Thurgood Marshall College Fund Secures Over $2.5 Million in Support For HBCU Student Scholarships And Programming With Virtual Homecoming Celebration

#RISE HC2K20 Included Appearances By 2 Chainz, Lil Baby, T.I, Shaquille O’Neal and Deion Sanders

Washington, DC, Oct. 27, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Thurgood Marshall College Fund (TMCF), a national organization providing support to publicly-supported Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) and Predominantly Black Institutions (PBIs), celebrated the longstanding legacy of HBCUs Homecoming with #RISE HC2K20, a virtual concert and fundraiser.

“It was wonderful to see the entire HBCU community come together to celebrate our schools and the students who attend them,” said Harry L. Williams, President & CEO of TMCF.  “We were able to pivot to the virtual space to keep our Homecoming traditions alive, while also raising awareness and financial support for the important work that we do.” 

In response to COVID-19, Thurgood Marshall College Fund (TMCF) canceled its annual Anniversary Award Gala, the largest fundraiser for the organization. Pivoting to a virtual Homecoming celebration, TMCF provided

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