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Nashville Alumnae Chapter’s Bal d’Hiver: Supporting Theta’s Bright Young Women through Give to Lead, Give to Learn

Blog, Events, Give to Lead Give to Learn

By: Jessica Siegel, Gamma/Butler, Nashville Alumnae Chapter Vice President

In an ever-changing world, traditions are still a treasure. Kappa Alpha Theta has many long-standing traditions, some in place for almost 150 years. Similarly, in Nashville, Tennessee, the Nashville Alumnae Chapter has a tradition we hold dear to our hearts—the Bal d’Hiver, the oldest charity ball in […]

Omicron’s Commitment Will Impact Give to Lead, Give to Learn

Blog, College Philanthropy Events, Give to Lead Give to Learn

By: Kimberly Ostiller, Omicron/USC, 2014 CEO

This summer at Grand Convention, I was thrilled to learn about Theta Foundation’s Give to Lead, Give to Learn Campaign, supporting two important initiatives that provide a more enriching experience for all Theta collegians. After finding out that individual college chapters could participate in this fundraising effort by connecting with […]

My Theta Legacy: A Commitment to CASA

Blog, Story, Volunteer

By: Elise Connor Rowan, Gamma/Butler

I’ll be honest. I didn’t join Kappa Alpha Theta for the service and philanthropy opportunities. My decision in 2004 was motivated mostly by the prospect of dozens of new friends and a sense of belonging at Butler University, my new home.

Looking back, I got way more than I bargained for.

One unexpected […]

Support a Child Today: Valerie’s Story

Blog, Foundation, Pansy Patch, Story

In June 2014, Valerie Skinner spoke at the CASA Breakfast at Grand Convention in Orlando, Fla. Many Thetas were inspired by Valerie’s story and in just three short hours following the breakfast, attendees purchased 1,400 $5 pansies through Pansy Patch. Combined with a generous match from Valerie and her family foundation, Thetas raised $14,000—enough to change […]

Remarkable Teamwork Equals Extraordinary Success

Blog, College Philanthropy Events, Give to Lead Give to Learn

By: Carolyn C. Woodard, Gamma Tau/Tulsa, Theta Foundation Trustee

Before being elected to Theta Foundation’s Board of Trustees, I had never visited the Alpha Omicron Chapter at the University of Oklahoma. I was surprised to discover that it is one of Kappa Alpha Theta’s largest college chapters with just under 400 active members.  I thought to […]

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