AXΩ Volunteers with local Refuge House

Recently, Sisters had the opportunity to volunteer at the local Refuge House. Refuge House is a local agency that supports survivors of Domestic and Sexual Assault. Refuge Houses’ mission is “to provide direct services to victims of domestic violence and sexual assault, and to their children and families, as well as to eliminate such violenceContinue reading “AXΩ Volunteers with local Refuge House”

Don’t Let Abuse Derail Your Dreams Livestream

We were proud to support and attend the DVCC live event: Don’t Let Abuse Derail your Dreams. We were able to hear survivor stories from others who have experienced dating abuse and learn ways to help someone in an abusive relationship. We also learned ways avoid an abusive relationship. We are thankful to the entireContinue reading “Don’t Let Abuse Derail Your Dreams Livestream”

Light the Night – Altruistic Alpha Chis

Light the Night spreads awareness and advocates for those whose lives are affected by blood cancers, such as leukemia, myeloma, and lymphoma. The FSU organization plans the Tallahassee Light The Night Walk, the annual fundraiser for The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society. Teams adjusted this year to a virtual walk and look forward to being back atContinue reading “Light the Night – Altruistic Alpha Chis”

MyJourney November – PROGRAM WITH PURPOSE: DOMESTIC VIOLENCE AND OPPRESSION

We are fortunate to have a variety of trainings available to share at the chapter level from our education and leadership initiatives department at Headquarters! To continue with our DVA focus and lead us into our #donutsforDVA “drive-thru edition”, we picked a Programs with Purpose (PWPs) to focus on our values of devotion and altruism.Continue reading “MyJourney November – PROGRAM WITH PURPOSE: DOMESTIC VIOLENCE AND OPPRESSION”

Orientation Retreat – DVA & Self Worth Focus

We proved we could adpat by transforming our yearly September Sisterhood Retreat, aka Orientation Retreat, to a virtual Zoom session. Thanks Lily Stallings, MC17 Nursing, for coordinating our focus this year with collaboration from Refuge House, VP Risk Management Molly Reinking, VP Finance Megan Skipper, and VP Intellectual Development Sierra Morris. We focussed on fourContinue reading “Orientation Retreat – DVA & Self Worth Focus”

DVA Gala & Family Weekend!

Hello and welcome back!! We hope everyone is having a great week so far, and are so excited to share some of our experiences over the past one with you all. Just last weekend, Florida State celebrated its annual Family Weekend. Here at the 518 we joined in on the events of the weekend, alongContinue reading “DVA Gala & Family Weekend!”

Donuts for DVA

On October 5, our Beta Eta Chapter held Donuts for DVA to raise money for The Tallahassee Refuge House. We raised a total of $5,974, and in honor of our Panhellenic sister Holly Cummins, we donated half of the money raised to Alpha Phi’s philanthropy. We are so proud to be a part of thisContinue reading “Donuts for DVA”

Our donations to Refuge House #AXODVA #AltruisticAXO #VioletAgainstViolence

We appreciate the relationship we have with Refuge House. We help them monetarily through fundraising events like #PizzaPiewithAlphaChi and #DonutsforDVA. Sisters lend helping hands physically as well, by volunteering when needs arise such as painting or helping with Halloween carnivals. Refuge House holds trainings for our sisters, allowing AXOs to understand more about domestic violenceContinue reading “Our donations to Refuge House #AXODVA #AltruisticAXO #VioletAgainstViolence”

Healthy Relationships Week

February 9th-13thwas Healthy Relationships Week! The women of the Beta Eta chapter of Alpha Chiheld and participated in events, put together by Philanthropy Chair Lauren Flannery, throughout the week to celebrate healthy and loving relationships.  The week kicked off with an ice cream pajama party.  Sisters came to the house dawned in onesies and otherContinue reading “Healthy Relationships Week”