Upcoming Spring 2020 Local Events Supporting HBCUs and Equity in Education

At UNCF, we take community involvement seriously. That’s why every month of every year, we host events across the country where we can raise funds, spread awareness, and make connections. Here, we’ve highlighted some key events during the next few months, broken down by region. We hope to see you there!

Northeast

  • POSTPONED: New York, NY, 2020 “A Mind Is…” Gala – New York (March 19): Esteemed singer-songwriter Kenny Lattimore will be performing at this event, raising funds in support of UNCF’s programs and member institutions.
  • CANCELLED:  New York, NY, 2020 TD Five Boro Bike Tour – New York (May 3): Calling all athletes! As an official charity partner, UNCF invites you to apply for a place on Team UNCF as they ride 40 miles across the five boroughs for New York City’s children. To earn one of our 10 available spots, raising a minimum of $1,000 is required.
  • POSTPONED: Washington, DC, DMV Walk For Education (May 30) UNCF.org/DMVWalk.
  • Livingston, NJ, 2020 Annual Masked Ball – New Jersey (June 26): Join us in honoring local UNCF supporters during this eighth annual event celebrating the students and institutions that we serve.

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Midwest

  • POSTPONED: Milwaukee, WI, 2020 Mayor’s Masked Ball – Milwaukee (March 21): The fifth annual UNCF Milwaukee Mayor’s Masked Ball is one of Milwaukee’s signature fundraising galas and premier social events of the year.
  • Ft. Wayne, IN, Annual Mayor’s Breakfast (June 3): UNCF.org/FtWayneBreakfast

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South

  • POSTPONED: Charlotte, NC, 2020 Mayor’s Masked Ball – Charlotte (March 14): Enjoy The 6th annual UNCF Mayor’s Masked Ball, a premier fundraising gala and a major social event, focused on raising public awareness and large corporate and individual donations to support deserving students through UNCF. Hosted by UNCF Charlotte and a diverse group of corporate sponsors and local businesses, it involves celebrities, dignitaries, civic leaders, volunteers, public officials, alumni and others who support UNCF’s mission of investing in Better Futures® for us all by getting students to and through college.
  • POSTPONED: Birmingham, AL, 2020 Mayor’s Masked Ball – Birmingham, (March 14): Join UNCF Birmingham, corporate sponsors and local businesses, celebrities, dignitaries, civic leaders, volunteers, public officials, alumni and others who support UNCF’s mission of investing in Better Futures® for us all by getting students to and through college at this premier fundraising gala.

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  • POSTPONED: Orlando, FL, 2020 Mayor’s Luncheon, (March 20): Join UNCF Orlando at the 18th annual Mayor’s Luncheon as they help Orlando-area students reach their educational goals. The event’s keynote speaker is Winston Elliott Scott, retired United States Navy Captain and former NASA astronaut.
  • POSTPONED: Columbus, GA, 2020 Mayor’s Masked Ball – Columbus, Georgia (March 21) Join UNCF Atlanta, corporate sponsors and local businesses, celebrities, dignitaries, civic leaders, volunteers, public officials, alumni and others who support UNCF’s mission of investing in Better Futures® for us all by getting students to and through college at the premier fundraising gala.
  • POSTPONED: Spartanburg, SC, 2020 Upstate Women Who Lead, Soul to Sole with HATitude Luncheon (March 28) Join your friends and neighbors for this inaugural event. This signature event is created to celebrate unsung SHEROES in the Upstate area who are exceptional trailblazers. Come for fun and inspiration!
  • Richmond, VA, 2020 UNCF “A Mind Is…” Smooth Jazz Concert Gala (April 17) A major fundraising gala and social event featuring Nick Colionne, and special guest, Jazmin Ghent, raises public awareness and large corporate and individual donations to support deserving students through UNCF.

West

  • POSTPONED: New Orleans, LA, 2020 Mayor’s Masked Ball – New Orleans (March 14) Join New Orlean’s mayor, The Honorable LaToya Cantrell, corporate sponsors and local businesses, celebrities, dignitaries, civic leaders, volunteers, public officials, alumni and others who support UNCF’s mission of investing in Better Futures® for us all by getting students to and through college at the premier fundraising gala.

  • POSTPONED: Los Angeles, CA, 2020 9th Annual Mayor’s Masked Ball – Los Angeles (March 20): Join Mayor Eric Garcetti, leading companies such as Delta Air Lines, and other prominent UNCF supporters, to bring together over 500 local leaders, educators, and advocates to honor those whose commitments to making an impact inspire us all.
  • San Antonio, TX, 2020 Mayor’s Luncheon-San Antonio (May 13): Invest in the annual Mayor’s Luncheon, to help build a community of educated minority students from San Antonio who will become tomorrow’s business leaders, medical professionals, educators and engineers. 

 

Find a UNCF event near you to help raise money and awareness to support our mission!