The NCBW 100 Bergen/Passaic’s annual Fundraiser Gala is the major source of funding that supports community programs and initiatives in the areas of health, education, and economic empowerment. The platinum sponsor and honoree for this year’s fundraiser event will be Unilever.  Unilever is recognized for their commitment to gender equality and women’s empowerment.  Also being honored are two founding members of NCBW 100 Bergen/Passaic chapter, Dr. Ursula Parrish Daniels and Jeanette Curtis Rideau

NCBW 100 Bergen/Passaic was chartered in 1986. Through its advocacy focus on behalf of Black women and girls, NCBW 100’s vision is to see black women and girls live in a world where socio-economic inequity does not exist.  

Guests of this year’s fundraiser will enjoy an array of delectable cuisine, raffles and entertainment by DJ Lady D Wells and the Tia Holt Experience.  Lady D Wells was the first female DJ to spin records for 98.7 Kiss FM as well as the first female DJ to Mix in NYC for a live broadcast show.  Tia Holt will enthrall guests with the soulful sounds of her lyrical harmony accompanied by her live band.  The Mistress of Ceremonies for this year’s fundraiser will be Natalie B. McKenzie, Founder and CEO of The Whole Woman, a much sought after and accomplished speaker, coach, and entrepreneur.

Recent programs of NCBW Bergen/Passaic include a Black Women’s Maternal Health Summit; a discussion on Food Insecurities and its Impact on Marginalized Communities, and a financial literacy program on Getting Rid of Debt.  This fundraiser also supports scholarships for high school girls going to college.  

The cost to attend this Black-tie event is $200.00 per person; VIP seats are $275.00 per person. Visit to purchase tickets online. For information regarding sponsorship and journal ads please contact the gala committee at:

The National Coalition of 100 Black Women, Inc., Bergen/Passaic Chapter is a non-partisan, tax exempt, 501 (c)(3) community advocacy organization. The mission of NCBW Bergen/Passaic is to advocate on behalf of black women and girls to promote gender equity in the areas of health, education, and economic empowerment.

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