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Perfecting Gifts, Inc. is a creative and performing arts organization that was founded by Sharonda K Mitchell in 2017.
We currently offer a Summer Camp that takes places during Summer Break. Studies have shown that participation in Summer Arts programming like Perfecting Gifts can slow or eliminate the academic slide in learning that takes when students are out of regularly structured classes for the Summer.

Beginning in 2022, PGI will host an afterschool Arts Academy.  Our goal is to be a complement to the system systems and provide programming whenever school is not in session.

Perfecting GIfts Incorporated utilizes a unique approach to developing the talents of our youth and unlocking their maximum potential by fostering leadership, accountability, and synergy among like-minded youth.

In a world full of choices, Perfecting Gifts Inc focuses on using our gifts.
We believe that the potential within us is far greater than the negativity around us.
Our youth are taught that their passion fuels positivity in a world that is often needing hope.   

Who We Are

Meet Our Executive Director

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Music and education have always been Sharonda K Mitchell's passion. 

She started harmonizing when she was just three years old and sang her first solo at four.

Sharonda has studied at the prestigious Lincoln Center in New York City with world-renown professors from both Lincoln Center and Julliard.
She has traveled many years singing background for Grammy® Award Winning Gospel Singer, Pastor Smokie Norful.

Sharonda is a sought after vocalist and performer and has been invited to sing throughout the Mid-South and the nation. Many have heard Sharonda sing on the radio with gospel artist Jeffrey Williams and The Voices of Inspiration on the title track called "Love Song."

Sharonda spent many years as a public school teacher in Memphis, TN. At one of her schools, she helped start a program called “Music in Motion,”  which combined academic principles and topics with musical rhythms and beats to help children with memorization and comprehension. 

She is a proud graduate of HBCU Lemoyne-Owen College. Sharonda also her Master in Business Administration. 

She is a pastor's wife at Perfecting Love Community Church and the mother of two.
Sharonda is thrilled that her steps have been ordered to step into a music career and create Perfecting Gifts Inc so that young people will have a place for artistic and spiritual enrichment.

Meet Our Board of Directors

Meet Our Board of Directors

Rodney Sanders, Chair

Akina Morrow, Secretary

Alvin Lockett, Treasurer

Loretta Anderson-Webber
Dr. Terrerence Brittenum
Natasha Lewis
Jason Mitchell
Sharonda K. Mitchell
James Moore

Special Thanks to Our Generous Sponsors

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