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2015 MDA Fundraising – Top Chapters

Published on: March 4, 2016

Kappa Alpha Order has held a special partnership with the Muscular Dystrophy Association as KA’s national philanthropy since 1975.  This past year marked a historic year for KA, our Sesquicentennial, but it also marks 40 years partnered with MDA. Throughout 2015, KA chapters across the nation worked to make an impact in their local community;…

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Florida Gulf Coast Kappa Alpha Order Raises $1400 for MDA with Pumpkin Patch

Published on: November 5, 2015

The Zeta Pi chapter at Florida Gulf Coast University raised $1,481.80 for the Muscular Dystrophy Association with a campus pumpkin patch. Throughout the days of October 27th and 28th, members of Kappa Alpha Order sold over 500 pumpkins to students, faculty, and members of the local community for either $5 or $10, depending on size….

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Austin Peay State Kappa Alpha Raises over $3500 For Muscular Dystrophy

Published on: November 5, 2015

The Zeta Tau chapter at Austin Peay State University donated $3,508 to the Muscular Dystrophy Association on Wednesday, November 4th, 2015. The chapter raised the money though several events including their “Pie in the Face” and “Karnival” events held in early October. The fifth annual Pie in the Face event was held on Monday, October 5th, and…

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Eastern Kentucky Kappa Alpha Order Donates $1,500 to Child with Muscular Dystrophy

Published on: October 20, 2015

The Delta Mu chapter of Kappa Alpha Order at Eastern Kentucky University recently donated $1,500 to help a young boy with Muscular Dystrophy. Members of the chapter recently volunteered at a fundraising event, Biking for Brayden, on Saturday, October 3rd at Kentucky Motorsports and Outdoors. The event, which included a silent auction, cake-walk and indoor carnival,…

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Kappa Alpha Order at Southern Indiana Raises $2,500 for Muscular Dystrophy

Published on: September 2, 2015

The gentlemen of the Zeta Omicron chapter of Kappa Alpha Order at the University of Southern Indiana presented a check $2,500 to the Muscular Dystrophy Association on live WFIE Channel 14 News in Evansville, IN. Zeta Omicron chapter raised this money on behalf of Jesse Gonzalez, who is pictured to the right and currently battling…

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San Diego State KAs Raise $3K in March

Published on: March 31, 2015

By Logan Pardini, Number V Gamma Iota Chapter Spanning the dates of March 6th to March 18th, the brothers of Gamma Iota participated in two substantial philanthropic ventures that benefited Rady Children’s Hospital as well as the Muscle Dystrophy Association. On Friday, march 6th, a group of 12 Kappa Alphas participated in the first annual…

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Philanthropy: An Introduction (1)

Published on: August 8, 2014

By Greg Waterworth (Beta Kappa – Maryland ’10) The benefits of a well-executed philanthropy event have wide spread positive outcomes for any chapter, internally and externally. The unfortunate reality is many chapters in Kappa Alpha Order struggle to organize a “successful” philanthropy event. Many events are thrown together in hast, while others fail to inspire…

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2012 MDA Top Ten Fundraising Chapters

Published on: January 21, 2013

Kappa Alpha continues to enjoy a strong relationship with the Muscular Dystrophy Association. At NLI in January, Tom Boyle, Vice President of MDA and Luke Christie (Iota – Furman ’12), National Youth Chairman for MDA, presented the top ten fundraising awards to our KA chapters for 2012. The list is below. Click here for more…

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MDA News – Press Release on Labor Day Telethon

Published on: September 2, 2011

Its MDA Labor Day Telethon time! National Undergraduate Chairman J. Martin Huff (Delta – Wofford ’08) will be in attendance at the newly reformatted MDA Labor Day Telethon. Check out this MDA Press Release below regarding the talent and exciting events for the upcoming Telethon!  Kappa Alpha Order has proudly partnered with MDA since 1975…

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