FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Thursday, October 03, 2013

CONTACTS:

Peter Wilson
202.810.0225
peter.wilson@uncf.org

UNCF Postpones It's 26th Annual Walk For Education Due To Tropical Storm Karen

New Orleans, LA (October 4, 2013) Due to the potential impact of Tropical Storm Karen, UNCF (the United Negro College Fund) has POSTPONED the 26th annual UNCF Walk for Education, originally scheduled for this Saturday, October 5, 2013, until further notice.

For more information, please contact La Juana Chenier at (504) 581-3794 or email at lajuana.chenier@uncf.org , and please continue to visit uncf.org/neworleanswalk for more information.

Please note that UNCF appreciates your participation and support. UNCF would also like to thank all of our sponsors and participants!

About UNCF


UNCF-the United Negro College Fund-is the nation's largest and most effective minority education organization. To serve youth, the community and the nation, UNCF supports students' education and development through scholarships and other programs, strengthens its 37 member colleges and universities, and advocates for the importance of minority education. UNCF institutions and other historically black colleges and universities are highly effective, awarding 18 percent of African American baccalaureate degrees. UNCF administers more than 400 programs, including scholarship, internship and fellowship, mentoring, summer enrichment, and curriculum and faculty development programs. Today, UNCF supports more than 60,000 students at over 900 colleges and universities across the country. Its logo features the UNCF torch of leadership in education and its widely recognized motto, "A mind is a terrible thing to waste."®: Learn more at www.UNCF.org

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