Community Service

On October 1, 2016, the chapter volunteered for the free Catalyst For Change (C.F.C.) Youth Leadership Conference as their first community service project. The chapter served as workshop facilitators and presenters, registration volunteers, guides, and security. Local Wave3 news coverage was provided to capture the C.F.C. mission and volunteers in action as key tools were provided to help the youth thrive in a diverse world.  Since October 28, 2016, the chapter has participated in the annual American Cancer Society Making Strides Aging Breast Cancer Walk and donated over $2,000. On November 27, 2016, to present, the chapter presented Zeta Phi Beta’s partnership with the March of Dimes through the Prematurity Awareness initiative in local churches. On December 9, 2016, Beta Alpha Xi Zeta was identified as one of the Centennial Premier Chapters to promote and implement Zeta’s Centennial Global Day of Service (GDOS), Founders’ Day, and Martin Luther King (MLK) Day. On January 16, 2017, the chapter partnered with the Academy of Music Production Education and Development (AMPED) and delivered a Protocol and Etiquette Workshop to over 35 youth. AMPED is a free youth music program that provides a safe environment for young minds to explore their creativity. The partnership received local Wave3 news coverage.  The chapter raised over $645 through their online fundraising campaign to support efforts for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. Their Founders’ Day program included a St. Jude’s presentation by Soror Ventara Massey – St. Jude Regional Development Representative, high school/collegiate book awards, and a raffle that raised over $1,000 for community service and scholarship endeavors.

In 2018, AMPED partnerships continued with chapter delivering Anti-Bullying, Social Media, and Resolving Conflict through Alternative Waysworkshops.  In 2019, the chapter delivered workshops for College Preparation, Retention, and Graduation, UPS Career Opportunities, and Financial Aid. On January 21, 2019, the chapter prepared and donated 150 care bags to the Center for Women and Families (CWF). The center provides trauma-informed advocacy and support for individuals, families, and communities affected by intimate partner violence and sexual assault. On February 2, 2019, the chapter volunteered for the CWF Shop & Share to collect goods and monetary donations at various Kroger stores to benefit domestic violence shelters. On March 18, 2017, the chapter raised $1,000 to support the YMCA’s focus of Youth Development, Healthy Living, and Social Responsibility through Zeta Zumba & CIZE classes. Since April 15, 2017, the chapter volunteers for the Mayor’s Give a Day of Service for Clean Louisville. They helped clean California Park and surrounding California neighborhood. On April 18, 2019, the chapter volunteered for the Mayor’s initiative to clean and enhance the landscape at Maryhurst which is an agency that helps children across Kentucky who suffer from neglect and abuse.