Community
Service


Community Service is an extremely important part of Lambda Theta Alpha. This is when we have a chance to give back to those who gave to us.

Beta Alpha Chapter's goal this year was to develop a chapter philanthropy and increase the number of community services we participate in. Well, we succeeded in both. Our chapter philanthropy is Habitat for Humanity; and due to our hard work, our National Board honored us with the Outstanding Community Service Award.

It reads:

Lambda Theta Alpha
Latin Sorority,Inc.
Presents

Beta Alpha Chapter
University of Hartford

With this

Outstanding Community Service Award

For your commitment to the Unity, Strengthening and Advancement of the Latino Community.




We were also recognized by the University of Hartford for our work. There is an awards, "Women making a difference," which we were nominate for. Out of eighty students, we were the only organization and one of the five finalist along with our beautiful sister, Luanda.

We also won
University of Hartford
Division of Student Affairs
recognition of

Community Service Award
1997-1998


On an individual basis, Andrea, Aida and Luanda were recognized by the University of Hartford for their personal contribution to our community.

Here is a list of our community services.
*Habitat for Humanity
*OXFAM America (collected money for the hungry)
*American Heart Association
*National Kidney Foundation
*March of Dimes
*HLA Registry Foundation
*Member of Nutmeg Big Brothers/Big Sisters
*Donated money to LEAP Program, in order to
       help fund a trip to Washington, D.C.
*Red Cross Crisis (Diaster Relief for Hurricane)
*Donated money to Multicultural Office book fund
*Tutored dysfunctional children at Maria Sanchez
       Elementary School
*Participated in "Take Back the Night"
*Soup Kitchen
*Volunteered in Educational Main Street
*Helped Village for Family Services with
       handicapped children for trick-o-treating during Halloween
*Hartspring Foundation of Big Brothers
      and Big Sisters Clothing Drive


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