Thursday, June 28, 2012

Largest Black Philanthropy Program in St. Louis Hosts 2012 Campaign Kickoff



United Way’s African American Leadership Society is the number one philanthropic program for African-Americans in the St. Louis metropolitan area

St. Louis, MO - The United Way of Greater St. Louis’ African American Leadership/Charmaine Chapman Society, a philanthropic program for African-Americans in the St. Louis metropolitan area, will kick off its annual campaign on Friday, June 29th from 5:30 to 7:30 pm at the City Museum. The 2012 Society co-chairs are Brenda and Maurice Newberry.

The Society was founded by Dr. Donald Suggs, publisher of the St. Louis American in 1994, and according to its website, is now the #1 philanthropic program for African Americans in the St. Louis region and throughout the country. It has raised $22 million dollars since its inception, with over 850 individuals who support the program annually.

For more on the upcoming event and to register, visit here and visit the Society's website here.

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