Dr. Charlie Nelms, nationally renowned storyteller and activist headlines the virtual Corvallis/Albany Branch’s 2020 NAACP Freedom Fund Celebration. James “Saxsmo” Gates will turn this celebration into a home-based party. In addition to great jazz, celebration ticket holders can get special deals on food delivery, listen to spoken word performances, hear about NAACP’s recent accomplishments, participate in a raffle, and bid on auction items including gift certificates to events and services donated by local businesses and individuals. Proceeds from the Celebration will support local K-12 school systems scholarship funds for marginalized students, NAACP scholarships and other programs that the branch promotes. Event tickets, sponsorships and ways to donate to the NAACP are available at www.naacpcorvallisbranch.com/freedom-fund-2020.html.