“A mind is a terrible thing to waste, but a wonderful thing to invest in.”® Why not invest your time or money in better futures for young people in Illinois, Wisconsin and around the country?
UNCF Chicago is here to help you send a student to college and turn his or her life around.
Want to volunteer for a formal event or a noontime luncheon with community leaders? If you’ve got the time and are interested in getting behind UNCF, we’d be very happy to hear from you. Is a child you know looking for the right college? Can you contribute to keeping student aid available and academic programs strong at UNCF-member colleges or universities?
Your investment makes a difference in your community
During an extraordinary night, UNCF Chicago locally celebrated its 75th anniversary March 16 at its Milwaukee UNCF Mayor’s Masked Ball. Raising $300,000 for deserving students and historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs), the event commemorated the founding of the organization by Tuskegee Institute (now Tuskegee University) president Dr. Frederick Douglass Patterson with backing from corporate leaders led by John D. Rockefeller, Jr., and Coca Cola President Robert W. Woodruff. >>Read More