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I’m proud to be a sorority girl (yes, even after the crazy email that went viral this week). For me, my sorority was never about snobbery or exclusion, but rather a chance to connect not only on my college campus, but across the country. When I lived in other cities, one of the first things I did was join the local Kappa Delta alumnae group and I am still friends with women I met through those groups.
Kappa Delta also has several national philanthropies that its chapters, both collegiate and alumnae, support. One of those is Prevent Child Abuse America.
Prevent Child Abuse America was founded in 1972 and helps ensure healthy child development by providing services for victims of child abuse, as well as advocating for a national framework to help stop child abuse before it starts.
On Monday, April 22, the Cleveland West Alumnae Chapter of Kappa Delta will be holding a fundraiser to support not only the national Prevent Child Abuse America organization, but also the local Bellflower Domestic Violence and Child Advocacy Center, which focuses on domestic and child abuse victims.
We call this fundraiser our Shamrock Event and every Kappa Delta collegiate and alumnae chapter across the country holds a Shamrock Event to benefit both Prevent Child Abuse America and a local organization.
It’s a serious issue for which we’re raising money, but we’ll be doing it in a fun way and all are welcome! Come to Two Bucks in Avon from 6-9pm on Monday, April 22 for a wine and appetizer event. Your $25 admission at the door gets you 5 different wine tastings, as well as a tasty appetizer spread including cheese tray, crab cakes, goat cheese beef sliders, strawberry cheesecake shooters, and more. Proceeds benefit PCA and the Bellflower Center.
For more information and to RSVP, click here. I hope to see you at Two Bucks that night. It’s a great cause and it’ll be a great time! Plus, you can say you spent your Monday night at a sorority party!
***Disclosure: I am a member of the Cleveland West Kappa Delta Alumnae Chapter. As always, all opinions are 100% my own.***