WHO WE ARE
United Belizeans of Northern Illinois (UBNI) is a not-for-profit 501c3 organization whose objectives include supporting education, scholarships for Belizean-Americans residing in Belize and the United States, promoting awareness of the Belizean culture and traditions, ensuring self-improvement, providing social activities for its members and their guests, sponsoring and supporting events that will benefit the Belizean community, and strengthening mutual understanding throughout the local community. Membership in the organization is open to Belizeans who aspire to and work toward attaining the objectives of UBNI.
OUR ACCOMPLISHMENTS AT A GLANCE
In 8 years UBNI has issued 42 scholarships to Illinois Students
Six (4 year) scholarships to High School students in Belize
Assisted Belizean Families in Need
Supported Schools in Belize
Provided Toys at Christmas Time
Provided School supplies and shoes to children in disadvantaged areas in Belize
Partnered and supported local agencies and organizations in our community
MEET BOARD MEMBERS
Wayne Bowen, Sr.
Anna Luna Bradley
Aura Luz Westby
Wayne Bowen Jr.