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Chapter Programs

Since its founding in 1913, Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. has clearly distinguished itself as a public service organization 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, Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. provides an extensive array of public service initiatives through its Five-Point Program Thrust:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Awarding the Carrie Hill Tatum Memorial Scholarship to college-bound high school seniors has been a primary project for the chapter. Other educational activities include Little Miss Jabberwock, the Black History Bowl, the Annual Spelling Bee, and the Delta Academy and G.E.M.S. (Growing and Empowering Myself Successfully) Programs. Our community-wide activities include support for the Thurman Brisben Homeless Shelter, Loisann's Hope House Trees of Hope, Women's Forum, Community Baby Shower, Love Thy Neighbor, Habitat for Humanity, Unity Festival, Social Services Thanksgiving Baskets, Young Men's Connection and Partnership for Academic Excellence. These programs are supported by proceeds received from our signature event held annually, the Red and White Gala, our signature event held in February.

  • Economic Development

  • Educational Development

  • International Awareness and Involvement

  • Physical and Mental Health

  • Political Awareness and Involvement

In the Community

The Charitable Partners committee collaborates with and supports Grand Chapter's eight designated charitable 

partners.

EMBODI is designed to refocus the efforts of the Sorority, with the support and action of other major organizations, on the plight of African-American males. 

Habitat for Humanity (HFH) Committee act as volunteers and supporters of the Greater Fredericksburg Habitat for Humanity (GFHFH) and ReStore. 

The committee plans programs to extend the scope of civic, cultural, political and educational activities in the communities and at Delta Days in the Nation's Capital.

The Annual Dance raises funds for public service initiatives and community service projects. Funds raised support projects in the Chapter’s service area.

This program provides cultural, educational, social, and community service activities for young girls in Elementary and Middle School.

Thanksgiving Baskets

FAAC partners with local Departments of Social Services to ensure local families facing economic difficulties have enough food during Thanksgiving.

Delta GEMS was created to catch the dreams of African-American at-risk, adolescent girls aged 14-18.

Financial Fortitude

Financial Fortitude is a process that will help program participants to set and define goals, develop a plan to achieve them, and to put the plan into action. 

Relay for Life

Relay For Life is dedicated to helping communities attack cancer. Through donations and  time our communities are teaming upto make a difference. 

World AIDS Day

International Awareness and Involvement  designates December 1st as World AIDS Day dedicated to raising awareness of the AIDS pandemic.

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