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You are invited to become a member of the BERTHA MAE JOHNSON MIMS LEGACY OF LOVE FOUNDATION, established June, 2017. Membership in such an esteemed foundation assures you of the friendship, welfare oversight and close associations of men and women who share and care their lives with others. We also offer post going home services in behalf of loved ones who have passed in the way of providing internment oversight duties; floral designs and deliveries to final resting place locations; send letters of comfort and address any needs of family members; especially children; and accept requests for any final expenses for those in need and part of our membership partners. We also visit the sick in hospitals, help in volunteer cleaning of homes and offices of the deceased and prepare and deliver meals for up to ten days to homes of bereavement. Any necessary activity of our member families are not too much to ask. 

A home away from home, and a family of loved ones, awaits those who become members of the foundation. New sisters, brothers, mothers and fathers in the faith of love are yours for the asking as you participate in a gathering of concerned and loving friends!

Meetings for foundation members and friends are monthly; held in Pasadena/Los Angeles/Palos Verdes; and feature breakfast or luncheon fare, with recognized speakers and endorsers of the foundation. Program agendas and meeting updates are posted on the website weekly, and non-members invited by members are welcome to join us for a total of three meetings before making a decision to join. We have fun and offer powerful insights for living and loving, and we share ourselves freely! Foundation recipients for gifting are selected each year and awarded gifts of honor. Three times per year small member gatherings take place to celebrate and reward our volunteers. 

Members, known as FOUNDATION, LEGACY, ROUND TABLE and SOCIETY PARTNERS, are the best of individuals this world has to offer and they have a proven track record of assistance in their communities. They work for the common good of all they come into contact with. Interested parties may also consider creating their legacy their through planned gifts to the foundation in the way of wills, trusts, insurance policies, IRA's and other forms of wealth. 

Organizations we also support in Bertha maes honor are: Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center,  Children's Hospital Los Angeles, The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, St Jude Children's Research Hospital, Alzheimer's Association, and SPCALA Friends for life.

MEMBERSHIP APPLICATION


DATE___________________________________________________________________________

NAME__________________________________________________________________________

ADDRESS_______________________________________________________________________

TITLE___________________________________________________________________________

Phone: OFFICE ___________________________________________________________________

CELL ________________________________  HOME ____________________________________

EMAIL ADDRESS _________________________________________________________________

BIRTHDAY (do not include the year - that is optional) ______________________________________

FAVORITE COLOR ___________________________________________________________

Husband/Wife Name  _____________________________________________________________

WHAT COMMITTEE WOULD YOU LIKE TO SERVE ON:

( ) Public Relations ( ) Events and News Programming  ( ) Community Outreach  ( ) Member Recruitment
( ) Public Policy for the Terminally Ill, Hospice Care, Assisted Suicide, Legislative Bills Governing Illness
( ) Floral Ministry  ( )  Research on Current and Past Trends for The Dying and Those Without Family 
( ) Children of the Deceased
( ) Nationwide Travel For Members as Speakers and Activists for The Ill
( ) Spokesperson
( ) Chaplain Ministry under the Direction of Ordained Minister
( ) Phone Prayer Ministry
( ) Transportation Ministry to and from Dr's appointments, hair salon, grocery shopping

MEMBERSHIP CATEGORY: (SEE BELOW)_________________________COST:_____________

Please provide a full Bio as well as a print quality digital head shot (min dpi at 4 x 6 inch)

In being a member of the foundation, you agree to have photos taken, publish your photo in all publications as well as agree to the confidentially agreement.

The foundation outline and format is not to be duplicated without informing the founder. We work at developing a relationship of respect and full disclosure. Voting is limited to members only and we all agree to work within the structure of the foundation. Please mail your completed application to: Coppertino and Associates Consulting Group, 9595 Wilshire Boulevard, 9th floor, Beverly Hills, California 90212 in care of Dr Marcia Ann Mims Coppertino. 

ONCE WE RECEIVE AND APPROVE YOUR APPLICATION, WE WILL SEND YOU A PAYMENT LINK TO PAY YOUR MEMBERSHIP FEES ONLINE BY CREDIT CARD. WE ALSO ACCEPT PERSONAL, BUSINESS CHECK OR CASHIERS CHECK !  THANK YOU IN ADVANCE!

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MEMBERSHIP SOCIETY DUES AND OPPORTUNITIES

Thank you for considering joining and supporting THE BERTHA MAE JOHNSON MIMS FOUNDATION, and it's mission of sharing love and friendship with others. Our vision is to see all loved ones; past and present; honored, respected and cared for in their respective place among us. Our motto...DO NOT LAY THEM AWAY AND WALK AWAY sends a powerful message to former and current generations who have seemingly lost their way without the guidance only mature and experienced men and women can give.  Take a look at our membership levels and apply today! 


FOUNDATION SOCIETY MEMBERSHIP
$10,000.00 per year (Payment Plan Available)


This level of membership entitles you to VIP foundation events for inner circle networking and speaker opportunities in and out of the state of California to represent the foundation on a national level to further aims and goals of foundation. This level also allows for participation in quarterly meetings and all other scheduled meetings and receptions, designed for networking with leaders and politicians in and out of our State who represent those in community action. This level also will grant you the YELLOW JACKET OF LOVE, pin and patch recognizing you as a leader in action for the foundation and your state of service. Membership card available with website listing and annual recognition at gala.

LEGACY SOCIETY MEMBERSHIP
$5,000.00 per year (Payment Plan Available)


This level of membership entitles you the opportunity to attend all scheduled meetings on the legacy level, and to assist in making policy and procedures for foundation agendas in adherence with the mission and vision of the foundation. Your legacy foundation PINK JACKET OF LOVE, pin and patch along with your membership card assures you the recognition granted by the foundation.

ROUND TABLE SOCIETY MEMBERSHIP
$1,000.00 per year


This level of membership entitles you to all meetings scheduled for round table discussions, member recruitment opportunities, special volunteer assignments at events, receptions and galas and recognizes you at the round table level. The RED JACKET OF LOVE is yours with a pin and patch to show you care and officiate at gatherings designed to further the goals and visions of the foundation. 

PARTNER SOCIETY MEMBERSHIP
$300.00 per year


This level of membership entitles you to all foundation updates, newsletter and opportunity to attend special events for community residents and you, as a FRIEND OF THE FOUNDATION, and supporter of events for young men and women. You also will be recognized in all print media and on our website as A FRIEND OF THE FOUNDATION and concerned partner.

OTHER AREAS OF HOW WE SUPPORT OTHERS IN THE COMMUNITY

*Spiritual, emotional and educational support
*Spiritual care consultation to define plans of care
*Compassionate listening
*Family meeting facilitation
*Clergy/faith community referral
*Ethical will preferences
*Theological integration and affirmation of beliefs
*Storytelling/reorganizing life purpose
*Pastoral prayer
*Scriptures or other readings
*Communion/religious rituals
*Anointing/blessing of the sick
*Prayer of forgiveness
*End of life celebrations
*Grief counseling
*Funeral service/memorial service
*Foundation Chaplain services

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