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Alpha Phi Alpha fraternity donates to Salvation Army during Alpha Week

Pine Bluff, Arkansas – In a meaningful act of philanthropy, the Delta Sigma Lambda Chapter of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity Inc. contributed $500 to the Salvation Army in Pine Bluff, marking a significant moment during their Alpha Week Celebration.

Celebrating 75 Years of Service and Giving

This generous donation, made on December 8, coincided with the fraternity chapter’s 75th anniversary. The fraternity’s long-standing commitment to community service and support was highlighted through this contribution. The members of the fraternity were warmly received by Salvation Army leaders Capt. Jason Perdieu and Lt. Rachel Perdieu, who have been key figures in organizing programs aimed at assisting those in need.

Judge Earnest Brown, a member of Alpha Phi Alpha, expressed the essence of the fraternity’s philosophy in the news release: “It’s not about what we get, but what we give.” This sentiment underscores the altruistic spirit that guides the fraternity’s actions and initiatives.

Jackie Harris, the president of the Delta Sigma Lambda Chapter, reiterated the fraternity’s core values and its dedication to uplifting the community. “Our fraternity is committed to manly deeds, scholarship, and love for all mankind,” he said. “Through our donation to the Salvation Army, we aim to inspire and uplift those in need, fostering a sense of hope and compassion within our community.”

For 75 years, the Delta Sigma Lambda Chapter has been actively involved in advocating for social issues, promoting academic excellence, and striving for equal opportunities for all. Their donation to the Salvation Army is not just a financial contribution but a symbol of their ongoing commitment to making a positive impact in the community and society at large. This act of generosity serves as a beacon of hope and an example of the fraternity’s dedication to service and brotherhood.

Ethan Sullivan

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