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Deltasig Supports MADD and Blood Drives

March 13, 2012

Welcome back to Terminology Tuesday! Each Tuesday we will blog about some commonly misunderstood terms within the Fraternity. It’s our hope that you will take the time to read and then share this information with others.

Delta Sigma Pi has two national community service initiatives: Make A Difference Day and the National Blood Drive. Make A Difference Day is a national day of helping others — a celebration of neighbors helping neighbors. Created by USA WEEKEND Magazine, Make A Difference Day is an annual event that takes place on the fourth Saturday of every October (Start making plans for October 27, 2012!). The National Blood Drives runs from September through April and chapters and individuals can sponsor or co-sponsor a blood drive, donate blood or volunteer.

Each province also has a provincial initiative, which is selected annually by your PVP or Provincial Chair and is voted for approval at your Provincial Council meeting. Contact your Provincial Chair with any questions with respect to your Provincial Initiative.  Those listed below are in effect until June 30th.

  • Northeastern – Habitat for Humanity
  • South Central – Ronald McDonald House
  • Southern – Verizon Hope Line
  • Western – St. Jude
  • North Central – American Cancer Society

To be eligible for the Outstanding Service Award and to qualify for CMP’s Chapter of Recognition, chapters must participate in Make A Difference Day or the National Blood Drive or the provincially selected initiative.

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