Philanthropy calendar of events

By on September 26, 2017

Wondering how to give back without leaving campus? Greek life makes it easy with a fun and philanthropic event nearly every week. All are welcome at these charitable events, so Greek or not, there’s a way for you to get involved and give back.  With the majority of events being team-oriented activities, the Greek community encourages you to grab your friends and come support these worthy causes.

Saturday, Sept. 30:

Delta Tau Delta – Deltona 500

Delta Tau Delta will be hosting its Inaugural Deltona 500 event on Saturday, Sep. 30. It is a tricycle race that will take place in the College of Arts and Sciences parking lot. All funds will go to its national fund, Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF). Attendance and participation will be $5.

Sunday, Oct. 1:

Alpha Chi Omega – Frisbee Fest

Alpha Chi Omega will host its 20th annual event, Frisbee Fest, raising money for BHcare, an organization supporting the fight against domestic violence. The organization started this event after one of their Quinnipiac sister’s died of injuries she sustained from domestic abuse. This event will take place on the quad from 12 p.m. to 2 p.m. Entry is $5 if you purchase your ticket beforehand and $6 at the door.

Tuesday, Oct. 3:

Alpha Epsilon Pi – Pie for Pi

On Tuesday, Oct. 3, Alpha Epsilon Pi will host Pie for Pi on Bobcat Way Lawn. The cost of one pie will be $2 and the cost of three pies will be $5. All the money raised will go to its national philanthropy fund.

Saturday, Oct. 7:

Gamma Phi Beta — G Phi Bootcamp

On Saturday, Oct. 7, Gamma Phi Beta will have a G Phi Bootcamp at 11 a.m. on the Quad. It will be $5 to play all the fun yard games and free to attend. All money raised will benefit its philanthropy, Girls on the Run.

Sunday, Oct. 8:

Alpha Delta Pi – Diamond Heist

Alpha Delta Pi will host Diamond Heist, a capture the flag tournament on Sunday, Oct. 8 starting around 12 p.m on Echlin Lawn. Proceeds go to the Ronald McDonald House.

Monday, Oct. 16:

Phi Sigma Sigma and Delta Upsilon – DU Even KaraϕkΣΣ 

Phi Sigma Sigma and Delta Upsilon will host an event called DU Even KaraΦkΣΣ on Monday, Oct. 16 at 8 p.m. in the Piazza. You can sing your heart out for free and pay $5 to watch. Half the proceeds will go to the Phi Sigma Sigma foundation and the other half will go to Delta Upsilon’s philanthropy, Global Service Initiative.

Saturday, Oct. 21:

Beta Theta Pi – Beta Bowls for a Cure

On Saturday, Oct. 21 Beta Theta Pi will host Beta Bowls for a Cure at 11 a.m. on the Quad. For $3, you can attend and if you feel inclined to play, you can pay $5 to bowl on the lawn. All funds go to Making Strides, the National Breast Cancer Awareness fundraiser with its philanthropic partner, the American Cancer Society.

Saturday, Oct. 28:

Pi Beta Phi – Angels in the Endzone

Pi Beta Phi will host a Halloween-themed flag football tournament called Angels in the Endzone on Saturday, Oct. 28. Each player will pay $5 to be on a team of 10 and spectators can watch for free. All funds will go to its philanthropy, Read Lead Achieve, an organization that promotes children’s literacy.

Sunday, Oct. 29:

Chi Omega – Swishes for Wishes

Chi Omega will host its second annual basketball tournament, Swishes for Wishes, on Sunday, Oct. 29, in Burt Kahn from 12-3 p.m. Registration is $5 a person or $25 a team. Games will be five-versus-five and Quinnipiac’s own men’s and women’s basketball teams may make guest appearances. All money raised will go toward the Make-A-Wish-Foundation.

*Events are subject to change. See DoYouQU for most updated events.

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