Dorothy Irene Height Education Foundation®

Committed to serving as a springboard to disadvantaged minority students with a passion for learning.

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Support the foundation through the purchase of Dr. Height's books: Living with Purpose and Open Wide the Freedom Gates. Available in Hard Cover and as Kindle-Edition eBooks.

All profits help to support the many programs that will educate and empower women, youth and young adults.


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The DIHEF is a nonprofit, tax-exempt, publicly supported organization under Sections 501 (c)(3) of the IRS Code. All donations are tax deductible to the extent allowed by law.

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