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The Joyce-Gillespie-Harrington Educational and Charitable Foundation increases opportunities for achievement for African-American males through scholarships, mentoring, and charitable services.

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Saturday, May 1, 2021

Due to the impacts on COVID-19 on our nation and community, the JGH 2020 Black and Gold Scholarship Ball scheduled for September 19, 2020, has been rescheduled for May 1, 2021.

This decision was made to ensure the health and safety of each of our guests, scholarship winners, and members of our organization as we continue to confront this pandemic. 

However, we still need your support.  Advancing education opportunity remains a priority for JGH in 2020 as it has in the previous 40 years.  Although we will not have a scholarship ball in 2020, the foundation will still award ten Jewel scholarships totaling $20,000. We ask that you consider donating to the foundation to help us support deserving college-bound students. 

We are continuing to solicit corporate and individual donations to support our 2020 Jewel Scholarship Recipients. You can donate here on the website.

Thank you for continued support!  We look forward to seeing you at out 40th Black and Gold Scholarship Ball on May 1, 2021, at the Westfields Marriott Washington Dulles! 

JGH Text-to-Pledge Opportunity
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Please support the JGH Educational and Charitable Foundation’s efforts to provide more scholarships and support for our youth. This is your chance to show your support for JGH Foundation through Text-to-Pledge®. By following a few simple steps, you can contribute ANY AMOUNT to our organization right now.

Here’s how you Text-to-Pledge®:

  1. First, create a new text message or SMS on your cell phone…
  2. Second, enter 703-215-3822 in the address line…
  3. Type your name or company name, the amount of your pledge and any short message you want to share with us.
  4. And simply HIT SEND.  That’s it!

"Education is that whole system of human training within and without the school house walls, which molds and develops men."

W.E.B. Du Bois