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UNC-Charlotte Holds Blood Drive that Tested for COVID-19 Antibodies

Published on: April 9, 2021

On Thursday, April 1st, the University of North Carolina at Charlotte Provisional Chapter organized a campus blood drive with OneBlood. The drive, which was held in OneBlood’s “Big Red Bus” in the parking lot of the Student Activities Center, collected whole units of blood as well as platelets. “Our chapter felt the need to host…

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Ole Miss Presents All-terrain Trackchair to Injured Veteran

Published on: November 18, 2020

The Alpha Upsilon Chapter at the University of Mississippi presented injured Army Veteran, Alton “Ray” MacBain, with an all-terrain trackchair at the Ole Miss vs South Carolina football game on Saturday, November 14, 2020. MacBain served 23 years in the United States Army, where his exposure to oil fields and burn pits resulted in diminished…

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Georgia College Raises $2,500 for Local Life Enrichment Center

Published on: November 2, 2020

The Epsilon Nu Chater at Georgia College and State University recently donated $2,500 to Baldwin County’s Life Enrichment Center (LEC), which serves individuals with intellectual and development disabilities. In the wake of COVID-19, the LEC facility was closed in March, and many in the area were without services until “LEC at Home,” a virtual way…

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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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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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McNeese State Donates $4,000 to MDA with Rent-a-Gent Fundraiser

Published on: February 27, 2020

The Delta Xi Chapter at McNeese State Univesrity donated $4,000 to the Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA) from their 2019 Rent-a-Gent fundraiser. “Our actives dress up and perform a skit in front of a room full of ladies,” Number I Matthew Taylor ’17 said. “They are then auctioned off one at a time with 100% of…

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Presbyterian Chapter Update – Winter 2020

Published on: February 20, 2020

“We were able to raise $6,826 total for MDA with our clay shoot of about 75 attendees, 61 shooters, and about 20 sponsors. I have had incredible feedback from non-alumni that attended telling me how much fun they had and how well the event was run. We will be doing several smaller events over the…

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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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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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Dancing with the KAs – South Carolina Donates $25k to Camp for Children with Disabilities

Published on: November 13, 2019

On Friday November 1st, Rho chapter at the University of South Carolina hosted their annual philanthropy event for Camp Cole, Dancing with The KAs. The event is held each year to raise funds to complete construction of Camp Cole, an ADA-compliant, state-of-the-art facility currently being built in the Midlands of South Carolina for children and adults…

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