By Jackie Monarrez |Staff Writer| Every ten seconds a report of child abuse is being made. Kappa Delta Sorority of Cal State San Bernardino volunteer each year to bring this statistic down by holding their annual Shamrock 5k run. This was Kappa Delta's sixth year in a row to hold this event; which was on March 5th. The run is to raise money and awareness for Prevent Child Abuse America (PCAA). In 2015 Kappa Delta raised over $27,000 for PCAA and their goal for 2016 was to raise $30,000. PCAA helps nearly 100,000 families who have been affected by child abuse with their Healthy Families America program. With the money raised by Kappa Delta approximately 80 percent goes to … [Read more...] about Kappa Delta 5k earns $20,000+ for PCAA
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Marysol Guzman |Staff Writer| Kappa Delta will hold their third annual Shamrock 5K walk/run March 9 in front of the Pfau Library to raise awareness of child abuse. Kappa Delta does this charitable run to raise money and awareness for Prevent Child Abuse America (PCAA), a national prevention awareness campaign geared towards educating local communities about child abuse, and the Child Help facility, a national non-profit organization dedicated to helping victims of child abuse and neglect. Raymond Aguirre, a third time runner, said the cause was motivation itself to participate. “I work with kids and, unfortunately, I see first hand when abuse in the household takes place,” said … [Read more...] about Kappa Deltas host run for child abuse awareness
By Ashlynne Macan |Staff Writer| It’s the end of the quarter and we made it through yet another school year. Congratulations to all the graduates, we wish you the best of luck in your future endeavors and hope that you continue to contribute to you organization even after you have become alumni. This quarter has been great and so many things have happened and I’m glad you all let me be a part of it. I’ve seen so many different philanthropic events and even got to donate my own time to each of them. St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital, the Make a Wish Foundation, the March of Dimes, Red Cross, Prevent Child-Abuse America, The Children’s Miracle Network, Huntsman Cancer Institute, … [Read more...] about What’s Greek This Week — Finals Week!
By Katherine Valadez |Staff Writer| Child abuse victims across America will benefit from over $12,000 raised right here at CSUSB, if a few Coyotes have their way. The Kappa Delta Sorority will hold a 5K run at CSUSB March 10 to raise money for the charities Prevent Child Abuse America and ChildHelp. Last year $12,000 was raised and the sorority plans to raise more money for this year. The funds will go to prevent child abuse and help victims of abuse. The Shamrock 5K Run/Walk 2012 is the last event held during "Shamrock Week," which includes a basketball tournament in the Recreational Center. Last year, approximately 300 people attended the Shamrock event. "This is our second annual … [Read more...] about Kappa Delta host run to benefit children