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About Us

About Us
 The A-Sicka Heals Foundation (ASHF), a non-profit organization, is dedicated to bringing awareness to mental illness and substance abuse to prevent children and young adults from developing an addiction to alcohol and other drugs.  A key goal of ours is to sponsor community outreach events and seminars to talk to and listen to youth about avoiding substance abuse. Read more here.

Our Mission

We exist to inspire, encourage, engage, and support our youth who are struggling with mental illness (i.e. depression) and addiction to avoid self-injury and the devastation it causes on families.

Board of Directors

Pamela Howard
Founder, President

Cheryl Powell-Alston

James A. Powell, Jr.
Financial Secretary

Aurelia Howard-Best

Members of the Board

Gretchen Quill
Suzette Simmons
Danielle Ford 
(Special Advisor to the President)

Upcoming Events:

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 Event Time & Locations: 

Date: September 7th

Maryland: 9:00 am

Indian Head Rail Trail 

(White Plains, MD)


to our 2023 scholarship recipients! 







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