Join UNCF for the New Orleans Walk for Education Oct. 14th

Join UNCF for the New Orleans Walk for Education Oct. 14th

WHAT: More than 2,000 community supporters will lace up for the 30th annual New Orleans UNCF (United Negro College Fund) Walk for Education on Saturday, Oct. 14th. Held at Audubon Park Riverview. This year’s event is a celebration of education that will bring together thousands of community supporters to raise essential funds to assist deserving students get a college education and UNCF’s member schools Dillard and Xavier Universities. WWL-TV’s Thanh Truong and Natalie Shepherd will serve as emcees for a day full of fun, including kids’ activities, health screenings, food and entertainment.


WHAT: UNCF 30TH Annual Walk for Education

WHEN: October 14, 2017, 7:30 a.m.- Registration; 8:00 a.m.- Start time

WHERE: Audubon Park Riverview (The FLY)

         6500 Magazine Street

                New Orleans, LA 70118

Members of the community are encouraged to register or form teams, securing better futures for all of us. For more information or how to donate, visit


About UNCF

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 nearly 20 percent of African American baccalaureate degrees. UNCF awards more than $100 million in scholarships annually and administers more than 400 programs, including scholarship, internship and fellowship, mentoring, summer enrichment, and…

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