CHICAGO, IL – Every year, on Tuesday after Cyber Monday the HBCU Campaign Fund (HCF) participates in Giving Tuesday, a global day of giving that harness the collective power of individuals, communicates and organizations to encourage philanthropy and celebrates generosity worldwide.

Giving Tuesday is held annually on the Tuesday after Thanksgiving (in the U.S.) and widely recognized shopping events Black Friday and Cyber Monday to kick-off the holiday giving season and inspire people to collaborate in improving their local communities and to give back in impactful ways to the charities and cause they support.

HCF, a non-profit based in Chicago that is mission to support the significance and campaign in raising funds for student scholarships and services at Historically Black Colleges and Universities has joined the global day in seeking your contributions in support of HBCU education and HBCU. HCF President and CEO Demetrius Johnson, Jr., invites you to support students, HBCU’s and HCF on this day through a statement below.

Leading up to #GivingTuesday, you can join the movement by posting a #Unselfie on social media or speak about why you support HCF as a HBCU supportive organization and using the campaign hashtag #HCFGivingTuesday. You may also share the #GivingTuesday flyers (pictured below).

There are also other ways that you can get involved to assist and support the mission of HCF. You may register to become a volunteer with HCF on the website and join the campaign for HBCU’s.

 

Higher education can be the debt of student in accomplishing their goals and dreams. In order to fulfill our mission at HCF and make a difference, campaign for student and HBCU’s is vital. We are inquiring your support and we hope that you consider HCF this #GivingTuesday.

For more information about #GivingTuesday and HCF, visit www.hbcucampaignfund.org/givingtuesday.

 

CHICAGO, IL – HBCU Campaign Fund (HCF) has joined #GivingTuesday, a global day of giving that harnesses the collective power of individuals, communities and organizations to encourage philanthropy and to celebrate generosity worldwide.

Giving Tuesday is held annually on the Tuesday after Thanksgiving (in the U.S.) and the widely recognized shopping events Black Friday and Cyber Monday to kick-off the holiday giving season and inspire people to collaborate in improving their local communities and to give back in impactful ways to the charities and cause they support.

HCF, a non-profit based in Chicago that is mission to supporting the significance and campaign to raising funds for student scholarships and services at Historically Black Colleges and Universities has joined the global day in seeking your aid in supporting HBCU education. HCF President Demetrius Johnson Jr., cordially invites you to support students, HBCU’s and HCF on this day.

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Leading up to #GivingTuesday, you can join the movement by posting a #unselfie on social media or talk about why you support HCF as a HBCU supportive organization and using our campaign hashtag #HCFGivingTuesday. You may also share our #GivingTuesday flyers (pictured below).

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As stated in HCF President Johnson’s letter, you can also get involve and support HCF’s #GivingTuesday campaign by visiting www.hbcucampaignfund.org/donate and contribute to one of the following: The HCF HBCU General Scholarship, an Initiative Project, or the HBCU Campaign Fund organization. You may register on our website to become a volunteer with HCF and assist us in displaying the significance of HBCU’s.

Higher education can be the debt of students to accomplishing their dreams and in order to fulfill our mission in making a difference and campaigning for students and HBCU’s, we are inquiring your support of HCF. We hope to see your support this #GivingTuesday!

For more information about HCF and its #GivingTuesday campaign, e-mail support@hbcucampaignfund.org.

 

 

 

HCF President and Founder Demetrius Johnson Jr., with Miss University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff Ashleigh Tate during her coronation on Wednesday, October 12, 2016.

HBCU Campaign Fund (HCF) President and Founder Demetrius Johnson Jr., attended the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff’s homecoming last week to present a traditional gift to the Miss University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff organization.

This year’s crowned queen is Ashleigh Tate, a Pine Bluff, Arkansas native senior at the university majoring in Education Middle School. She was officially crowned during her coronation on Wednesday, October 12th. During the coronation ceremony, HCF President presented the traditional HCF Miss UAPB sweatshirt which is white with HCF logo in the front, her first initial, last name and reigning number on the back in black and gold (pictured below). Each year, HCF will present this gift to the reigning Miss UAPB and her organization.

Again, the board of directors, committee members and staff at HBCU Campaign Fund congratulates Ashleigh Tate, thee 87th Miss UAPB and Royal Court on their coronation ceremony and for representing HBCU Royalty.

If you would like to assist with the efforts of HCF in supporting HBCU education such as funding the Miss UAPB sweatshirt, student scholarships, services at HBCU’s and the operations of HCF,  you may do so by giving a donation on our website here.

About HBCU Campaign Fund

HBCU Campaign Fund (HCF) is a non-profit organization based out of Chicago, that is nation-wide and mission to supporting the significance and campaign to raise funds for student scholarships and services at HBCU’s. HCF serves as advocates for students, alumni and HBCU/Predominately Black institutions.

HCF was founded in 2012 and works to display the positivity of HBCU’s and assist in maintaining the enthusiasm and interest of making an HBCU one of the top choices of today for college-seeking students. HCF is divided into five (5) divisions: recruitment, social affairs, alumni affairs, historical records and development and works in those areas to assist students, alumni and HBCU’s.

For more information about HCF and its mission, visit its website at www.hbcucampaignfund.org.