Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed and his wife, Sarah-Elizabeth, were joined by Atlanta’s finest and flashiest at the 31st Annual UNCF Mayor’s Masked Ball which was held Saturday, Dec. 20, 2014, at the Atlanta Marriott Marquis. This fashionable gala is one of the most talked-about affairs in city.
Atlanta’s most elite entertainers attended this fete which raised more than $1 million for the United Negro College Fund to support students who attend Atlanta’s four UNCF member institutions — Clark Atlanta University, the Interdenominational Theological Center, Morehouse College and Spelman College — Atlanta students attending other UNCF colleges and universities, and all of the 60,000 students who attend the 37 UNCF member institutions.
Attendees included Chris “Ludacris” Bridges, Jay “Young Jeezy” Jenkins, Antwan “Big Boi” Patton, Chris Tucker, Will Packer and Fonzworth Bentley. The evening’s big donors were Ludacris, who pledged $5,000; Chris Tucker, who pledged $10,000; and Will Packer, who pledged $5,000.