Charlotte Alumnae

Chapter 

of

Delta Sigma Theta

Sorority, Inc.

 

Our Programs

 

What is our public service commitment to the Charlotte community and beyond?

 

The Charlotte Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. has devoted financial and/or volunteer assistance to a number of programs and services that boldly confronts the challenges of African Americans and, hence, all Americans. Over the years, a wide range of programs addressing education, health, international development, and strengthening of the African American family have evolved. In realizing its mission, the Charlotte Alumnae Chapter provides an extensive array of public service initiatives through its Five-Point Thrust program.  These programs include, but are not limited to:

 

Economic Development:
Financial Fortitude
Participants in Habitat for Humanity efforts
Entrepreneurship

 

Educational Development:
Dorothy Counts Scoggins/E. Virginia Shadd “Breaking Barriers” Scholarship
The Dr. Betty Shabazz Delta Academy (11-14 yr. old females)
Dr. Jeanne L. Noble Delta GEMS Institute (14-18 yr. old females)
Cotillion

 

International Awareness and Involvement:
Haiti Relief Fund Donors
Donated funds to purchase water tanks in Africa
Supported the "Qudeni Community Project" for children orphaned by AIDS in South Africa.
International Day of Service

 

Physical and Mental Health:
Community Health & Wellness Fair
Community Fitness Challenge
Alzheimer's Awareness Volunteerism:  The Parc at Sharon Amity (assisted living facility)
My Cry in the Dark - Mental Health Awareness

Healthy Eating Initiatives

 

Political Awareness and Involvement:
World AIDS Day

"Step Up and Vote” Awareness – Candidate Forums, Voting Rights
Kids Voting
Gang Awareness
Delta Days with local government

 

Supporters of:
A Child’s Place

Hospitality House

Bright Blessings
Loaves and Fishes
The Salvation Army
Second Harvest Food Bank
Crisis Assistance Ministry
The Battered Women's Shelter

 

Other Activities:
Community Clean-ups
Sisters on the Square
Book Bag/School Supply drive