2017 UNCF Walk for Education - Los Angeles

 

Please join us for the UNCF Los Angeles 34th Annual Walk for Education to help raise money to send students to and through college. Our Walk for Education includes a fun-filled day with exciting festivities! In addition to a 5K walk, there will be a kid's zone for younger children to enjoy, a vendor village with local businesses, college information, health screenings, musical performances, delicious food and fun. This is a community event for the whole family. You can start gathering your family, friends and co-workers now who will be on your fundraising team.  Prizes and awards will be given to the top-fundraising individuals and teams. 

Registration is FREE!

 

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Upcoming UNCF Los Angeles Events 

  • Giving Tuesday Campaign – November 2017 
  • 26th Anniversary Martin Luther King, Jr., Birthday Celebration – January 2018 
  • 7th Annual Mayor’s Masked Ball – February 2018 
  • Black History Month Campaign – February 2018
Schedule of Events
Saturday, September 30
 
8:30 a.m.

Registration/Check-in; Kids Zone and Vendor Village Opens

9:30 a.m.

Ceremony Begins

9:50 a.m.

Warm-up

10 a.m.

Run/Walk starts

11 a.m.

Awards/Entertainment/Music

12:30 p.m.

Event ends

Take a Walk in the Park
Leimert Park Village

Leimert Park Village

Visit the venue website for directions and information.

Sponsorship and Vendor Village

Do you have a business and/or organization and want to be a part of the vendor village? Download the formand sign up today.  

What’s included:

UNCF Los Angeles will provide a tent, table and two chairs for each registered vendor. All other items to be provided by vendor. Vendors should be completely set up in their booth/space by 8:30 am.

Fee: 

  • $500 for commercial business vendor 
  • $300 for non-profit organizations

To register for vendor village, please complete the vendor application and return it to:

Karika Thompson (karika.thompson@uncf.org), development director, UNCF Los Angeles
T  213 639 3800
F  213 389 9891



Sponsorship opportunities are available. Download the sponsorship package here.

PRESENTING SPONSOR $25,000 

  • Title sponsor of the Walk for Education 
  • Company representatives invited to serve as chair/co-chair of UNCF Walk for Education 
  • Logo featured on point-of-sale decals, displays and posters throughout Los Angeles county 
  • Banner placement at start/finish line, on stage and VIP/media tent 
  • Speaking opportunity on Walk day 
  • Company logo displayed in Walk for Education print advertisements and materials distributed to walkers 
  • Speaking opportunity at Walk for Education kick-off event and post-walk celebration event 
  • Company water station on Walk day 
  • Sponsor booth on Walk day to distribute giveaways and provide company/products/services information 
  • Corporate logo on Walk for Education t-shirts, posters and brochures 
  • Inclusion of company name in official Walk for Education press releases 
  • Company logo on Walk for Education website and included in all e-communications and social media outreach 
  • Company logo on Walk for Education sponsor banner displayed on Walk day 
  • Recognition at Walk for Education kick-off party and post-walk celebration event 
  • Eight invitations to the VIP breakfast, conducted the morning of Walk day 

DOCTORATE SPONSOR $15,000 

  • Speaking opportunity on Walk day 
  • Company logo displayed in Walk for Education print advertisements 
  • Speaking opportunity at Walk for Education kick-off event and post-walk celebration event 
  • Corporate logo on marketing materials distributed to walkers 
  • Company water station on Walk day 
  • Sponsor booth on Walk Day to distribute giveaways and provide company/products/services information 
  • Corporate logo on Walk for Education t-shirts, posters and brochures 
  • Inclusion of company name in official Walk for Education press releases 
  • Company logo on Walk for Education website and included in all e-communications and social media outreach 
  • Company logo on Walk for Education sponsor banner displayed on Walk day 
  • Recognition at Walk for Education kick-off party and post-walk celebration event 
  • Four invitations to the VIP breakfast, conducted the morning of Walk day 

MASTER’S SPONSOR $10,000 

  • Corporate logo on Walk for Education t-shirts, posters and brochures 
  • Inclusion of company name in official Walk for Education press releases 
  • Company logo on Walk for Education website and included in all e-communications and social media outreach 
  • Company logo on Walk for Education sponsor banner displayed on Walk day 
  • Recognition at Walk for Education kick-off party and post-walk celebration event 
  • Two invitations to the VIP breakfast, conducted the morning of Walk day 

