FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact:
March 23, 2015 Ms. Tope Ganiyah Fajingbesi
UNITED FOR KIDS FOUNDATION TO HOST ITS SECOND DOCUMENTARY PREMIERE & RECEPTION
Your contribution will help 15,000 children in Nigeria go back to school.
ELLICOT CITY, MD- (March 23, 2015) The United For Kids Foundation documentary premiere & reception will showcase the work of the foundation, and its effort to support children from low income families. Click here to view a trailer of the premiere. The event will take place in three different cities as follows:
ü Saturday, April 18th – Roger Carter Center, 3000 Milltowne Drive, Ellicott City MD 6:00 PM– 9:00 PM.
ü Friday, May 8th – The Ensemble Theater, 3535 Main Street, Houston TX
6:00 PM– 9:00 PM.
ü Thursday, June 11th – Terra kulture, Plot 1376, Tiamiyu Savage, Off Ahmadu
Bello Way, Lagos, Nigeria. 6:00 PM– 9:00 PM
The event, which is being held as a fundraiser, will raise money to fund the 2015 UKF Back to School program for 15,000 children and 1,000 teachers and caregivers.
“We are excited to host our current and potential sponsors at these events,” said Tope Fajingbesi, Coordinating Trustee, United for Kids Foundation. “We are not just doing this to raise money to fund our annual back to school campaign for 15,000 children, we are doing this to create a platform for other people to feel the hope and warmth we feel every single day we work with these children that are most often ignored.”
Contributions from donors go far beyond education. It provides services to children in orphanages, state and privately owned hospitals, and other institutions. Since 2002, UKF has reached over 40,000 children.
“It is truly a pleasure planning these events, which are essentially bridges that help us connect two separate worlds,” said Adesuwa Ladoja, Vice Chairperson, United for Kids Foundation. “I am looking forward to seeing everyone in Maryland, Houston and Lagos.”
This family-friendly event will also include:
- Q & A Session
- Speeches from Beneficiaries
- Inspiring stories from the children UKF continues to support
- And an opportunity for children to write letters to kids in Nigeria
To purchase tickets please visit:
About United For Kids Foundation:
United for Kids Foundation (UKF) is a not for profit organization incorporated in the
USA, Nigeria and the United Kingdom established exclusively for charitable and educational activities targeted principally at needy children in Nigeria. Our highly successful programs include an annual ‘Back to School’ project and free libraries in 9 public schools within Lagos Nigeria, which have ensured the 6,000 pupils in these schools not only get the golden opportunity to develop their abilities through reading but also through arts, film-shows, holiday camps and field trips. For more information, visit us at www.unitedforkidsfoundation.org