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Northern Arizona Raises $32,500 for Special Olympics

Published on: April 19, 2022

The Epsilon Tau Chapter at Northern Arizona University recently completed its month-long fundraiser for Special Olympics Arizona. The chapter planned events like percentage nights, coin wars, trivia night, and a flag football game to fundraise for their initial goal of $20,000. Their events saw a growing attendance and participation from 50 to 300 attendees for…

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LSU raises $20K for wheelchair, expenses, to improve life of disabled Veteran

Published on: April 12, 2022

by Travis Spaulding, The Advocate Disabled U.S. Air Force and Army veteran J.D. Roberts, of San Antonio, Texas, received a life-changing gift, a new Action Trackchair, an offroad power wheelchair that uses tracks instead of wheels, as a result of the philanthropy of LSU’s Alpha Gamma Chapter of Kappa Alpha fraternity, on Saturday, November 20,…

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McNeese State Donates $5,000 to Center for Children

Published on: September 1, 2021

On Monday, April 12, 2021, the Delta Xi Chapter at McNeese State University presented a check for $5,000 to the St. Nicholas Center for Children, a nonprofit pediatric therapy center for children with Autism, located in Lake Charles, LA.  The chapter raised these funds during their “Rent a Gent” event. “Every year in the spring we…

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JMU Brothers Come Together for Brain Injury Victims

Published on: May 13, 2021

By Rick Moore After recently hearing of the plight of a KA alumnus with a terminal brain condition whose family needed support, the brothers of Zeta Theta at James Madison University banded together to raise money for them. And then, the men of the chapter went even further, raising additional funds for a nonprofit organization…

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$50k to Purchase School Laptops

Published on: August 13, 2020

Pi Chapter Alumnus Leads Effort to Donate 150 Chromebooks The City Schools Foundation presented a big check to Murfreesboro City Schools (MCS) on Monday, August 10, 2020. Holding one end was Travis M. (Pi–Tennessee ’97) who is currently serving as chair of the Foundation. The $50,000 contribution will support students by purchasing 170 Chromebooks. “I…

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Eastern Kentucky Alumnus Named First Executive Director of Kentucky Financial Empowerment Commission

Published on: June 12, 2020

Joshua T. Barrett (Delta Mu–Eastern Kentucky ’12) was named the first executive director of the Kentucky Financial Empowerment Commission. The newly formed Commission, which was recently created by the Kentucky Financial Empowerment Bill, will evaluate, develop plans, and provide support to educators to improve the financial literacy of Kentuckians. “I am excited to join the…

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South Carolina Helps Support Single Mother of Three during COVID-19

Published on: April 6, 2020

With COVID-19 shutting universities and businesses across the nation, many are left without a paying job. The Rho Chapter at the University of South Carolina decided to take care of one of their own during these difficult times. Alberta Garcia, a single mother of three, works to help keep the chapter house clean every day….

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Kennesaw State Raises $20,000 and Donates Track Wheelchair to Wounded Veteran

Published on: January 31, 2020

The Zeta Chi chapter of Kappa Alpha Order fraternity launched a fundraiser in February aimed at raising $20,000 to buy a track chair for a local Vietnam War veteran. The fundraiser will help support the Independence Fund through KA’s “Operation KARE,” standing for knowledge, awareness, results and empowerment, the fraternity’s philanthropy mission for this year….

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South Alabama Alumnus Directs Mobile Triathlon

Published on: January 31, 2020

Professionally, Mobile County Probate Judge Don Davis (Epsilon Alpha–South Alabama ’77) oversees one of the State’s busiest probate court operations. In addition to participating in a number of civic and community endeavors, and participating in triathlons and long bike rides, Judge Davis is also the chairman of the Mobile Bar Foundation’s Triathlon Committee and race…

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BBQ Chicken: Washington College KA Helps Local Lions Club with Fundraiser

Published on: January 31, 2020

The Chestertown Lions Club held its annual chicken BBQ on Saturday, Oct. 5 at the Trinity Lutheran Church across the street from Washington College. “This is an event that Kent County residents look forward to and enjoy every year. It was a successful event again this year as 700 chicken halves were sold by 2:30…

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