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United Gospel Artists


The United Gospel Artists Holiday Concert of Giving, Food and Toy Drive is an annual benefit, featuring outstanding Artists coming together in celebration of the Holiday Season and a special time of giving back to the community.   

The Concert of Giving is a "Mission of Love" expressed with a heart of passion and

shared among all who experience this gala event.

UGA provides performance opportunities for performing and creative Artists to participate in it's annual Concert of Giving, Food & Toy Drive; which features some of the finest performances from Artists in and around the San Diego area.  Artists come together to share their creative talents in a Holiday Celebration of the Arts and special time of giving back to the community.

The UGA Concert of Giving embraces diversity in culture within all sectors of the Arts to engage its audience in a wonderful holiday season experience and cause for our community.  The C.O.G. platform provides a variety of performances from singing and dancing, to poetic dissertations and comedy entertainment.  There's something for the entire family to enjoy.


A nonperishable food and/or NEW-UNWRAPPED toy.

We appreciated your donations.

If you're a performer and wouild like an opportunity to perform in this year's UGA Holiday Concert of Giving, Food & Toy Drive; sign-up online TODAY!


Performing Artists

Performing Artists unite in a time of sharing and giving back to their community.  Through each Performers unique and gifted expression in Performing and Creative Art, they contribute their time and talent in support of the Concert of Giving Mission... to promote awareness of the many needs within our community and the local charities helping to meet those needs.  


Artists & Special 
Guest Reception

UGA depends on the hard work and dedication of the the various staff personel, performers and all those who contribute to the Concert of Giving. Because of their committment to this effort, these individuals help to make each year's Concert of Giving a success.  


The Special Recognition & Guest Reception provides the opportunity for those who supported this special event through their generous contribution to culminate the evening's festivities in a wonderful time of fellowship, good food and social mingling.   

Charity Receiving & Distribution

Through the generosity of those who attend and participate in the Concert of Giving, UGA receives hundreds of donations of non-perishable food and new, unwrapped toys.  Donations received during the Concert of Giving enables UGA to network with local charities in effort to distribute donations to those who are less forunate during the holidays.  

Concert of Giving
Pre-Event Check-In & Photo Ops

During the Pre-Event Check-In just prior to the start of the Concert of Giving, performers and special guest participate in promotional photo opps.  This is a fun-chill time for performers to relax before the start of the event and if desired, engage in social networking.  


UGA also takes this opportunity to make special acknowledgment in recongnition of performners and staff for their generous contribution in support of the Concert of Giving.

Past Concerts of Giving

Performing Artists & Local Talent

San Diego Multicultrual

Gospel Choir

Student of Lazaridi

Voice Acedemy

A portion of donations

received from attendees.

Gospel Music Workshop of America

San Diego Chapter

Rachael Mournian

Divine Praise Dancers

Thunder Squad "DRUMLINE"

Noah Williams

Music Producer


Gabriela Marin

Student of Lazaridi

Voice Academy

Mr. Pandeli Lazaridi

C.E.O. & Founder

Lazarideus Voice Academy

Briana Salazar

Student of Lazaridi

Voice Academy

Eddie Baltrip & Fufillment

Dontae McFarland

"Dontae the Artist"

Gospel Poetic Artist

Kendrick Dial

Poetic Artists

Minister Jeremiah Gaddy & Royal Priesthood
Minister Adisa Browning &
Word of Life Worship Center
Minister Timothy Williams &
Christian Fellowship Chorale 
Simone Edwards
Poetic Artist
Media Commentator,
Simone Edwards Show
Delisha Doakes
Gospel Artists
Lucia Davidson
Christian Artists
Steve Antti Band
Eturnul & 805 South with #TeamPraizy
UGA Performance Choir

If you would like an opportunity to perform during an upcoming Concert of Giving, please submit your

registration along with a link or video recording of your performance on the Performance Opportunity Page. 


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