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The Hooks African American Male Initiative (HAAMI)

Raised toward our $3,000 Goal
52 Donors
Project has ended
Project ended on December 15, at 07:00 PM CST
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We Could Not Have Done It Without YOU! HAAMI Students Reach 126% of their Fundraising Goal!

December 14, 2019

Dear Donors,


On behalf of the students in the Hooks African American Male Initiative (HAAMI) and the Hooks Institute Staff, we extend our sincere gratitude to each of you for helping our HAAMI students raise $3,797:  this is 126% of their original fundraising goal of $3,000!


Today is the last day of our online MomenuntUM fundraising effort. WE COULD NOT HAVE EXCEEDED OUR FUNDRAISING GOAL WITHOUT YOU! 


The HAAMI Students and Hooks Staff will continue to honor your contributions by working diligently to ensure that HAAMI students reach their academic, personal, and career potential. This way, the students will make great contributions far into the future to themselves, their families and communities, Memphis, and the nation. We will all be beneficiaries of their success! 


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Additionally, please consider adding HAAMI and the Hooks Institute to your list of charitable causes. Contributions can be made online at






The Benjamin L. Hooks Institute for Social Change at the University of Memphis


The MOMENTUM CONTINUES! HAAMI Students Reach Beyond the Goal!

November 21, 2019

On behalf of the students in the Hooks African American Male Initiative (HAAMI) (a program of the Benjamin L. Hooks Institute for Social Change), we thank each of you for your generous donations to our fundraising effort to raise $3,000 to help fund HAAMI.  


We are THRILLED to announce that as of Tuesday November 21st,  HAAMI has raised $3,317 in 16 days, thus meeting 110% of our fundraising goal!  


The HAAMI fundraising campaign doesn't end just yet.  HAAMI students seek donations until the end of the campaign on December 15, 2019. Please spread the word about this fundraiser to friends, families, colleagues, etc. 


When HAAMI students are empowered academically and professionally, they are positioned to uplift Memphis, the State of Tennessee, and the nation. 


We thank you for helping to empower African American male students enrolled in HAAMI!


Sincerely yours,


Students of the Hooks African American Male Initiative

Staff of the Benjamin L. Hooks Institute for Social Change 

Choose a giving level


Friend Level

Provides a set of personal business cards for two HAAMI members.


Patron Level

Provides a HAAMI polo uniform shirt for two HAAMI members.


Supporter Level

Provides HAAMI lapel pins for four HAAMI students.


Sponsor Level

Sponsors a HAAMI monthly enrichment session.


Hooks Hero Level

Provides funding for a community cultural awareness outing.

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