Feed the Homeless

Since 2004, Delta Tau Lambda Chapter brothers volunteer to feed the homeless at First Institutional Baptist Church (FIBC) in an effort to improve the lives of individuals in the greater Phoenix area, the third Friday each month.  On average more than 150 guests are fed at FIBC Feed the Homeless and Delta Tau Lambda brothers are an intricate part of the process. Brothers come out once a month roll up their sleeves and do what ever in necessary to serve. Brothers take on roles such as: setting up, food preparation, serving food, cleaning up and interacting with the guest.

Project Alpha

Mission Statement:

To engage Maricopa County male youth in a mentorship program that guides, counsels, tutors and advises them on leadership development, career awareness, educational planning, community involvement, social awareness and oral communication skills.

Program Highlights:

  • Provides education for young males 13-17 years old on the role of males in society.
  • Motivates young men to make decisions about their goals and values, and act in ways that support their decisions.
  • Builds young men's skills through role-playing. Utilizes appropriate male role models and mentors.

Project Alpha Partnership:

The men of Delta Tau Lambda Chapter have partnered with the Salvation Army KROC Center to provide the Project Alpha Curriculum to the youth of Maricopa County. This is the only partnership of its kind with the Salvation Army.

Click here to visit our Project Alpha program Web page.

Go To High School, Go To College

Purpose: Educate African-American male students grades 8-11 about the significance of graduating from high school and important steps to take to prepare for pursuing their college education.

Objectives:

  • Improve student self-esteem
  • Improve academic performance
  • Encourage students to complete high school and pursue education beyond the high school level
  • Increase social awareness and problem solving skills

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Arizona

Big Brothers Big Sisters and Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc. share a partnership to provide positive male role models to youth throughout Central Arizona.  There are over 250 kids, mostly Hispanic and African-American boys, on a waiting list for a mentor in our community.

Making a difference in a child's life is as easy as taking him to a sporting event, grabbing pizza together or teaching him to throw a football. We have several members of Delta Tau Lambda that have become Big Brothers and we also invite other young men in the program to our activities.

Recognizing that non-profit organizations survive on contributions, we have raised thousands of dollars for Arizona Big Brothers Big Sisters in 2010.

For more information about BBBS' mentoring programs or to apply online, please visit www.bbbsaz.org.


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