Affiliation begins a lifetime of
giving for most members of Alpha Chi Omega. We give
generously of our time and resources to advance women,
our chapters, and our national organization. Through
such gifts we are able to sustain opportunities for
women today and tomorrow.
Alpha Chi Omega has a rich history of philanthropy that stretches back to our founding in 1885. Through educational and leadership programs we provide leadership training and opportunities for learning. We honor our tradition of excellence in the fine arts by supporting the MacDowell Colony. And Alpha Chi Omega emphasizes supporting women in need through numerous activities and fundraisers to benefit victims of domestic violence.
The Alpha Chi Omega Foundation
is the philanthropic arm of the fraternity, providing
support to individual members, to chapters and to the
Fraternity in the form of educational grants. The
Foundation financially supports Leadership Academy,
IMPACT alpha chi omega, Kristin's Story, as well as many
other educational programs.
THE FOUNDATIONS MISSION: The Alpha Chi Omega Foundation supports the educational and philanthropic purposes of Alpha Chi Omega through effective fundraising and stewardship of financial resources.
ENSURING CONTINUED SUPPORT FOR OUR SISTERS
Through Educational Assistance Grants, Member Assistance Grants, Love & Loyalty Grants and Scholarships, the Alpha Chi Omega Foundation provides merit and need-based financial assistance to members and those closely related to Alpha Chi Omegas, as well as chapters for their members-demonstrating continued support for our sisters.
As well as The Alpha Chi Omega Foundation, the Fraternity encourages our members to support victims of domestic violence through connections with local agencies and to assist in the development and implementation of programs and hands-on activities to educate themselves and others about domestic violence. Members can donate, volunteer, or work to change laws in our efforts to eliminate domestic violence.
The MacDowell Colony, located in
Peterborough, New Hampshire, was Alpha Chi Omega's first
altruistic project and upholds our tradition of interest
in the fine arts.
The seven Founders of Alpha Chi Omega joined together for fellowship and to foster an interest in music and the arts. In their honor, the Alpha Chi Omega Foundation supports the arts through an annual contribution for the maintenance of Star Studio at The MacDowell Colony. Star Studio was built in 1911 with funds from Alpha Chi Omega Fraternity.
All of this information and more can be found on our National Website.
at Delta Epsilon each spring we host our annual Frisbee
Fling which is open to all fraternities, sororities, and
any organization at SEMO. It is a very competitive
day-long ultimate Frisbee tournament A raffle of locally
donated prizes is also held to raise money. This
philanthropy helps raise money for the Women's Safe
House of Cape Girardeau. Donations by participating
organizations and local businesses help to support this
The month of October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month. Alpha Chi Omega participates in different community service activities each week, including chalking the campus sidewalks with educational facts about domestic violence, collecting old cell phones, and delivering information cards about domestic abuse to area stores. We also host a candlelight vigil to honor those who have been hurt by domestic violence.
While our main philanthropy is to support the victims of domestic violence, here at Delta Epsilon our members are also heavily involved in serving the local Cape Girardeau area. On and off campus, sisters participate in a variety of service activities, such as Big Brothers Big Sister, The Humane Society, The Boys and Girls Club, Special Olympics, Salvation Army, and many more.
HIGHWAY CLEAN-UPS: Alpha Chi goes out
monthly to do our part in keep Kingshighway clean in
RACE FOR THE CURE: Each year Alpha Chi's participate in the Susan G. Komen St. Louis Race for the Cure. All of the money collected goes to helping organizations provide breast cancer education, screenings, and aid in treatment programs. T
OTHER EVENTS: David's Bridal Fashion Show, Vintage Fashion Show, The Gala Event for Child Center Marygrove, Special Olympics, Big Brothers Big Sisters, Habit for Humanity, Invisible Children, Thrift Store for the Women's Safe House, and The Humane Society
Delta Epsilon also participates in the 8 different fraternity philanthropies on campus. These are always very fun and a great way to raise money.