DALLAS– The North Texas area office of UNCF–the United Negro College Fund–the nation’s largest and most effective minority education organization, will host its 14th annual Red, Hot & Snazzy benefit gala on Saturday, Feb. 23 at 6 p.m. at the Sheraton Hotel in downtown Dallas. The elegant affair will include a reception, red carpet arrivals, silent and live auctions, seated dinner, dancing and a live concert performance by popular R&B legends The Ohio Players. UNCF’s Excellence in Education award will be presented to Alliance Data for their dedication to education.
A signature DFW metroplex event, the Red, Hot & Snazzy Gala benefits UNCF’s Texas based member institutions and scholarships for low income students. Annually, UNCF supports 60,000 students at 900 U.S. colleges and universities. In addition to raising funds for scholarships, proceeds provide vital financial support for UNCF’s member colleges & universities. that will help them continue to play a critical role in our communities.
“These students are our future. We are very grateful to those who’ve invested in UNCF’s higher education mission by sponsoring our gala,” said UNCF’s Area Development Director Diane Stephenson. “Funds raised will help our colleges continue to play a critical role in our communities” she added.
Reserved tables for 10 are $2,500 and individual tickets are $200. To purchase tables, tickets or to make a donation, please contact the Dallas office of UNCF at 972-234-1007.