2019 Walk for Education - Detroit | UNCF

2019 Walk for Education – Detroit

The UNCF Detroit Walk for Education is a broad-based community fundraising event. You can recruit individuals, family members, friends and co-workers to participate in this non-competitive Walk to raise much-needed funds for UNCF.

Our annual celebration will continue on beautiful Belle Isle. Come out and join us as we walk to help kids get to and through college.

The Sojourner Foundation is sponsoring the car raffle to benefit UNCF.  Tickets are $20.

Choice of:

  • 2019 Chevrolet Camaro LS*
  • 2019 Chevrolet Equinox LS*
  • $20,000 cash prize

*Subject to change

Presented by UNCF Detroit.

Walk Day Activities 

  • Detroit Inter-Alumni Council HBCU College Fair
  • Car Raffle
  • General Motors Vehicle Display
  • Ford Motor Company Vehicle Display
  • Face Painting and Balloon Animals
  • Children’s Games
  • Team Trophy Presentations
  • Mini Massages and Health Screenings
  • Vendor Booths
  • Team Photos
  • DJ and much more
Schedule of Events
Saturday, August 24
8 a.m.


9 a.m.

Program Begins

9:20 a.m.


9:30 a.m.

Step Off!

10:30 a.m.

Finish Line

Belle Isle Park

Belle Isle Park

We will work our bodies with the 5K (3.1 mile) walk around beautiful Belle Isle and refresh our spirit with family, friends and conversation on a beautiful summer day.

Visit the venue’s website for directions and information.

Sponsorship Opportunities

Sponsorship opportunities are available.

Contact Patrice M. Neal, patrice.neal@uncf.org, development director, at 313.873.1500, ext. 1502.

Support a Team!

Sign up as an individual walker or runner on-site the day of the event.  Log in and keep track of your team’s progress, donate to a team, and get more information.