Martin Luther King, Jr. Unity Breakfast Fund

Breakfast 2023

The Martin Luther King, Jr. Unity Breakfast Fund was established to promote understanding, collaboration and unity between all members of the Henderson County community by supporting the annual MLK, Jr. Unity Breakfast.

The Martin Luther King Jr. Unity Breakfast Committee is pleased to announce the 23rd Annual Martin Luther King Jr. Unity Breakfast to be held on January 16, 2023. The event will take place at Blue Ridge Community College, in the Technology Education & Development Center. Food will be served beginning at 8:15 AM with our program beginning at 9:00 AM.

“Life’s most persistent and urgent question: What are you doing for others?” is our theme; featuring keynote speaker James E. Ford, Executive Director of CREED (The Center for Racial Equity in Education).

"Dr. James E. Ford is an award-winning educator and consultant on issues of equity in education. He is the Principal at Filling the Gap Educational Consultants, LLC and was appointed by Gov. Cooper to serve as a North Carolina State Board of Education member, representing the Southwest Region. He is the former Program Director at the Public School Forum of North Carolina, an education think-tank and policy advocacy organization.”

Our partner, Bojangles will provide breakfast. Items will include sausage, bacon, eggs, grits, juice, and coffee. Vegan breakfast burritos will be provided by Hendersonville Community Co-op.

Tickets are available for purchase at: Community Foundation of Henderson County | 401 North Main Street; Suite 300

Adult Tickets: $15 ; Child Tickets: $5 (12 and under). Cash or check will be accepted. Tickets will also be available for purchase at the door on the day of the event.

To provide additional support for the MLK, Jr. Unity Breakfast Fund, click HERE.