As members of the Tau chapter of Kappa Alpha Theta, we continuously strive to grow as individuals in accordance to each of the four points of the Kappa Alpha Theta kite – personal excellence, leadership potential, intellectual curiosity, and commitment to service. Our chapter wholly embodies the last of these points, working both together and as individuals to give back to our communities, and accumulating a total of 1550.5 hours spent in service just this school year.
Theta members frequently donate time to the YMCA, which prides itself in being a cause-driven organization for youth development, healthy living, and social responsibility. Working with an organization such as the Y has not only been beneficial to them, but to our chapter, as it gives our members the opportunity to partake in local community events and grow closer as a sisterhood through shared experiences.
Our chapter is also unique in our commitment to service through individual efforts. In addition to serving as a chapter, members will often volunteer their time through other organizations, thus expanding the impact of their aid. Our members have volunteered as tutors, caregivers, and dancers in Northwestern Dance Marathon, in order to benefit the Evanston and Northwestern community. We take pride in the generous and caring nature of our sisterhood.
Furthermore, our chapter has made an effort to participate in interfraternal philanthropy, such as chaperoning a field trip to the Museum of Science and Industry with Phi Kappa Psi for 35 Chicago Public School students, organized by Supplies for Dreams. We are also currently planning an event with Delta Delta Delta at The Talking Farm, an Evanston urban farm, to facilitate panhellenic bonding through service and shared cause.