BACHELOR’S SPONSOR $5,000 

  • Company logo on Walk for Education t-shirts, posters, brochures, website 
  • Company logo on Walk for Education sponsor banner displayed on Walk day 
  • Recognition at Walk for Education kick-off party and post-walk celebration event 

ADDITIONAL SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITIES 

REGISTRATION/CHECK-IN TENT HOST $15,000 

Make a great first impression to the UNCF Walk for Education participants by hosting the registration/check-in area. When walkers first enter the venue in the morning, they are all directed to the registration/check-in area. Sponsor recognition as the registration/check-in host includes: 

  • Exclusive title sponsor of registration/check-in tent 
  • Three company banners and company balloons within the registration/check-in area 
  • Company logo on all registration/check-in area signs/signage 
  • Opportunity to outfit volunteers in branded accessories (such as hats) with your company’s logo 
  • Opportunity to have members of your company volunteer as a group in company gear at check-in area 
  • Corporate logo on registration materials distributed to walkers 
  • Corporate logo on Walk for Education t-shirts, posters and brochures 
  • Company logo on Walk for Education website and included in all e-communications and social media outreach 
  • Company logo on Walk for Education sponsor banner displayed on Walk day 
  • Recognition at Walk for Education kick-off party and post-walk celebration event 
  • Four invitations to the VIP breakfast, conducted the morning of Walk day 

VIP BREAKFAST HOST $15,000 

Prior to the opening ceremony, a VIP breakfast is held for top fundraisers, sponsors, elected officials, and celebrities. As the VIP breakfast host, your organization will play a major role in the experience of our most high-profile supporters. Sponsor recognition as the VIP breakfast host includes: 

  • Exclusive title sponsor of VIP breakfast 
  • Three company banners and company balloons within the VIP breakfast 
  • Company logo on all VIP breakfast invitations, RSVP forms and e-communications 
  • Opportunity for a representative from your organization speak at the VIP breakfast 
  • Corporate logo on registration materials distributed to walkers 
  • Corporate logo on Walk for Education t-shirts, posters and brochures 
  • Company logo on Walk for Education website and included in all e-communications and social media outreach 
  • Company logo on Walk for Education sponsor banner displayed on Walk day 
  • Recognition at Walk for Education kick-off party and post-walk celebration event 
  • Eight invitations to the VIP breakfast, conducted the morning of Walk day 

FINISH LINE HOST $15,000 

Make a lasting impression with UNCF Walk for Education participants by hosting the finish line. When walkers cross the finish line, they will see your company’s name/logo. Sponsor recognition as the finish line host includes: 

  • Exclusive title sponsor of finish line 
  • Three company banners and company balloons at finish line 
  • Company logo on all finish line signs/signage 
  • Opportunity to outfit volunteers in branded accessories (such as t-shirts, hats) with your company’s logo and hand out branded items to walkers as they cross the finish line 
  • Company name on UNCF Walk for Education Certificate of Completion
  • ​Corporate logo on Walk for Education t-shirts, posters and brochures 
  • Company logo on Walk for Education website and included in all e-communications and social media outreach 
  • Company logo on Walk for Education sponsor banner displayed on Walk day 
  • Recognition at Walk for Education kick-off party and post-walk celebration event 
  • Four invitations to the VIP breakfast, conducted the morning of Walk day
Registration Info

Registration is FREE! Register, make a personal gift, solicit donations and attend the event. Registered participants who donate/raise $100 or more will be eligible for a commemorative Walk t-shirt and other prizes.

Incentives and What You Need to Know

 

WHAT SHOULD I BRING?
Bring any completed walker donation form and walker collection envelope containing any checks and cash donations. We encourage you not to hold on to donations but to mail them to the UNCF Los Angeles office as you collect them. 

WHAT DO I WEAR?
The Walk is outdoors. Dress casually with comfortable shoes to complete the distance of your Walk. Make sure to check weather reports on the day of your Walk to dress appropriately. 

 

Individual Incentives: Amount Raised and Prizes
 

  • $100:  T-shirt* 
  • $101-$500:  grocery canvas bag
  • $501-$1,000:  UNCF cell phone portable charger
  • $1,001-$2,500:  UNCF drink tumbler
  • $2,501-$5,000: fitness tracker
  • $5,001-$9,999:  2 VIP tickets MMB
  • $10,000 or more:  Apple iPod

 
* t-shirt is included with all prizes 

Rain or Shine—We Walk!