Virgil Hawkins fought for nearly a decade to desegregate Florida's schools. Thanks to his efforts, the University of Florida finally began admitting black students during the 1960s. Help us make sure his memory is part of Florida's history forever by making a donation to our society in Leesburg, Florida.
The VIRGIL HAWKINS HISTORICAL SOCIETY INC. is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, meaning your donation is tax-deductible. Call 813-465-1661 for more information about how we use donations to share Virgil Hawkins' story.
To thank you for your donation, we'll send you a fundraising T-shirt and a video about Virgil Hawkins' story. Your donation will go toward: