Special Events

Every season in the UrbanPromise year has large special events that you can attend or .  You may be interested in investing some time into of the the upcoming events…

Silent Auction: A spring event where donations from local businesses and individuals are auctions off during a lovely evening of fun, food and great deals.

Date: March 14th, 2024

Location of the event: The Carriage House at Rockwood Park

Support needed:
– Securing donations
– Decorations for event
– Food – donations, help with service

Contact with questions: Lori McClain

Paddle for Promise: Paddle 7 miles down the Christina River into Wilmington among other paddlers to raise money for our teenage job training program.

Date: One day at end of June or early July

Location of the event: Churchmans Boat Ramp – WYRA

Support needed:

– Paddlers who will fundraise and spread the word
– Setup-clean up at both locations
– Event Sponsors

Contact with questions: Lori McClain

Annual Banquet :  With over 700 guests, this event features a wonderful dinner and a program highlighting the UrbanPromise journey in the neighborhoods of Wilmington.

Date:  Mid-Fall

Location:  Chase Center on the Riverfront

Support needed:
– sponsor a table
– photography, videography

Contact with questions: Lori McClain

DodgeBall Tournament:  A fun way for youth and adults to come together with competition and support UrbanPromise

Date: TBD

Location of the event: Ogletown Baptist Church

Support needed:

– organizing a team
– donating prizes
– marketing & promotion

Contact with questions: Natalie Kok

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