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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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Supporting SC Camp for Children

Published on: October 3, 2019

On October 29, 2019, several members of Rho Chapter at the University of South Carolina volunteered at Camp Cole’s second annual “Sprint to Shine” 5k trail run located at their new camp location. Members in the chapter helped set up, take down, and facilitate the race overall. There were over 100 runners at the event….

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South Carolina Supports Camp for Children with Cancer and Blood Disorders

Published on: June 22, 2019

On June 12, 2019, Rho Chapter at the University of South Carolina, along with Sigma Alpha Epsilon, Kappa Delta, and Tri-Delta,  donated $1,700 towards a dinner meal for Camp KEMO at their annual summer camp program. Camp KEMO was started in 1980 with the goal of helping families navigate through dealing with childhood cancer and…

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Mercer Raises $2,000 to Support MDA

Published on: April 29, 2019

The dedicated members of the Kappa Chapter of Kappa Alpha Order Fraternity at Mercer University recently hosted a golf tournament to support the Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA). Through the golf tournament, the chapter raised $2,000 to benefit local kids and adults with muscular dystrophy, ALS and related life-threatening diseases. “The members of Kappa Alpha Order…

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South Carolina Chapter Serves Camp for Disabilities

Published on: April 11, 2019

On April 7, 2019, Camp Cole hosted its first annual Happy Campers Food Truck Festival. The festival promoted the camp and featured the presence of several different local Columbia, South Carolina food and retail vendors. Camp Cole is Rho Chapter’s official philanthropy, as the chapter has raised over $83,000 during the past three years with…

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