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Duke KA Leads Contributions to MDA Muscle Walk

Published on: October 24, 2016

The Alpha Phi chapter of Kappa Alpha Order at Duke University raised $4,304 for the Muscular Dystrophy Association and was the top fundraiser out of 60 teams for the 2016 MDA Muscle Walk of Raleigh. The event, which raised more than $43,000, was held on Saturday, September 24, 2016 at Pullen Park Amusements. So far this…

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Missouri Southern State Hosts 5K for MDA

Published on: October 6, 2016

The Delta Pi Chapter of Kappa Alpha Order at Missouri Southern State University hosted their second annual 5K Fun Run on Sunday, September 25, 2016, raising money for the Muscular Dystrophy Association. “It doesn’t go to a far off national office,” says Rylee Hartwell. “It stays to send kids to camp here in this area for…

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Alpha Gamma Chapter – Louisiana State Summer 2016 Update

Published on: August 17, 2016

The Alpha Gamma chapter had a very successful silent auction last semester, raising $10,720 for MDA.

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Passing of Jonesboro KA with Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy

Published on: July 30, 2016

James R. “Jimmy” Lewis Jr. (Delta Eta–Arkansas State ’92) passed away on June 18, 2016. While Jimmy was diagnosed with Duchenne muscular dystrophy at the early age of 7 and doctors did not expect him to live past the age of 11, he lived life full and happy up to the age of 44 as one of the…

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Texas-Arlington KA Volunteers at MDA summer camp

Published on: July 8, 2016

Reid Evans (Delta Iota–Texas-Arlington ’14) attended the 2016 MDA Summer Camp hosted at Camp John Marc just outside of Meridian, Texas. He, along with one of the chapter’s sweethearts, spent a full week as a MDA Camp Councilor, assisting children with Muscular Dystrophy with daily camp activities. Reid describes his amazing experience helping his campers have…

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Auburn Fraternity Raises Funds for Muscular Dystrophy Research

Published on: June 9, 2016

On Saturday, June 4th, 2016, the Nu chapter of Kappa Alpha Order at Auburn University, participated in the 2016 Muscular Dystrophy Association Muscle Walk, an annual fundraising event to raise money for the research of muscular dystrophy, ALS and other related muscle-debilitating diseases. The year featured both a 5K race and one-mile walk. “We serve families in…

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Arkansas-Fort Smith Kappa Alpha Order Donates $2,000 to Muscular Dystrophy Association

Published on: May 19, 2016

REPOSTED ARTICLE The Zeta Rho Chapter of Kappa Alpha Order at the University of Arkansas – Fort Smith presented a check for more than $2,000 to the Muscular Dystrophy Association April 28, funds the fraternity raised through a dodge ball tournament. Kappa Alpha is striving to support their national philanthropy though community donations and their…

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Midwestern State Kappa Alpha Order Hosts Cookout for MDA

Published on: May 5, 2016

Alpha Phi and Kappa Alpha Order hosted a cookout on April 30 to support women’s cardiac health and to earn money to send children with muscular dystrophy to camp. Shelby Emerson, education sophomore, said, “We’ve gotten positive feedback. Students think it’s a really cool idea. I think they’re going to have a good time.” Brian…

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Presbyterian Kappa Alpha Order Raises over $7,500 for MDA with Clay Shoot

Published on: April 6, 2016

The Beta Pi Chapter of Kappa Alpha Order at Presbyterian College hosted their MDA Clay Shoot on Saturday, March 19th at the NWTF Palmetto Shooting Complex in Edgefield, South Carolina. Attendees enjoyed a luncheon followed by shooting and a silent auction, and yeti raffle. Through their fundraising efforts, the chapter was able to donate $7,837.36…

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Jacksonville State Kappa Alpha Order Hosts 2nd Annual Muscle March 5k for Muscular Dystrophy

Published on: March 15, 2016

On Saturday, March 5th, the Delta Phi Chapter of Kappa Alpha Order at Jacksonville State University hosted its 2nd annual Muscle March 5K. It took place campus and included having the finish line on the 50 yard line of the football field. The chapter was able to raise over $600 for the Muscular Dystrophy Association…

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