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UCF Strike-Out Poverty Bowling Event 2023 presented by Texas Gas Service

The Underserved Communities Foundation (UCF) will host its second annual Strike-Out Poverty Bowling Event presented by Texas Gas Service. UCF’s Strike-Out Bowling Poverty Event will be held on Saturday, October 14, 2023, from 12:00 PM to 2:00 PM at Oasis Lanes located at 1660 N. Zaragoza El Paso, TX 79936.

The Strike-Out Poverty Bowling Event is a family-friendly fundraising event that will include food and drinks for each team, a live DJ, opportunities to win raffle prizes, and more! This event also presents a wonderful opportunity for your company’s team development, and/or staff recognition while supporting a worthy cause. Participants will have the opportunity to become UCF members and receive updates on UCF’s impact on underserved communities.

Proceeds benefit UCF’s Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, Belonging, & Accessibility (DEIBA) education programs & workshops designed to elevate underserved communities in our region.

For sponsorship opportunities, contact UCF Executive Director Diana Hastings at info@underservedcommunitiesfoundation.org

Past Events

UCF’s Gran Fiesta Event 2023

UCF’s Gran Fiesta held on May 11, 2023, was a successful event thanks to our sponsors, donors, supporters, and friends! We hope you enjoyed learning about UCF’s impact and progress, wonderful entertainment, food, drinks, prizes, and spending time with like-minded individuals committed to breaking the cycle of poverty. UCF also presented the 2023 Grant Awards to 5 projects providing: safe housing for survivors of sexual trafficking, adaptive technology for college students with disabilities, financial education for people with disabilities, after-school music programming for children, and rental assistance for unhoused young adults pursuing self-sufficiency.

UCF Strike-Out Poverty Bowling Event 2022

The Underserved Communities Foundation (UCF) hosted its first annual Strike Out Poverty Bowling FUN-raising Event! This family-friendly event was held on October 29, 2022 at Oasis Lanes and provided participants with food, drinks, many prizes, 2 hours of unlimited bowling, entertainment, and much more! Participants had a great time supporting this fundraising event. Better yet, the proceeds raised with this event funded UCF Grants awarded in May 2023. The projects funded provide financial education for people with disabilities, rental assistance for homeless young adults, after-school music programming for underserved children, services for survivors of human trafficking, & adaptive technology for students with disabilities. 

UCF Cinco de Mayo Gran Fiesta Event 2022

Thank you for supporting the Underserved Communities Foundation Launch Event Cinco de Mayo Gran Fiesta 2022. UCF’s inaugural community event held was hosted on May 5, 2022. We are grateful that you have partnered with us in our mission to reduce poverty by empowering the underserved. Thanks to your support, in June 2022 we were able to award grants to local nonprofit organizations to help people break the cycle of poverty. You made that possible and we are grateful for your generosity!