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3rd Annual UNCF 5K Walk/Run for Education

$7,591

 

76% Raised of $10,000 Goal

3rd Annual UNCF 5K Walk/Run for Education Photo
3rd Annual UNCF 5K Walk/Run for Education Photo
3rd Annual UNCF 5K Walk/Run for Education Photo
3rd Annual UNCF 5K Walk/Run for Education Photo
3rd Annual UNCF 5K Walk/Run for Education Photo
3rd Annual UNCF 5K Walk/Run for Education Photo
3rd Annual UNCF 5K Walk/Run for Education Photo
3rd Annual UNCF 5K Walk/Run for Education Photo
3rd Annual UNCF 5K Walk/Run for Education Photo
3rd Annual UNCF 5K Walk/Run for Education Photo
3rd Annual UNCF 5K Walk/Run for Education Photo
3rd Annual UNCF 5K Walk/Run for Education Photo

The Story

EVENT DATE: Aug 19, 2017

DEADLINE TO GIVE: Sep 01, 2017

FUNDRAISER SET UP DEADLINE: Aug 11, 2017

3rd Annual UNCF 5K Walk/Run for Education

Saturday, August 19, 2017

Time: 7:30am - 12pm

Location: ​ ​Cleveland Metroparks, North Chagrin Reservation - Strawberry Picnic Area, Buttermilk Falls Pkwy, Willoughby Hills, OH 44094 (rain or shine)

Registration: $25.00/Early Bird – $30/General – $30/Onsite

Online Registration is now CLOSED. See you bright and early at 7:30am for Onsite Registration.

Audience: General Public - Family-Friendly Event

 

Volunteer Opportunities

Downloadable Forms (Team Handbook, Pledge Form, Mail-in Registration, Sponsorship)

 

Description: Come and join UNCF supporters, alumni and friends at the North Chagrin Reservation - Strawberry Picnic Area as supporters walk or run a 5K to help students get to and through college. Alumni Chapters, Corporate teams, fraternities, sororities, groups, churches, organizations and individuals who participate realize that "a mind is a terrible thing to waste, but a wonderful thing to invest in."® UNCF currently supports over 500 UNCF students and scholarship recipients from the Northeast Ohio area.

 

Awards: Awards will be provided to the top overall male and top overall female runners. Team and individual fundraising challenges.

 

Other: Custom race t-shirt (for paid participants), race warm-up activity, pre/post-race entertainment, refreshments/beverage, and posted race results online.

 

Several teams have accepted the challenge of raising money for the 3rd Annual UNCF 5K Walk/Run for Education. This cause is important because it will make education accessible to everyone by eliminating financial barriers for deserving students by providing much needed college scholarships.

With your support, we can do better. You can help to increase the number of scholarships given out by making a donation toward a team's walk goal.

 

Making a secure, safe, online tax-deductible donation is faster and easier than you think. By simply clicking the orange DONATE tab or a TEAM image below. BY choosing a team, that team will receive credit for the donation. Your contribution will take less than five minutes to complete. If you prefer, you can also mail in your gift to the address listed below.

 

Whatever you can give will help - it all adds up!  We greatly appreciate your support and continue to check this page to check the progress of your team. No gift is too small as we are appreciative of anything that you may want to give to support.

 

Thank you for your time and remember, A Mind is A Terrible Thing to Waste, but A Wonderful thing to Invest In.

 

Sincerely,
Cleveland Council of Black Colleges Alumni Association

and the Northern Ohio Inter-Alumni Council/UNCF

 

To make a donation by check:
Make all checks payable to: UNCF
Memo: Please include the team you’re supporting
United Negro College Fund, Inc. 
25800 Science Park, Suite 120 
Beachwood, OH 44122

Team Organizer's Photo

Team Star (Bijou Star)

Amount Raised:

$640

Team Organizer's Photo

Tam's Super Crew

Amount Raised:

$680

Team Organizer's Photo

B-CU Wildcats

Amount Raised:

$425

Team Organizer's Photo

Val's Krewe

Amount Raised:

$250

Team Organizer's Photo

NCBF for UNCF

Amount Raised:

$657

Team Organizer's Photo

GOLD&GREEN 1856

Amount Raised:

$205

Team Organizer's Photo

Bison in Cleveland

Amount Raised:

$120

Team Organizer's Photo

December Birthday Club

Amount Raised:

$150

Team Organizer's Photo

BTFBandits

Amount Raised:

$50

Team Organizer's Photo

Soaring Eagles of Tougaloo

Amount Raised:

$177