LaRue Ramey is a self-published children's book author in Nashville, Tennessee. Despite not finishing college after high school, she never gave up her dream of obtaining her degree. She completed the inevitable bourne after receiving her Associates Degree in Liberal Arts from Volunteer State Community College, and in  May 2020 she will receive her Bachelors of Arts Degree in Communications.  LaRue started the Once A Dream Foundation to encourage the youth to never let go of their dreams. She believes that God has a purpose for everyone.

"It's a great day to be alive!"

- LaRue 


Catherine Gaddis - PRESIDENT

Catherine Gaddis, M.Ed., is an Educator for the District of Columbia Public Schools. She attended Norfolk State University where she received her Bachelors Degree in Psychology, and went on to earn a Masters Degree in Special Education. Catherine is currently a Ph.D. student at Liberty University, and she is also a part of  the children's ministry and dance ministry at her church.

"After salvation and becoming a follower of Jesus Christ, it is my dream to give students hope through the power of faith."


- Cathy 



 Airica Jones is the Founder & Creative Director of the Jones Fauntleroy Group, a holding company that consists of retail, design, hospitality and travel brands. In her spare time, she offers her expertise in the areas of digital marketing, project management, and creative direction on a freelance basis. Her past clients have included companies such as State Farm Insurance, Paint Nite, and Hyatt. Besides her full time devotion to her business ventures, Airica understands the values of education. She has a B.S degree in Business Management, and an M.B.A in Marketing Management. She is currently pursuing the PMI Project Management Certification, and an M.B.A in Fashion Design and Retail Management from Drexel University. 

"Pray more, worry less"

- Airica

Board of Directors

Barbara Miller

Assistant Director, Delaware State Lottery

Coresa Ramey

United Postal Service, Nashville, TN

LaTonya Chambers

Sales & Product Analyst, Nashville, TN - First Lady of The PowerHouse Nashville Church

Sharonda Reed

Human Service Manager, Salisbury, MD