Prevent Child Abuse America
Since 1984, Kappa Delta collegiate and alumnae chapters have held Shamrock events — local fundraisers that vary from pancake breakfasts and 5K runs to silent auctions and golf tournaments — to support the prevention of child abuse. Shamrock events, staged by thousands of Kappa Delta women in hundreds of communities nationwide, are held throughout the year and have earned local and national media attention.
Every year, KD collegiate and alumnae chapters raise more than $2 million to benefit child abuse prevention efforts. A full 80 percent of the money raised stays in the community and is donated to local child-abuse prevention agencies; the remaining 20 percent goes to the Kappa Delta Foundation to support Prevent Child Abuse America’s national office for its national programs. PCAA was founded by a Kappa Delta, the late Donna Stone, Lambda-Northwestern, which makes the cause that much more relevant to the sorority.
Each year, our chapter hosts Rhodes' longest-running philanthropic event-- AllSing.
Held each year during Parents & Family Weekend at Rhodes, All-Sing brings together each Greek organization as well as other campus organizations for a choreographed song and dance competition. All-Sing is the largest philanthropic event at Rhodes throughout the year. Proceeds benefit Prevent Child Abuse America and Prevent Child Abuse Tennessee. During the 2019-2020 academic year, Alpha Delta raised nearly $10,000 dollars through All-Sing, 80% of which stays right here in the Memphis community!
At Rhodes, KD loves to participate in other Greek organizations' community service events as well -- you'll see us all around campus! If you have any questions about community service or any of our events, please contact our Vice President of Community Service, Mallory Saleh.