Mayor’s Masked Ball draws hundreds to Birmingham’s United Negro College Fund gala

Mayor’s Masked Ball draws hundreds to Birmingham’s United Negro College Fund gala
The Mayor's Masked Ball is an annual gala which raises funds and awareness for the United Negro College Fund (UNCF). There are seven colleges in the Birmingham area which are UNCF member organizations. (Photo courtesy of The Birmingham Times)

The 2018 Birmingham Mayor’s Masked Ball drew hundreds of attendees to the area’s premier United Negro College Fund gala on Feb. 24 at the Sheraton Birmingham Hotel Ballroom.

Mayor Randall Woodfin, U.S. Sen. Doug Jones and dozens of elected officials and business, community and civic leaders were among those at the major social event, which raises public awareness and corporate and individual donations to support deserving students through the UNCF.

Seven member institutions are located in the Birmingham region:

Also filling the ballroom for the gala were volunteers, alumni and others who support UNCF’s mission of investing in better futures for all by getting students to and through college.

 *Reprinted with permission from The Birmingham TImes.

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