VICTORVILLE, CA- The High Desert Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. will host a Kwanzaa Celebration on Saturday December 17. The celebration will be at Victor Valley College downstairs in the Student Activities Center from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. This event is for all ages and free to the public. Come learn about Kwanza and participate in this event.
The Alumnae Chapter will also sponsor the 11th Annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Commemorative Peace March Monday January 16, 2017. The location is the corner of Seneca Rd. and Civic Drive in Victorville (Victorville Courthouse). The March begins at 10 a.m. This event is free and open to the public.
For more information on both events, call 760-951-0680 or 760-240-7147.
RIVERSIDE, CA- The Fair Housing Council of Riverside was the site of holiday joy and the spirit of giving on Tuesday, November 22, 2016. The Riverside Alumni Chapter (RAC) of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc. and members of its Kappa League Youth Program collaborated with the Council, community volunteers and local charitable organizations to provide turkeys, canned goods, clothing, socks, shoes and toys to families in need.
Over 400 families were served with the help of community partners, which included the Silhouettes of RAC Kappa Alpha Psi, Theta Pi Sigma Chapter of Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority Inc., the Pi Rho Chapter of Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc. and Martin Luther King High School Black Student Union.
On the heels of its successful turkey giveaway, the Fraternity is in the midst of finalizing the details of its upcoming Shop with a Kappa event, which is its annual toy distribution to Riverside children.
“Every year we look forward to shopping with the children and their families, because it allows Kappa to impact the children in a meaningful and memorable way”, says Polemarch Demarius Carmichael. Walmart Stores has partnered with the Fraternity to host the annual shopping spree, which will take place on Sunday, December 18, 2016. Participants are referred by the Fair Housing Council and other charitable organizations based on need.