NEWARK, NJ - Humanitarian Michael Gray and Save Our Nations. Inc. presents the 4th Annual Dream Maker Scholarship Awards to honor leaders in public service, business, and civic life in Newark, NJ. The event will be hosted on Saturday, September 29, 2018, at Rutgers University, Paul Robeson Center, Newark, NJ. The Event Honorary Chairperson will be Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr.

This year’s fundraiser will continue to raise funds for young people affected by fatal diseases in the African Diaspora, including Newark students, with book scholarships. Last year the fundraiser gave scholarships and school supplies to students in Guinea, Liberia, and Sierra Leone.

The prestigious list of individual honorees at this year’s charity fundraiser includes Assemblywoman Britnee Timberlake, CC Minton, J. Douglas Reid-Green, Michael Bright, Rick Thigpen, Rufus Johnson, Sarah Jones, and Subir Saha. “This year marks the first time that we will focus on providing educational existence to Newark Students,” said Michael Gray, Founder of Save Our Nations. “We are excited to recognize these distinguished honorees for their contributions to the community and raise money to help students affected by fatal diseases” Gray added.

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The evening will include: Music by Award Winning DJ Levi Jones, and the Music Box Band. Commentator, Kyle Abercrombie will host the program.

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About Save Our Nations, Inc. (SON)

Save Our Nations, Inc. is an NJ nonprofit founded in 2015 by Michael K. Gray to support young people in the African Diaspora who have been orphaned as a result of fatal diseases. Michael adopted an intrinsic passion for helping children at an early age. As an advocate, musician, and political advisor, he has championed causes for the voiceless.