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2017 1st Annual 5K Walk/Run for Education - Boston - Saturday, Oct 14

UNCF Boston, in partnership with The Young People's Project, will host their 1st annual 5K Walk/Run for Education. This event will raise funds for local college-bound students and provides support for community-based STEM educational programming aimed at preparing students from all backgrounds for success in college and STEM educational career pathways.

All proceeds will support the programs of UNCF Boston and The Young People’s Project.

Corporate teams, fraternities, sororities, groups, faith-based entities, organizations, current college students, local and HBCU alumni and individuals are encouraged to participate and realize the importance of giving back.

UNCF Boston and YPP share the vision that "A mind is a terrible thing to waste"®and that together we can "Build Communities That Count."

UNCF hosting 2017 Boston Walk for Education October 14


WHO: UNCF(United Negro College Fund) and (YPP) The Young People’s Project

WHEN: 7:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m., Saturday, October 14

WHERE:  Franklin Park

1 Franklin Park Road, Dorchester, MA

INFO: The community is encouraged to participate to help inspire and empower the next generation of leaders. To register or for more information, please visit

Follow this event on social media:  #LaceUp4UNCF @UNCFBostonArea

About UNCF

UNCF (United Negro College Fund) is the nation’s largest and most effective minority education organization. To serve youth, the community and the nation, UNCF supports students’ education and development through scholarships and other programs, strengthens its 37 member colleges and universities, and advocates for the importance of minority education and college readiness. UNCF institutions and other historically black colleges and universities are highly effective, awarding nearly 20 percent of African American baccalaureate degrees. UNCF awards more than $100 million in scholarships annually and administers more than 400 programs, including scholarship, internship and fellowship, mentoring, summer enrichment, and curriculum and faculty development programs. Today, UNCF supports more than 60,000 students at more than 1,100 colleges and universities across the country. Its logo features the UNCF torch of leadership in education and its widely recognized motto, “A mind is a terrible thing to waste.”® Learn more at, or for continuous updates and news, follow UNCF on Twitter at @UNCF


October 14, 2017
7:00 am - 11:00 am
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Franklin Park
1 Franklin Park Road
Boston, MA 02121 United States
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