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Archive of: Philanthropy

Three Chapters Team Up to Donate Track Wheelchair to Wounded Veteran

Published on: September 27, 2021

Teaming up to raise $20,000 for The Independence Fund, the Delta Theta Chapter at Georgia Southern University, the Delta Phi Chapter at Jacksonville State University, and the Zeta Kappa Chapter at the University of West Georgia presented a track wheelchair to U.S. veteran Karen Dery during the Georgia Southern football game on Saturday, September 25,…

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Ole Miss Donates Second Track Chair to Wounded Veteran

Published on: September 27, 2021

After raising $20,000 for The Independence Fund, the Alpha Upsilon Chapter at the University of Mississippi presented an all-terrain track chair to retired SGT Brian Mogensen at the Ole Miss football game on Saturday, September 11, 2021. SGT Mogensen joined the U.S. Army in 1984 and served until 1990 when he was honorably discharged. This…

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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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North Florida Donates Track Chair to Wounded Veteran

Published on: August 27, 2021

On Wednesday, August 25, 2021, the Zeta Nu Chapter at the University of North Florida presented an all-terrain track wheelchair to retired Marine veteran Chris Scott. To make this possible, the chapter fundraised more than $20,000 for the Independence Fund through a number of events over the past six months. Chris enlisted in the Marine…

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Auburn Golf Tournament Raises more than $22,000 for Charity

Published on: August 11, 2021

On Saturday, April 17, 2021, Nu Chapter at Auburn University co-hosted the Auburn Cares Golf Classic with the Auburn chapters of Sigma Nu and Sigma Alpha Epsilon. The tournament had forty foursomes of undergraduates and alumni, and more than $22,000 was raised to support the philanthropies of the three chapters. Nu Chater’s portion will be…

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Florida’s Fishing Tournament Reels in $6,000 for the Muscular Dystrophy Association

Published on: June 4, 2021

On March 27, 2021, the Beta Zeta Chapter at the University of Florida brought back their “KAtch em All” fishing tournament to benefit the Muscular Dystrophy Association. Brothers and guests gathered at Newnan’s Lake, just East of Gainesville, Florida, to compete in the tournament sponsored by Sodium Fishing Gear. For just $30 per person, participants…

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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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Florida Hold 1K Run/Walk and Raises $4,700 for Children’s Miracle Network

Published on: May 10, 2021

In late February, the Beta Zeta Chapter at the University of Florida held their 5th Annual 1K benefitting Dance Marathon. The fun event was not only enjoyable, but it raised awareness and more than $4,700 for the Children’s Miracle Network. “Brothers, sorority women, and other guests came together, dressed up, and enjoyed good company all…

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Delta Alpha Brother Helps Friend Resolve Issue Over Unemployment Benefits

Published on: May 7, 2021

Alton Tisdale, a brick mason from Dinwiddle County, Virginia, had been trying to resolve an issue over receiving his unemployment benefits from the Virginia Employment Commission (VEC) for four months after COVID-19 left him and one million other Virginians jobless. “The work got slow, and I was like the last to get [hired] there,” Tisdale…

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West Georgia Holds Hot Dog Eating Contest for Philanthropy

Published on: April 28, 2021

On March 16th, the Zeta Kappa Chapter at the University of West Georgia co-hosted a hot dog eating contest with Sigma Nu to raise funds for the Educational Foundation and to fight against Human Trafficking. Attendees to the event were able to enjoy hot dogs, chips, and a drink while watching four individuals compete in…

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