CHICAGO, ILHBCU Campaign Fund (HCF) Division of Alumni Relations and Development announces that it will kick off a three-month long “I Love My HBCU” campaign on Thursday, March 14, 2019, through Friday, June, 14, 2019. Sampled by the Thurgood Marshall Fund and Prairie View A&M University, I Love My HBCU Month was created to encourage alumni and friends of Historically Black Colleges and Universities to give to their Universities as a way of demonstrating their affinity. HCF is initiating its campaign in March each year, which will identify alumni ambassadors who can speak on their HBCU experience, why they love their HBCU, and encourage others to donate to their HBCU or HCF during the campaign months.

“The Division of Alumni Relations and Development is resuming its goal to generate over a minimum of $15,000 during the three months into HBCUs and hopefully $10,000 to HCF alone to assist our nation jewels and increase alumni giving,” said Demetrius Johnson, Jr., President and CEO, Founder at HBCU Campaign Fund. “We are asking all HBCU alums to make a minimum gift of the founding year of their HBCU alma mater which is commemorative of the year that their University was established. If several individuals donate that amount to their HBCU, that will surpass our minimum set-goal and assist student success. HCF is also spotlighting those alums who give on our social media in appreciation of their contribution, but also encouraging others to participate.”

Alumni’s who participate in this campaign will be highlighted on HCF’s website and social media platforms, speaking on their HBCU experience, why they love their institution, and encouraging others to make a donation. When posting on social media, the official hashtag is #HCFILoveMyHBCU. Before participants are highlighted, they must submit a physical donation or contribution receipt in pdf or jpeg format as proof showing that they have donated to their HBCU dated between March 14, 2019, and June 14, 2019 or either have donated to HCF. Email receipts are accepted. Monies generated in this campaign goes to the Universities Foundation/Institutional Advancement offices, HCF Scholarship Fund, or HCF’s Unrestricted Fund that serves the organization. The unrestricted fund at HCF allows flexibility to make an immediate impact on the organization needs in its advocacy and aid for HBCU and PB institutions at any moment. HCF ultimate hope is that alumni enroll in recurring gift programs at their HBCUs.

Incentives and gifts are plan to be available to donors who participate in the campaign from HCF. Everyone who donates will receive an HCF “I Love My HBCU” button. Those who gift $50 to the campaign will receive a limited edition “I Love My HBCU” pendant. Contributions of $100 or more will receive a HCF “I Love My HBCU” pendant, button, and t-shirt with the name of their HBCU on the back.

Those who are interested in participating can visit the “I Love My HBCU” campaign page at www.hbcucampaignfund.org/divisions/alumnirelations/ilovemyhbcu to complete the spotlight form.

For further questions, contact HCF at 773-988-2106 or via email at support@hbcucampaignfund.org.

CHICAGO, IL – HBCU Campaign Fund’s (HCF) Division of Alumni Affairs announced that it will kick off a three-month long “I Love My HBCU” campaign on Wednesday, March 14, 2018, and ending June 14, 2018. Sampled by the Thurgood Marshall College Fund and Prairie View A&M University, I Love My HBCU Month was created to encourage alumni and friends of Historically Black Colleges and Universities to give to their Universities as a way of demonstrating their affinity. HCF is initiating its campaign in March 2018 which will identify alumni ambassadors who can speak on their HBCU experience, why they love their HBCU and encourage others to donate to their HBCU or HCF during the campaign months.

“Our goal during the three months to generate over a minimum amount of $15,000 into HBCUs and hopefully 5,000 to HCF alone in assisting our nation HBCU’s,” said Demetrius Johnson Jr., President and CEO, Founder. “We are asking alums to make a minimum gift of the founding year of your HBCU which is commemorative of the year your university was established.”

Alumni who participate in this campaign will be highlighted on HCF’s website and social media platforms, speaking on their HBCU experience, why they love their HBCU and encouraging others to donate. When posting on social media, the official hashtag is #HCFILoveMyHBCU. Before participants are highlighted, they must submit a physical donation or contribution receipt in pdf as proof showing that they have donated to their HBCU dated between March 14, 2018, and June 14, 2018, or have donated to HCF. Monies received in this campaign will go to their HBCU Foundation Funds or HCF unrestricted fund that serves the Organization. The unrestricted fund allows flexibility to make an immediate impact on the organization needs in its advocacy and aid for HBCUs and PB institutions at that moment. HCF hopes that alumni will enroll in recurring gift program for their HBCU.

“I hope that this benefits our efforts in advocating for HBCUs and that alumni take the average in giving back to their HBCUs,” said Demetrius. “We also looking to take advantage to sustain recruitment during this campaign as we’ve asked alumni to give future college-seekers advice in their spotlights.”

Incentives and gifts will be available to donors who participate in this campaign from HCF. Everyone who donates will receive an HCF “I Love My HBCU” button. Those who gift $50 to the campaign will receive a limited edition “I Love My HBCU” pendant. Contributions of $100 or more will receive a pendant, HCF “I Love My HBCU” button, and an “I Love My HBCU” t-shirt with the name of their HBCU on the back.

Alumni who are interested in participating in the spotlight can visit HCF Division of Alumni Affair’s “I Love My HBCU” campaign page at www.hbcucampaignfund.org/divisions/alumniaffairs/ilovemyhbcu to fill out the application.

For further questions or concerns, contact HCF via email at support@hbcucampaignfund.org or by phone at 773.988.2106.

CHICAGO, IL – HBCU Campaign Fund (HCF) is excited in announcing its first fundraising campaign of the year, “10 Days of Giving” beginning February 10 through February 19, 2018, in meeting a goal of $5,000 in supporting students and HBCU institutions through our mission.

Join us in HBCU Campaigning for HBCU education with providing students and HBCU institutions with the financial needs in enabling the economic sustainability of the preparation and academic demands needed currently in succeeding academically. Also, assisting HCF through its mission and advocacy in continuing to serve as a supportive backbone organization for students and HBCUs with impacting initiative programs.

You can make a gift via the following ways:

1. By visiting HCF’s 10 Days of Giving page on its website here: http://bit.ly/10-days-of-giving.
2. Via Cash App (Send to $HBCUCampaignFund)
3. Via Paypal.Me: https://www.paypal.me/HBCUCampaignFund.
4. Via HBCU Campaign Fund Official Facebook Page and clicking “10 Days of Giving.”
5. Via mail to the following address:

HBCU Campaign Fund
12558 S. Princeton Ave
Chicago, IL 60628

Your support in the fight among our mission and advocacy is very much grateful and appreciative, forevermore. Thank you so much for your warm vigorous support of HCF and HBCU campaigning with us!

#HCF10DaysofGiving

ABOUT HBCU CAMPAIGN FUND

HBCU Campaign Fund (HCF) is a non-profit that was founded through the vision and as the brain child of Demetrius Johnson, Jr., that is nation-wide and serves on its mission to supporting the significance and campaign to raise funds for student scholarships and services at HBCUs and PBIs. HCF serves as advocates for students, alumni and HBCU/PBI institutions.

HCF was founded in 2012 and works to display the positivity and awareness of HBCU and PBI institutions while assisting in maintaining the enthusiasm and interest of making an HBCU one of the top choices of today college-seeking students. HCF serves through five (7) divisions: research and innovation, recruitment, social affairs, alumni affairs, historical records, communications, and development and work in those areas to assist students, alumni and HBCU/PBI institutions in many ways possible.

For more information about HCF, its mission or to make a donation, visit its website at www.hbcucampaignfund.org.