Join us in pursuit of our mission on November 12 at 7:00 p.m. VIRTUALLY. The evening promises a keynote address from Dr. Shantel Meek, entertainment, silent auction and award celebration. 

Dr. Meek is a professor of practice at T. Denny School of Social and Family Dynamics, Arizona State University. She is the Founding Director of the Children’s Equity Project, a multi-university initiative that aims to close opportunity gaps between children from historically marginalized communities and their peers. She also served on the White House administration as a Senior Policy Advisor for Early Childhood Development at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) and as a Senior Policy Advisor for Education in the Domestic Policy Council at the White House.

The Champions Who Embodies One or More of U4C’s Core Values

We are honored to present the following awards. These champions are working tirelessly to advance our mission of ensuring all children have equitable educational and developmental opportunities.

Community Champion Award
Dr. Jason Purnell

Childcare Provider Champion Award 
Denise Carter

Supporting Funder Champion Award 
Gene & Joan Slay Charitable Foundation

Community Partner Champion Award
First Step to Equity Collaborative

Beth Csengody
Wells Fargo, Vice President, Diverse Client Segment Lead: Women’s Segment
 

Desiree Coleman
Wells Fargo, Vice President, Diverse Client Segments
 

Lisa Greening
Turn the Page STL, Project Manager

Gary Parker
Brown School at Washington University in St. Louis, Associate Dean for External Affairs and Director of the Clark-Fox Policy Institute

Mark Minden
Electric Cab of North America, Vice President of Emerging Markets

Zach Joiner
Archford Capital, Wealth Management Advisor 

Jazzmine Nolan
Marie Management
 

Steven Perkinson
United 4 Children Board Member 

Adella Jones
Centene Corporation, Senior Director of Messaging

Interested in being a sponsor? Email Stephanie LaFleur at lafleurs@united4children.org

$50,000

Benefits:

  • 30 tickets
  • Two minute pre-recorded presentation to guests at event
  • VIP swag
  • Naming rights to signature cocktail 
  • Recognition in an attendee gift bag
  • Logo on every PowerPoint slide, and, print & digital collateral, 
  • Presentation of signature award
  • Logo recognition in program
  • Partnering recognition on all collateral
  • Recognition on digital “stage”, presentation, media & news features
  • Recognition with live link on website

$25,000

Benefits:

  • 20 tickets
  • Official “Auction” sponsor (silent auction launches online two weeks in advance of event)
  • VIP swag
  • Recognition in attendee gift bag
  • Presentation of one award
  • Logo recognition in program
  • Logo on all print & digital collateral
  • Advertising in Program
  • Recognition on digital “stage”, presentation, media & news features
  • Recognition with live link on website

$10,000

Benefits:

  • 15 tickets
  • VIP Swag Sponsor
  • Logo recognition in program
  • Presentation of one award
  • Logo on select print & digital collateral
  • Advertising in Program 
  • Recognition in attendee gift bag
  • Recognition on digital “stage” and presentation
  • Recognition on website

$5,000

Benefits:

  • 10 tickets
  • Official Tech, Entertainment, or Swag Sponsor
  • Logo on select print & digital collateral
  • Recognition in attendee gift bag
  • Recognition in presentation
  • Recognition on website

$2,500

Benefits:

  • 10 tickets
  • Recognition in presentation
  • Recognition on website

GOLD LIGHT

GLOWING LIGHT

VIP

Recognition

Sam and Marilyn Fox Family Foundation