“A mind is a terrible thing to waste, but a wonderful thing to invest in.”® Why not invest your time or money in better futures for young people in Virginia and around the country?
UNCF Richmond is here to help you send a student to college and turn his or her life around. UNCF Richmond focuses on promoting the mission of the UNCF, its donors and friends—its constituent base.
Richmond: Don’t miss UNCF’s most fun event–the 2021 UNCF Virtual Walk for Education, Saturday, Sept. 18!
Visit UNCF.org/SouthernVirginiaWalk for information and to register.
UNCF is here to help…
Virginia Union University, a UNCF-member institution, is located in the UNCF Richmond area.
A Wonderful Thing To Invest In: Meet Your Dividends
Actor Blair Underwood, a friend and supporter of UNCF Virginia
Richmond-Supported HBCUs Punch Above their Weight
The UNCF research report HBCUs Punching Above Their Weight makes a strong case for a powerful proposition: Given their small average size and a history of being under-resourced, the enrollment, degree and economic impacts of HBCUs on African Americans in their respective states are significantly greater than one would expect. >> Read More at UNCF.org/PATW.
It is our responsibility to open doors for others in our communities. Thank you, UNCF, for being a beacon of light to our young men and women who seek to attain and build upon their educational excellence.
Mark Johnson Vice President, Community Development Manager, SunTrust Bank, now Truist
A message from the 2019 Keeper of the Flame Award Recipient, Dr. Billy K. Cannaday
UNCF Virginia Leadership Council:
- Antonio Bailey, WPS Health Solutions
- Tonya Byrd, Dominion Energy
- Ralph Dickerson, Virginia Union University
- Frank Hinckle, Dominion Energy
- Linda Hines, Virginia Premier
- Mark A. Johnson, Truist Bank
- Maxine McNair, GEICO
- Sharon Patrick, Enterprise Holding Group
- Cynthia Polk, The Danville Chapter of The Links, Inc.
- Toiya Sosa, Riverside Health Systems
- Lisa Speller, Colonial Downs
- Cecelia Tucker, Old Dominion University
- Tonya Walley, Cox Communications
UNCF Donor Roll
Thanks to our generous supporters, who help us help Virginia students.
UNCF Richmond Staff