University. 

Shavon is excited about Global Harvest's future and the opportunity to provide social work services internationally. We are looking to make a huge impact globally and we are always looking for volunteers to assist with our mission. 

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ERICA FORD (Treasurer)


Erica is the owner of Beacon Financial Solutions located in Landover, MD. Erica is a former IRS agent and is now a Certified QuickBooks ProAdvisor that has over 10 years of accounting experience, especially in the areas of Individual Taxes, Bookkeeping and Financial Coaching.

She started Beacon Financial Solutions to serve in the areas of Daily Money Management for individuals and businesses (bookkeeping), Financial Coaching and Tax Preparation. Over the years, she has helped her clients streamline invoicing and bill payment processes, increase savings and eliminate debt. Her main objective has always been to provide dependable, accurate, and affordable service for her clients so that they can concentrate on doing what they do best.

When Erica is not serving her clients, she is serving the community by facilitating Dave Ramsey’s Financial Peace University and helping the homeless.​ Specialties:
​Daily Money Management, Bookkeeping, QuickBooks Consulting, Payroll, Bank and Credit Card Reconciliation, Financial Coaching, Tax Preparation.

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KEYLA RAGLAND (Vice President)


Keyla currently resides in Anne Arundel County, Maryland. She received her bachelor’s degree in Sociology from Bowie State University. In 2006 Keyla began working full time as an Criminal Investigator and is now the sole owner of Charles Richard Investigations, a private investigation firm located In Washington, DC.

Keyla has a passion for community service and has participated in numerous volunteer activities throughout the community such as feeding the homeless and mentoring disadvantaged youth in urban areas. In 2012, Keyla merged her passions for mentoring and law and became a Court Appointed Special Advocate (CASA). As a CASA advocate, Keyla is able to advocate for the best interests of abused and neglected children during court hearings and in a variety of other settings.

Keyla is very excited about working with the Global Harvest Outreach Foundation and is anxious to see all that the foundation can do internationally and in her local community.


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LATAYA GRAY (Secretary)

Lataya resides in Westmoreland, Jamaica. She received her Bachelor's Degree in Education from the University of Technology, which is located in Kingston, Jamaica. She is currently working as an Administrative Assistant with the Negril Education Environment Trust and has been instrumental in the implementation of the Tablet Program and several other programs focused on empowering children to achieve their individual goals in life. 


Lataya's greatest passions include reading, working with children and being a great role model to her three nieces. She credits her success to her family as they have been a strong support system and have profoundly encouraged her to go after her own passions in life.


Lataya is excited about working with the Global Harvest Outreach Foundation and helping to support the Agency's goals both in the United States and Jamaica. 


Each year, The Global Harvest Outreach Foundation will award a scholarship to a Primary or Junior High School student transitioning to a high school in Jamaica. The scholarship is for five years and is renewable every August and February after receipt of a copy of the awardee’s report card. 


For the first four school years, the award is US $500 and will be disbursed in two installments of US $250 each year.  The first installment of the scholarship will be awarded in August after selection of the scholarship recipient.  The second payment will be awarded in February after review of the recipient’s report card. 


For the final school year, the scholarship award is $1000, payable in two installments of $500.  The first payment will be in February after receipt of the January report card.  The second payment will be in August after receipt of the July report card.


This corporation is a nonprofit public benefit corporation and is not organized for the private gain of any person.  It is organized under the Nonprofit Public Benefit Corporation Law for charitable purposes.  The purposes for which this corporation is formed are exclusively charitable within the meaning of Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986. The specific purpose of this corporation is to provide social work services, educational services, and health services to impoverished communities both nationally and internationally.



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