NAACP's Freedom Fund Banquet returns after four years

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Topeka, Kan (WIBW)- After a four year hiatus the NAACP's (National Association for the Advancement of Colored People) Freedom Fund Banquet returned with a few new faces.

The Freedom Fund Banquet hosted by the NAACP (National Association for the Advancement of Colored People) took place Saturday Night.

The event featured a catered dinner, a silent auction, and a few speakers high-lighting the organization and it's positive impact it's had on the community.

It's been four years since the last Freedom Fund banquet and according to NAACP President, Darcella Goodman, it's because the organization has been rebuilding after losing some of it's most valuable members.

"We had some regrowing to do with our organization. A lot of members were older, we lost a lot of older members through death. Our group went down and of course you need a lot of support to put something like this together. Within the last couple of years or so we've been rebuilding up our membership." said Goodman

The main goal of the organization is to promote the political, educational, social, and economic equality for all citizens.

Goodman say's they look foward to having a bigger crowd and more support as the years go on.