Giving Black Day Friendraiser

Giving Black Day Friendraiser

Six Baltimore-based nonprofits joined forces to celebrate #GivingBlackDay at Sangria Patio Bar.

Mentoring Mentors, The Be. Org, Akoben Foundation, Many Hats One Crown, NEW Fit Kids and I AM MENtality had tables set up around Sangria, where dozens of potential and current supporters could learn more about each organization.

Pictured (LtoR) Rachel Lewis, Mentoring Mentors co-founder; Alphonso Mayo, Mentoring Mentors founder; Darren Rogers, I AM MENtality founder; and Brittany Harris, Many Hats One Crown founder

Pictured (LtoR) Ryan Turner, Akoben Foundation executive director; “DJ Prince,” OVO Sound dj/producer; Tonee Lawson, The Be. Org executive director; and LaTeri McFadden, The Be. Org board chair

Pictured (LtoR) Amani Coker-Warren, Promise Heights community school coordinator; and Selima Jumarali, UMBC human services psychology PhD student

Pictured (LtoR) Anthony Harris, I AM MENtality mentor; and Michael Jackson, A Little Faith Accounting & Tax Services accountant/I AM MENtality mentor

Pictured (LtoR) Natasha Murphy, Black Girls Vote director of advocacy; and Patricia Watson, Hood Adjacent Tees owner

Pictured (LtoR) Jason Ashe, UMBC psychology PhD student; and Jaquan Moore, Northrop Grumman software engineer

Pictured (LtoR) Imani West, Johns Hopkins Urban Health Institute communications & marketing associate; and Rebkha Atnafou, Johns Hopkins Urban Health Institute Bunting Neighborhood Leadership Program director

Pictured (LtoR) Jade Mills, Baltimore area marketing analyst; and Matthew Vialva, Morgan State University School of Social Work assistant director (August 28, 2018 – Sangria Patio Bar)


Sloane Brown

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