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Take Philanthropy to the Next Level with CrowdChange

Published on: January 9, 2019

Kappa Alpha Order is excited to partner with CrowdChange to help our chapters raise more money for their philanthropy events, while also making their lives easier. This online fundraising platform offers tons of features to help chapters take their philanthropy events to the next level at no cost to them. Chapters have been EXTREMELY successful…

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South Carolina Chapters Recognized by MDA

Published on: November 14, 2018

Two chapters of Graves Province, Beta Pi (Presbyterian College) and Delta Tau (Francis Marion University), were recognized by MDA of South Carolina for collectively raising over $10,000, making it possible for five children with muscular dystrophy to attend MDA’s annual summer camp. The chapters were presented their awards by Robert Watts, CFRA, Executive Director of…

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Midwestern State Participates in Alzheimer’s Walk

Published on: November 5, 2018

A group of KA brothers from the Gamma Omega Chapter at Midwestern State joined a total of about 200 people in the annual Walk to End Alzheimer’s, which raised more than $71,000 for the Wichita Falls Alzheimer’s Association.

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Joplin Fire Department & KA Raise $4k for MDA

Published on: October 29, 2018

On Saturday, October 27, 2018, the Delta Pi Chapter at Missouri Southern State University hosted a “Firehouse Run.” The 5K race was co-sponsored by the Joplin Fire Department and raised more than $4,000 for the Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA). Just as KA has supported MDA as our national philanthropy for many years, local fire departments…

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Acadiana Alumni Shoot for Charity

Published on: October 22, 2018

About 40 attendees, with some 30 of them being current Louisiana-area actives and alumni, participated in the 2nd Annual Acadiana Skeet Shoot Tournament, presented by the Acadiana Alumni Association. Association president Harlan Kappel (Gamma Phi–University of Louisiana, Lafayette ’92) reported that silent auctions for a good quality bow and a shotgun were held, and that…

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Chapter Update: Missouri Southern State

Published on: October 17, 2018

On September 29, 2018, fourteen brothers of the Delta Pi Chapter and their Alumnus Advisor, Danny Day ’77,  helped renovate flower beds at the Joplin Lafayette House. The House’s mission is to provide a safe sanctuary, compassionate, and empowering services to heal those suffering from effects of domestic violence, sexual assault and substance use disorders.  Joseph…

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KA “Sheep Dog” Leader Helps Disaster Victims

Published on: October 16, 2018

“Helping Others Is a Way of Life” is the motto of Sheep Dog Impact Assistance (SDIA), an Arkansas-based non-profit organization whose main focus is on helping people affected by disasters, like the hurricanes that have hit the South in the past month. When a natural disaster strikes, teams of skilled “Sheep Dogs” – military, law enforcement,…

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Midwestern State KA and MDA raise $25,000

Published on: October 3, 2018

Reposted article from theWichitan.com by Tommy Chhe, Reporter • October 2, 2018 Kappa Alpha and the Muscular Dystrophy Association raised $25,000 for kids and adults diagnosed with muscular dystrophy, ALS and related muscular-debilitating diseases on Sept. 12 at the Lake Center. Small and big businesses and community leaders within Wichita Falls went for the cause of donation. Kaleb Collins,…

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2018 Fall – Tennessee Chapter Update

Published on: October 1, 2018

University of Tennessee, Pi Chapter: Newsletter September 30th, 2018 Welcome Our New Members On August 22, 2018, 42 of the University of Tennessee’s finest signed their bids with Pi Chapter. This brings chapter membership to 157 men. Such progress would not have been possible had it not been for the countless hours of hard work…

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Barwick Gives Back to Disabled Children

Published on: September 27, 2018

Lins Barwick (Tau–Wake Forest ’15) is the financial coordinator for Challenged Children Foundation International (CCFI), a non-profit organization founded by his girlfriend Nicole Johnsen. Based in Cape Coast, Ghana, CCFI serves children with disabilities and their families. Barwick said he has long held a passion for helping young disabled people, and his efforts in Ghana…

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