Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) July 24, 2014
The Los Angeles office of UNCF (the United Negro College Fund) will step out for students at the 32nd annual UNCF Walk for Education on Saturday, August 2, 2014 at Exposition Park (South Menlo and Coliseum). The event is a celebration of education that will bring together community supporters to raise vitally needed funds to help students get to and through college.
Families, teachers and the community at large are invited to participate in the UNCF Walk for Education. Participants can walk or run a 5k course. Members of the community are invited to support UNCF and its students by forming a Walk for Education team or registering as individuals. UNCF is encouraging everyone to register early. Early registration fees are $25 for adults and $15 for students.
A $60 donation will qualify participants for a 2014 UNCF Walk for Education T-shirt and a $25 donation will qualify all students with I.D. for a 2014 UNCF Walk for Education T-shirt.
For more information on the Los Angeles UNCF Walk for Education or for sponsorship packages, please contact UNCF at 213.639.3800, or visit UNCF.org/LAWalk.
WHO: UNCF (United Negro College Fund)
WHAT: 32nd Annual UNCF Walk for Education
WHEN: Saturday, August 2, 2014
7:00 AM – Registration
8:00 AM - Walk
WHERE: Exposition Park; South Menlo and Coliseum
UNCF (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 and college readiness. UNCF institutions and other historically black colleges and universities are highly effective, awarding 20 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. Learn more at http://www.uncf.org.