At Kappa Chapter we are appreciative of what we have and we enjoy helping give back to those who are less fortunate or supporting a good cause. To that end, we host or participate in a number of philanthropy projects each year.
AKΛ's These Hands Don't Hurt
Alpha Kappa Lambda realizes that sexual assault is a serious problem on college campuses and believes that it can be fought through education, service, and philanthropic projects. The philanthropic fundraising aspect is the most visible of the three. The fundraising is performed via a "Promise Wall." The Promise Wall is displayed prominently in a high traffic area of campus. Students, faculty, and members of the community are asked to add their "hand" to the Promise Wall for a contribution of $1. By placing their "hand" on the wall they make a promise that their hand will not be used to harm others.
Zeta Tau Alpha (ZTA) Sorority's Big Man on Campus
The ZTAs hold the only all-male beauty pageant at Purdue University: Big Man On Campus. Every year Elliot Hall of Music is home to this spectacular event, which brings Greeks together for one night. Each fraternity on campus selects a candidate to represent his house on stage at the end of a week long events that are part of the Big Man on Campus. A great time is had by all as ZTAs raise thousands of dollars for breast cancer awareness.
Theta-Fiji Grill Off
This event is sponsored by the Kappa Alpha Theta sorority chapter at Purdue and helps CASA by raising money through hosting the annual Theta-Beta Grill Off. Every year, Thetas clear out our parking lot and fraternities and sororities team up to see who can cook the best meal. Teams compete to be voted for having the best meal and the best theme.
Alpha Phi (AΦ) sorority's Ivy Man
This year 19 fraternities selected one member to be their Ivy Man but only one can win it all. The winner of the Ivy Man competition earns a spot on our composite right in the center of all the lovely ladies of AΦ! Ivy Man's main purpose is to raise money and awareness about women's cardiac care. Heart disease is the number one killer of women; worldwide 8.6 million women die from heart disease each year.
Delta Gamma (ΔΓ) sorority's Anchor Splash
The annual Anchor Splash hosted by ΔΓ is one of the largest philanthropic events of the year for the Greek Community with 25 participating chapters and hundreds of crazy fans! The Boilermaker Aquatic Center was jam packed as swimmers took to the pool in a number of events. This year's events included five relays (Freestyle, Medley, Watermelon, Wet T-Shirt, and Inner Tube relays) and the famous synchronized swimming competition. The Watermelon competition features swimmers pushing a watermelon down the length of the pool; the Inner Tube relay brings out all kinds of strategies as teams race to the finish; and the Wet T-Shirt competition weighs swimmers down as the fight through the water wearing big wet t-shirts. These events get wild and crazy but the Greek Community shows up by the hundreds ready for a day filled with fun times in the pool. The events bring out good fun competition, crazy fans, but most importantly raise money for "Service for Sight".
Alpha Gamma Delta (AΓΔ) sorority's Alpha Gam
ΑΓΔ prides itself on the philanthropic efforts of collegiate chapters in raising funds for the national philanthropy. Nationally, ΑΓΔ has donated thousands of dollars to both individuals and organizations to benefit research and treatment of diabetes. Every chapter has a unique philanthropic event to raise funds. at Purdue, ΑΓΔ hosts the Alpha Gam Cup, a soccer tournament for fraternities and men's cooperative houses.
Every year talented Kappa Chapter AKΛ's participate in many
philanthropies on campus.
Above are videos and below are photos of some events.