Programs of Akron Alumnae Chapter 1960-Present under The Five Point Thrust as mandated by Grand Chapter

 

ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT

  • Cooking For A Cause- proceeds donated to charity
  • Hurricane Katrina Relief
  • Women Build-Habitat for Humanity
  • Food Drive
  • Thanksgiving Baskets
  • Share a Christmas Program
  • Piggy Banks to Portfolios-Collaboration with Caring Communities
  • Financial Fortitude-Money Matters part I and II
  • The Minerva Fund of Akron, Ohio was created through a collaborative effort of the members of DST to secure ownership of a building. 

EDUCATIONAL DEVELOPMENT

  • Red and White Ball
  • Peppermint Tea
  • Del-Teens
  • Halloween/Harvest Party
  • Cinderella Ball
  • Junior Jabberwock
  • Black History Program
  • Career Day with Akron Urban League
  • SCONS (Summit County Organization of National Sororities) -Headstart Program
  • Summer Enrichment Programs (grades 1-6)
  • Book Instead of Toys- Collections to donate books to libraries for the Akron Public Schools
  • RIF (Reading Is Fundamental)
  • Senior Grandparent Program
  • Les Belles Perles Cotillion
  • United Negro College Fund Fundraisers
  • Evening of Soul with Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc.
  • Babes in Toyland
  • Endowed Scholarships at Central State University and The University of Akron
  • Teen Lift
  • Charm Clinic 23
  • "The Interview and You"-Booklet
  • Deltas Read
  • Delta Academy
  • Delta Gems
  • Sponsored the Principles of Kwanza
  • Chapter Donated $1500.00 to the Delta Endowed Scholarship at Howard Univer-sity
  • BECOME Scholarship at Kent State University-$4000.00
  • Project GRAD Akron Scholarship-$4000.00
  • Maktaba (Delta's Book Club): The Book Club meets monthly at a local cafĂ© where we review and discuss books chosen by a designated discussion leader.

INTERNATIONAL AWARENESS AND INVOLVEMENT

  • Films sent to school in Zimbabwe, Africa
  • The Darfur Project-Building a Well in the Sudan
  • CARE Kenya Inc.- Pennies collect for Kenya-Dr. Bonyo
  • Books sent to Ghana, Africa
  • Mary Help for the Sick Mission Hospital in Africa
  • Haiti Relief
  • The Delta Maternity Wing at the Thika Hospital in Africa
  • Summit V - Clinical Depression Screenings

PHYSICAL AND MENTAL HEALTH

  • Hirambe-Mentoring Public Housing Mothers
  • Mind Body and Soul
  • Sisters Working it Out
  • Health Fairs with Akron Black Nurses Associations -Readinger, Channelwood, Edgewood,
  • Health Kits for Mentally Ill Patients
  • Christmas Party for Battered Women's Sheltered
  • Toys for Tots for the Children's Home
  • International Day of Awareness-HIV/AIDS
  • Senior Citizens Christmas Party
  • Mitten Drive
  • Mastering Menopause
  • Coalition on Adolescent Sexuality
  • Women's Health Forum
  • Minority Health Fair at Rolling Acres Mall
  • Sooth Your Nerves at Summa Professional Center
  • Mammogram Drive 24

POLITICAL AWARENESS AND INVOLVEMENT

  • Voter Registration
  • Meet the Candidates
  • Hands Across America
  • Sojourner Truth Building Dedication and March
  • In 2000 - Reenactment of the Suffrage Movement
  • Women History Month-March
  • Delta Days- the Akron City School Board-Akron Public Schools
  • Delta Days at the Akron City Council
  • Purchased NAACP Life Membership- paid in full
  • OPERATION Big Vote- Distributed green ribbons throughout the community in response to the Atlanta Murders
  • National Census Sabbath Day Support
  • Older America Act-Senate Bill 1536
  • Kemba Smith case