Tri Delta

at Washington DC Metro

Chapter Philanthropy

The Washington DC Metro Tri Delta Alumnae Chapter Philanthropy Co-Chairs are Tycely Williams and Meghan Holland. You can reach them by email them at: philanthropy@dcmetrotridelta.org

In addition to our national partnership with St. Jude, the Washington DC Metro Tri Delta Alumnae Chapter volunteers locally in the Washington, D.C. area.

Philanthropy May 2020 Update

Helping our Chapter Members During COVID-19

Our Philanthropy chairs are coordinating grocery and supply drop-off for Members that are high risk during COVID-19. If you or someone you know needs groceries delivered during this time, or are willing to drop off groceries, Meghan Holland and Betty Jeung are coordinating needs and making matches with those that can help.

Call for Volunteers

Do you have an interest in enriching the lives of young women? Volunteer to commit a few hours a month to leading the promotion, selection, and stewardship of the Barbara Downey Freson Scholarship. The commitment is very flexible and promises to provide an extreme amount of satisfaction. You will serve alongside the Co-Chairs of Philanthropy, Treasurer, and President and will have access to and the full support of the Board. Please contact Meghan Holland and Tycely Williams to learn more.  

ConnectDDD Platform

Interested in connecting with fellow Tri Deltas? It's easy to do. No need to leave the comfort of your cozy home. Simply join CONNECTEDDD, an online community of sisters where you can mentor, search for a mentor, forge career connections, explore job and internship opportunities, and discover sisters with shared interests and hobbies. Be sure to join our Alumnae Chapter Group & consider helping us connect within and beyond our local community.  Click here to access the connectddd platform.

May 2020 Philanthropy Fun Fact

Even in the midst of these uncertain times, we can be brave, bold, and kind by advancing the magnificent, meaningful, and marvelous motto of Tri Delta. Throughout the year, our chapter answered the call to “Let us steadfastly love one another”. With your support, we raised hundreds of dollars for the children and families of St. Jude's Hospital and have donated gently used clothing to The Lamb Center to aid as dozens of women transition out of homelessness. Thank you for living a life of Delta Love!

April 2020 Philanthropy Fun Fact

April showers should bring rightful reasons for Tri Delts to rejoice.  Although many of our collegiate sisters are preparing to close-out an unexpected ear, they can still find inspiration from sisters like Barbara Downey Freson.  And, so can you.  Barbara was a dedicated member of our Alumnae chapter who selflessly gave her time, treasure, talent, and perseverance to raising a large portion of the scholarship fund.  Barbara coordinated the "Delta Shop" and dedicated the proceeds towards our undergraduate scholarship.  This month will you join us in honoring Barbara's legacy by turning April showers into a reason and season for generosity to reign? When paying your dues, please consider a donation to the Barbara Downey Freson Scholarship Fund.  Contributions of any size make a meaningful difference and we thank you in advance for honoring Barbara's legacy while investing in the potential of a collegiate sister. 

March 2020 Philanthropy Fun Fact

March is the perfect month for pansies to bloom. As you witness the beauty of the Tri Delta flower, remember it is a symbol of alumni membership and the third step in our lifetime development. When you support our alumnae philanthropy you help actualize the power, purpose and passion of the pansy. Tri Delta chose children’s cancer charities as our philanthropy focus in the early 1970s—please continue to support our efforts so we can boldly build upon our legacy.

February 2020 Philanthropy Fun Fact

February is a wonderful time to highlight the heart of our philanthropic matters. In 2018, our Chapter reamed our scholarship to the Barbara Downey Freson Undergraduate Scholarship to honor the memory of one of our most loyal proponents of the scholarship. Your support enables us to award scholarships to collegian sisters. Thank you in advance for helping us spread Delta Love through our alumnae philanthropy.

January 2020 Philanthropy Fun Fact

January starts a new commitment to philanthropy. Over the years, our Chapter has contributed over a quarter of a million dollars to the children’s oncology programs at Children’s National Medical Center in Washington, D.C., INOVA Children’s Hospital in Fairfax, Virginia, and St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital in Memphis, Tennessee, Tri Delta’s national partner in the fight against children’s cancer. Let’s ensure some things never change. Join us in 2020 to build upon our Chapter’s bold philanthropic legacy. 

Thank you for supporting the Tri Delta -Washington DC Metro Alumnae Chapter!

 

 

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