The foundation's mission is to help urban communities improve the conditions of urban life through education, networking, mentorship, and positive role models. LaVista Foundation is a 501 (C) (3) non-profit organization. One hundred percent of all donations are contributed to other  non-profit organizations throughout America.

Ordinary People Committed  to Making a Difference          

     LaVista Foundation gratefully involves itself in raising funds to contribute to non profit institutions  and programs  for  communities in America.Contributions from citizens like you are used to enhance the health, education, and welfare of those in need.

Helping to improve the quality of life for groups, causes a chain reaction, enabling those benefiting from our services to help others around them.  The stronger the links in the chain, the stronger neighborhoods and America will become.

Contact Details

Lavista Foundation Inc.                                             PO BOX 3304                                                         Baltimore, MD 21213                                         Phone 443-478-8415 lavistafoundation@gmail.com              

(or) Lavista Foundation Inc                                                         5916 Laclede Rd Baltimore, MD 21206                                         

Our Partners

Mr. & Mrs. R.Camphor( Camphor-Hill FineArts)
Mr. Arnold R. Clark &  Ms. Emma Clark
Mr.& Mrs. Eric Carmichael
March Funeral Homes
Ms.Towanda Nobles
Ms. Sharon Nobles-Guy
Mr. Dwane Press-Mr. Dennis Solle (Social Security Admin.)
Walter Reed Commissary Employees
Enterprise Holdings Foundation
Mr. & Ms. Clarence & Jeanne Adams                                    Mr. Ervin McDaniel & Exelon Corp.

Become a partner with the LaVista Foundation  where 100% of your tax deductible charitable donations is applied to assist in under served communities.

Lavista Members

WE Moody , President
DoD Manager (retired)
J.D. Nobles, Vice President
Network Engineer (retired)
Johns Hopkins University
E. Craddock, Treasurer
Manager Social Security (retired)
C. Bethea, Secretary
Manager US Park Services (retired)
L. McElveen, S.A.
Baltimore City Public Schools (retired)

Gone, But Not Forgotten ( Original Members) 
T.Taylor (Tyney)
C. J. Way(Country)                                                                B.J. Hopkins (Hoppe) - dedicated hardworking member, loved his family and friends.  2019  " He will be missed " 


We are totally committed to providing needed support to empower community life through education, networking, mentorship and positive role models.  "Light to the Future"

             Future Events 

DUE TO COVID 19 ALL EVENTS HAVE BEEN                      POSTPONED  TO 2021

             Back to School Event

                       August 22,2020 
 (Encouraging Success Through Education)
Rosedale Park,  Philadelphia Rd, Baltimore
     Free food, school supplies, mentoring program, family networking, positive information - life experiences games, prizes and fun for all.   


        "October Fest Dance"

     (Annual Scholarship  Fundraiser)                                     
             Saturday  October 10,2020
                   Parkville VFW
                  8123 Harford Rd.   
                Baltimore, Md  21234                                                      Time: 9pm-1am 
             Featuring "DJ   Jamin Jimmy 
          Free Food / Setups/ BYOB  
Donation $25.00 per person 30.00 at the door.  
             VIP Table of Ten $225.00. 

We would like to thank everyone who attended our past events



LAVISTA SCHOLARSHIP FUND                    awarded $8500.00 in scholarship funds               since 2004  (see about us page for recipients)

2020 Donation To The MARYLAND FOOD BANK during the Corona Virus out break
YADA    YADA is an organization which assist mentally challenged men.              
St. Stephens AME Church                                                     (youth scholarship ministry)
My Sister's Place  website
My Sisters Place is a day shelter providing a safe hospitable, supportive environment for battered women and their children since 1979. They provide tools, resources and options needed for clients to make the transition back to the community and self-sufficiency.
First Baptist Church of Cherry Hill                                     (youth scholarship fund)
I CAN, Inc.      (2nd chance for incarcerated men)
The Baltimore City Youth Resiliency Institute
Through a creative arts-based Rites of Passage cultural process, The Baltimore City Youth Resiliency Institute (BCYRI) offers training and an array of services to children, youth and adults with the aim of creating civically engaged cross-generational teams of community-based advocates who work to form a healthier and stronger Baltimore City.
Roberta's House
Roberta's House is a safe place where children, teens and adults discover that they are not alone in their grief and engage in mutual help. Children with their families share their feelings, memories and experiences in an atmosphere of acceptance with the love and support of trained volunteers.
United Way of Central Maryland (Rebuilding Baltimore)
April 2015, individuals, organizations, businesses and places of worship were affected by acts of violence and property destruction in Baltimore City , to help restore the community stability from this protest the Lavista Foundation contributed funds through the United Way of Central Maryland. These funds went towards humanitarian relief and emergency support to nonprofit organizations affected by this protest.
Your donations can extend the chain towards this advancement of life.
Gardenville Baseball League 2018 & 2019 (contributing to the positive growth and team play of kids)                              " See photos  About Us 2 page "
2019 &  2020  DONATED SCHOOL SUPPLIES to the teachers of the  Cherryhill Elementary/ Middle School  PS#159 for their classrooms.                                                    "Our Educators Making A Difference"