Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority celebrates 43 years through donating to community
Published 2:27 pm Tuesday, June 23, 2020
The Lambda Xi Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Inc (AKA) is celebrating 43 years of existence. The virtual celebration will take place July 9, 2020 as the chapter was chartered on July 9, 1977 in Thomasville, GA. Currently, there are 94 members. In honor of this milestone, donations will be made to deserving organizations that serve the needs of the community. More recently, appreciation was shown to essential workers by delivering food to the workers in communities’ nursing homes, health departments, and fire departments. The communities served are Bainbridge, Cairo, Camilla, Moultrie, Pelham, and Thomasville GA. The local agency, Decatur Grady 911 Center in Bainbridge, was presented goodie bags on June 12th. Lambda Xi Omega participates in service programs that have transformed communities for the better, such as presenting academic scholarships, tutoring, mentoring, and helping other organizations alleviate problems.
Alpha Kappa Alpha Inc is an international organization that had its humble beginnings as the vision of nine college students on the campus of Howard University in 1908. The motto is ‘By Culture and By Merit’ , ‘We strive to be of service to all mankind’.